Hybrid IT service management

Four key forces that are impacting digital business

Digital technologies are ushering in a new era of business, but is your organization ready for the change? Customer expectations are high: users want personalized, real-time, omnichannel experiences. Traditional industry boundaries are shifting as a result of market changes. New technologies come out every year, and businesses at times struggle to adapt to the rapid […]

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IBM POWER8 and OSU advance genomics research through porting

IBM POWER8 is serving a major role in an immensely significant field of science, genomics. Genomics is the study of the genome, the complete DNA within a single cell of an organism. Advances in genomics research have triggered a revolution in understanding the most complex biological systems. Researchers can use DNA sequencing to search for […]

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DevOps for z Systems provides leading edge function day one

IBM takes pride in offering day one development tooling support for emerging technologies available within IBM z Systems. Applications delivered on complex or emerging environments require development tools that can scale to the complexities of the work you do. With day one support, you don’t have to worry about these complexities and issues. Take IBM […]

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Three ways to align IT with business priorities

How does your organization view IT? As a competitive business differentiator or merely a necessary cost? Why align business and IT Why worry about business and IT alignment? The short answer is: technology shifts influence every aspect of today’s businesses. According to the Global C-Suite Study, CEOs say technology is the chief external influence on […]

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Eight tips for working with a cloud service provider

Technologies like cloud computing have created new challenges for CIOs and IT teams, but working with a cloud service provider (CSP) can relieve some of that pressure. How can your CIO and IT organization ensure that your CSP is doing the right things? Here are eight tips to get you asking the right questions: 1. […]

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“It’s complicated”: How cloud computing challenges today’s CIO

I’m a technical advisor to IT teams, and that means at some point most of my conversations include the phrase: “It’s complicated.” This phrase is particularly pertinent when it involves cloud computing. Cloud is a major topic of conversation in CIO corners these days, and it is discussed as both a potential saving grace and […]

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3 things you need to know about new file dependencies

Put file dependencies to work for you. In a previous post, we introduced conditional dependencies, and here you can watch how to get started with them. Using IBM Workload Scheduler, you can define different types of dependencies for your workflow. This post is about file dependency, which prevents the execution of a task until the […]

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4 Pillars for choosing a technology asset disposition vendor

Before the 1980s, very little data was stored on computers. Most data remained on tape or magnetic disk. The data center kept those devices secure and shredded them at the end of their lives. The process kept sensitive information safe. Today, it’s not that simple. Proprietary and confidential data exists across many smaller devices. A […]

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Can’t-miss DevOps and Service Management experiences at World of Watson

IBM World of Watson 2016 is the ultimate data and analytics conference. Celebrating the rise of cognitive computing, it showcases how new technical approaches are changing the way people and machines work together. Throughout the week, you’ll have opportunities to network with 20,000 peers and experts, gain valuable skills from more than 200 hands-on labs […]

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