Systems design

Artificial intelligence is coming: Are you ready? (Part 2)

In part 1 of this blog series, I set the stage with how artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed in recent years and outlined an approach to build an AI strategy. Now, let’s look at data transformation, training techniques and subsequent steps in the AI journey. Data transformation and training techniques for your AI strategy Here […]

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Artificial intelligence is coming: Are you ready? (Part 1)

Artificial intelligence (AI), technically known as “machine intelligence,” is a buzzword in the tech industry today. Businesses are finding innovative ways of mining data to generate insights that help them understand their customers better. In an era in which marketing rules, business leaders see a strong need to personalize marketing content to make it more […]

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IBM’s Product Environmental Stewardship Program

Climate change, global warming, greenhouse gases, ozone depleting substances, lead contamination – these are phrases we hear all the time in the news. Each of us are trying to complete our piece of the puzzle for a better environment, but what should manufacturers do when designing their products? At IBM Systems, we have had a […]

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IBM Systems technical events: “What’s the difference?”

Recently I’ve been asked quite a bit about the IBM Systems tech events being hosted in the US, specifically “What’s the difference between them?” The short of it: not much. IBM Systems Technical University events are designed to provide technical education to clients, IBM Business Partners and IBMers. The TechU events feature a wide range […]

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Inside the Client Centers pt 1: Rock and roll

I recently had the opportunity to spend some time at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, that iconic museum on the shores of Lake Erie in the great city of Cleveland, Ohio.  Built by I.M. Pei, the architecture of the museum is stunning, geometric forms and a pyramid rising beautifully against the backdrop of […]

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Developing an effective digital transformation strategy

Digital technologies like mobile, social, analytics and cloud have redefined how we do business, revolutionizing client-business relationships and providing new ways to deliver and consume information. According to a survey by Forrester, executives expect 47 percent of total sales to be influenced by digital by 2020, but only 26 percent believe their CEO has a […]

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How to make sure your IT project succeeds

The sad reality is that most IT projects fail, far exceed budget or are completed well behind schedule. As CIO reported in 2016, 55 percent of IT professionals say they’ve had a project outright fail. But why? We need to understand why so that we can figure out how to improve the success rate. In […]

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IT is a business unit, and it is transforming industries

In a recent education session, my colleague Lisa said that IT is a business unit. As I nodded in agreement, I suddenly had an OMG moment (that is, a moment of revelation). I realized that not only is IT a business unit; IT is increasingly a revenue-producing business unit. Technology transforming business Most people agree […]

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Cognitive in action: 3 new IBM IBV studies on travel loyalty

IBM is committed to helping our travel clients thrive, and one way we do so is by sharing our thinking about the future of the industry. In our recently released travel loyalty series, the IBM Institute for Business Value articulates a clear vision for how travel companies can get more from their travel loyalty programs […]

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