Digital transformation

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 ...read more


Enabling the API economy in banking

Digital transformation

Digital transformation is revolutionizing consumer and corporate banking—alongside many other industries. As banks embrace the growing importance of digital channels and interactions with their clients, they often talk about the need to have multi-modal or two-speed IT. For example, core banking systems need to provide enterprise-strength, high-volume, transactional integrity without fail. Customer interactions, on the ...read more


Multiple gears of IT: Are they a requirement or a luxury?

Digital transformation

As an IBMer in Silicon Valley, I live an interesting life. From family dinners to drinks with friends, debates about the changing speed of IT have been common in the last few months. The opinions vary from “If IT does not move at the speed of thought, the company will die” to “This is just ...read more


Speeding digital transformation powered by cloud integration services

Digital transformation

It’s no secret that we are fully immersed in information, tons of it. To be specific, 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data is created every day—not that we’re counting. Most organizations already recognize that their long-term viability will, in large part, be based on keeping up with this deluge. The ability to identify, share and ...read more


Three trends in digital transformation: Is your business ready?

Digital transformation

The world has entered a new era of computing. Oceans of data are flowing from every device in the Internet of Things (IoT)—phones, cars, health monitors, home appliances and more. This wealth of data provides new opportunities to derive insights that can help you understand and better engage customers. Businesses are partnering for faster innovation ...read more


How IBM Systems is empowering the insight economy

Digital transformation

IBM continued the conversation around leading industry trends like cognitive computing, analytics, cloud, mobile and the Internet of Things during this week’s IBM Insight event. More than 14,000 business and IT leaders from around the world attended. IBM Systems was well represented at the show, as our IT infrastructure platforms will serve as the foundation ...read more


Empowering your company with analytics and IBM Systems at Insight 2015 – Day 3 highlights

Big data & analytics, Digital transformation

Disruption. It’s happening in industries across the marketplace, so how do you make your mark to become an agent of change? Wednesday’s General Session addressed this and more, starting with a surprise announcement. IBM is acquiring all of the digital assets of the Weather Channel, tying closely into the theme of data. Ron Howard, Brian ...read more


Live or let die: Why mainframe shops need to step up their game

Cloud computing, DevOps, Digital transformation...

Digital transformation is here—Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Security and Social, also referred to as CAMSS. But what does it mean to us mainframe shops? Is it an opportunity to save the day, or a path to become marginalized? That is 100% up to you and here is why. The good news: CAMSS puts new requirements on ...read more


Empowering your company with analytics and IBM Systems at Insight 2015 – Day 2 highlights

Big data & analytics, Digital transformation

How does weather impact sales of soup? If you attended the Day 2 General Session at Insight, you can probably give an expert answer. Today was spent talking about how, with data science, you can build a business culture that will enable you to act faster, ask more questions and think creatively about solutions for ...read more