think 2018

5 top takeaways from Think 2018

The first Think conference is in the rear-view mirror. There, visionary speakers and experts shared their solutions for some of the world’s most daunting challenges, and IBM revealed some of our big bets on infrastructure innovation in the coming years. Now that I’ve had some time to reflect on the conference, I’ve assembled my five […]

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Demystifying AI for the enterprise at IBM Think

Is AI hype, or does it drive real business benefits? What are the main considerations in building an AI strategy that enterprises need to be aware of? These are some of the questions that I had the privilege of asking a panel of AI experts from IBM, NVIDIA and Gara Guru at the IBM Think […]

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Competitive innovation for building mainframe skills

Mainframe computers not only run traditional enterprise applications for airlines, finance and other industries, they also thrive on running today’s groundbreaking applications and open workloads in trusted environments. And as we continue to reinvent the mainframe for business-critical analytics, blockchain and other disruptive technologies, they are opening up even more exciting job opportunities in many […]

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Thinking differently about Linux servers

All the big breakthroughs in computing have happened because their inventors decided to think unconventionally. IBM’s Think conference brought together thousands of innovators to think differently about computing in an era of unprecedented change. Among the questions discussed: How can the world reduce the volume of plastic waste in the oceans? How can computing keep […]

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Blockchain and IBM LinuxONE: Going to the next level

For many, blockchain is synonymous with bitcoin, which is the best known example of usage of a blockchain network. However, its use in business has grown dramatically in recent years, and it is clear that the transformative power of blockchain across industries is only just being discovered. What are the possibilities? Well, here at the […]

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Astronauts, quantums, and mainframes, oh my! Day 3 recap from IBM Think 2018

Yesterday, Wednesday, kicked off Day 3 of the IBM Think conference in Las Vegas, and it was another day jam-packed with exciting and illuminating activities. The morning started at the Modern Infrastructure campus, where veteran astronaut, venture capital adviser and former IBM Product Manager Steven Smith took the stage to share an inspirational account of […]

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Big bets on infrastructure innovation: Day 2 recap from Think 2018

Tuesday at IBM Think built on the excitement of Day 1, with even more amazing announcements and eye-opening stories from our clients! The day kicked off with Ginni Rometty’s Chairman’s Address, which highlighted how IBM and our clients are putting smart to work. Ginni professed that we’re at a critical inflection point at the intersection […]

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IBM Spectrum Protect Plus delivers modern data protection

Modern data protection for your data-driven, multi-cloud digital business IBM Spectrum Protect Plus has been well received by press, analysts and the market. Steve Scully, Senior Analyst at The Evaluator Group, identified one of the critical reasons why in a recent paper on the subject: “A trend in the data center is to get more […]

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The best and the brightest: “Thinking big” in the cloud

Greetings from Las Vegas at the first IBM Think Conference!  Although this is my first Think conference (and more about the differences later) I am a veteran of IBM Innovate, InterConnect and IOD among others.  The thing I enjoy most about these conferences is the chance to learn from SMEs and brilliant industry leaders who […]

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