Open source

Open source software — changing the world

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Ecosystem & partners...

By 2020, digital transformation teams will source more than 80 percent of their solution components from open source communities. That’s according to IDC’s “Top 10 Tech Predictions For 2017.” Open source has never been more important to the IT industry. Key reasons include: Open collaboration brings together diverse skills to solve common problems. Open source ...read more


Blockchain: Who should be in your consortium?

Blockchain, Open source

I have been working on IBM Blockchain for two years and have spoken to numerous clients, all with unique and interesting ideas on potential use cases. Early on I had a team do a study on use-case viability, and we determined that there are four key ingredients to a successful blockchain network: a transactional process ...read more


How-to guide: Stay competitive in a digital economy

Open source, Power servers, Service providers

In today’s digital economy, regardless of industry, every company must embrace technology to adapt to the rapidly changing market dynamics. As data analytics and consumer demands evolve and grow, companies must modernize their IT infrastructure to deliver innovative capabilities and maintain competitive positioning. Modernizing your IT infrastructure can seem daunting; however, the following steps will ...read more


Going beyond the hype to a secure blockchain

LinuxONE solutions, Open source, Software

Many types of common business transactions — such as moving goods through a supply chain, or making multi-party contractual agreements — are more complex than they need to be. This is because each party to a transaction maintains their own, private records. Keeping all these records in sync is a time-consuming and inefficient process. Blockchain ...read more


Help IBM and Oregon State University strengthen open source for Power

Open source, Power Systems

Through collaboration, I believe we can open the doors to powerful opportunities for solving the challenges facing many organizations. That’s why I’m excited to share the news about the newest project IBM is embarking on with Oregon State University (OSU) — and to invite you to join us as we further expand the IBM Power ...read more


What’s so great about open technology? Plenty.

Cloud computing, Linux systems, Open source

Say the word “open” to our clients, and you’re almost certain to get a positive reaction. The subject might be open standards that everyone can build on. Or it could be open source software that people can tap into for immediate solutions. Or it could be open communities that help turbocharge innovation. IBM clients like ...read more