Design for cognitive business

IT infrastructure transformation for India power company

How do you successfully migrate a substantial database to new hardware and storage in a tight timeframe? IT infrastructure transformation of this magnitude is a major undertaking for a large enterprise, and one that comes with substantial risks. In this blog post, I want to share the story of how IBM helped a major power […]

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IT in the wild

Quick: picture the leader of IT infrastructure for your organization in your mind. Regardless of what your colleague may look like, we’re willing to bet that you at least pictured a fellow human. But if you take a closer look at some of our pals from the animal kingdom, you might just start to wonder […]

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Architecting for disruption – a digital change manifesto

We already know that technology shifts can disrupt industries. How you choose to invest in IT infrastructure today can impact your organization for the next two decades. To succeed, your business strategy and your business technology must be inseparable. But who is likely to possess that knowledge – the partner that can help you integrate […]

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The three C’s of enterprise security for bolstering defenses

If you’ve picked up a newspaper or visited a news site in the past few weeks, it will come as no surprise: the number, variety and complexity of enterprise security threats all continue to increase in the modern digital age. In addition to a constant stream of malicious outside threats, enterprises also need to contend […]

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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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The right IT infrastructure for fast data and analytics

A manufacturer improves the ability to match output with demand that enables earlier logistics planning and rising profitability. A natural gas company’s engineers get a clearer picture of its pipeline operations to greatly enhance decision-making capabilities. And with a more holistic view of its customers, a bank’s executives are able to offer products that appeal […]

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Who’s tops in server reliability? Ask 750 enterprise users

Imagine what would happen if one of your critical, revenue-generating applications suddenly became unavailable. What if the systems running your core transaction processing services went down or suffered a security breach? Each hour of downtime typically costs between $150,000 and $400,000, and each “average breach” lasting from one to 60 minutes could cost upwards of […]

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Build your foundation for advanced data analytics

Massive amounts of data and multiple data sources provide today’s businesses with the opportunity to glean new insights, leading to creative business decisions and the potential for competitive advantage. Moreover, innovative organizations are using machine learning, cognitive applications, artificial intelligence (AI) and other advanced technologies to quickly extract that insight and react with agility to […]

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