Digital transformation

Building a hybrid cloud strategy with IBM Systems Consulting

Cloud computing, Digital transformation, IBM Systems Lab Services

In my previous post, I argued that a foundational element of digital transformation is the integration of new technologies with existing core systems into hybrid clouds. In IBM Lab Services Systems Consulting, we work with clients around the world using a combination of proven expertise, tools and methodologies to develop business-aligned IT strategies and implementation ...read more


Embracing hybrid cloud on your digital journey

Cloud computing, Digital transformation, IBM Systems Lab Services

Cloud, mobile and social engagement are driving a digital disruption that’s revolutionizing business. Individuals are more connected than ever before, taking advantage of more diverse channels of engagement. Readily available digital technologies have empowered consumers to expect more from their service providers (financial institutions, government, retailers and so on). They want faster, more transparent ways ...read more


How are executives transforming their businesses with AI?

AI, Big data & analytics, Digital transformation...

The seemingly boundless possibilities for artificial intelligence (AI) have arguably made it the most important general-purpose technology of our era. Yet the immediate question in many executives’ minds has moved beyond the envisioned potential and towards how businesses are successfully implementing and using AI today. To gain insight into this topic, the IBM Global C-suite ...read more


Architecting for disruption – a digital change manifesto

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

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 ...read more


Power Systems: the open innovation platform

Cloud computing, Digital transformation, OpenPOWER...

CEOs know that business technology is in a state of perpetual motion, and trendsetting innovation is often a collaborative effort that will engage multiple business partners. Achieving digital transformation success in today’s hypercompetitive environment also requires an open ecosystem — one that includes flexible capabilities that adapt to specific IT needs. CIOs and CTOs crave ...read more


Mainframe reinvention: empowering digital trust

Data security, Digital transformation, Encryption...

According to the findings from a recent Gartner market survey, growth is the #1 business priority for 58 percent of CEOs. This is up from 42 percent in 2016. Gartner “conducted a survey of 388 CEOs and senior business leaders in user organizations worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2016 to examine their business issues ...read more


Data breach epidemic has huge implications for businesses

Blockchain, Data security, Digital transformation...

The data that resides on a mobile phone is better protected than the data that resides in most corporate data centers. Eighty percent of the data on mobile phones is encrypted, according to a Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. study, because it’s easier to encrypt data on millions of identical devices. Encryption is largely absent in corporate ...read more


Is your organization undergoing a hybrid cloud evolution?

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Data centers...

In the last few years, cloud computing has evolved considerably, motivating CTOs and other IT leaders to rethink their enterprise cloud strategy. They want to modernize their IT environment and shepherd their organizations along a path to digital transformation. Besides reducing costs, they also need to consider whether a cloud infrastructure is efficient and flexible, ...read more


Forget everything you know about trust

Data security, DevOps, Digital transformation...

Have you ever stopped to think about what trust really means? At its core, trust is defined as a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability or strength of someone or something. Your something is your business, and your business is now operating in an age where everything is digital. What does trust look like ...read more