Digital transformation

Where do you run your cloud?

Digital transformation

In recent months, business leaders have intensified discussions on how cloud computing will affect their businesses. They have begun to question whether it is better to choose a public or private cloud. Today, we are seeing that digital transformation leads to cognitive businesses. In this new era, companies require infrastructure that is able to synthesize more

The bedrock of cognitive: Our top five posts from 2015

Digital transformation

Digital transformation is now a mandate for IT leaders, and in 2015 we’ve seen significant trends that underline the importance of building your business on a solid IT infrastructure. Across industries, companies are looking to take advantage of mobile and Internet of Things data, cognitive computing and the API economy to propel their businesses forward. more

Where does data storage fit in with big data?

Digital transformation, Storage

The Internet of Things, cognitive computing and services such as mobile, big data analytics and social media are generating millions of digital data every minute. The amount of information that is being generated in the world in the short and long term is infinite. In this context, it is incredible to think that the majority more

The world is unpredictable, but technological infrastructure is not

Digital transformation

How we live and how we work has changed dramatically. In recent years, we have seen mobile and social technologies transform the way we interact and do business. The data explosion caused by mobile devices and online interaction has made technology networks unpredictable. Now we see the digital revolution making room for the new cognitive more

Beyond Jeopardy!—How Watson is helping to build businesses

Digital transformation, Power Systems, Real-time analytics

In 2011, Watson made a dramatic public debut on the Jeopardy! television game show. Using IBM Power Systems and analytics software developed with open frameworks like Apache Hadoop and UIMA, Watson showcased a cutting-edge ability to understand complex natural language questions and sift through vast libraries of unstructured human knowledge. And Watson proved to know more

Digital transformation with IBM Middleware on cloud

Digital transformation, Software

Disruption across industries Companies of all sizes have the ability to disrupt or face the prospect of being disrupted. And never before have these threats and opportunities been more evident or emerged with such speed. We’ve all witnessed the jarring rise of Uber, SnapChat, and Netflix. Billion-dollar unicorns are popping up in every industry, forcing more

Enhanced weather analytics helps power companies keep the lights on

Digital transformation, Power Systems, Real-time analytics

“How’s the weather?” is an everyday question. But that question can generate potentially devastating answers in today’s energy-hungry world. When temperatures soar or lightning strikes, energy and utility companies may have to scramble to meet air conditioning power demands or restore electricity to thousands of businesses, homes and families. According to a study of US more

How retailers are using analytics to transform customer engagement

Digital transformation

The rules of retail continue to evolve. New competition disrupts anything status quo. As e-commerce and mobile technologies become key drivers of business, retailers face waves of market disruption. So how are today’s executives transforming the way they do business and staying in the game? The biggest risk to retailers used to be a new more

The API economy journey map: How are you doing?

Digital transformation

Recently, IBM announced the creation of an API economy journey map. It is a maturity model that represents how we see companies progressing through various stages of maturity in using, exposing and consuming digital assets to enhance their business. I’d like to elaborate on the model structure and how it can be used. Model framework more