Multi-cloud offers endless possibilities

  Forget about the debate on the public versus the private cloud, that is an outdated discussion. Most organizations opt for the optimal middle way: a combination of proprietary systems and IT that runs in public environments. In addition, companies use a multitude of cloud services. Complicated and difficult to manage? Not with the right […]

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Marketer and machine: making cognitive work

Yes, cognitive computing is disruptive, in marketing as well as in other areas of business. To be successful, we need a different approach. Yet cognitive is not just about technology, it’s about people. Marketer AND machine: that’s the winning combination. There’s no sense denying it. Cognitive computers are able to process enormous amounts of data […]

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How cognitive gives CMOs a head-start

Marketing and sales leaders recognize cognitive as a path that leads to a new era for their businesses. Yet, despite this understanding, and a strong dose of optimism, many feel their organizations lack a number of the foundational capabilities needed to successfully implement a cognitive solution. According to a recent study by the IBM Institute […]

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Quantum computing breakthrough. What now?

  Expectations regarding quantum computing are running high. To speed up developments,  IBM is making universal quantum computers available for business, science and other interested parties. Next year the threshold of 50 qubits (quantum bits) will be reached. This level of processing power cannot be simulated on a traditional computer. That means that as of […]

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The real IBM Cloud

  Many of you have surely noticed that IBM has introduced a fundamental name change in its product portfolio. IBM Cloud, to which I am referring, includes more or less all the products and services we have used in recent years to profile ourselves as a transformative organization. These include Bluemix, SoftLayer IaaS, Watson cognitive […]

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A Cloud for DevOps

Developers involved in setting up a DevOps environment usually face a variety of challenges. An important phenomenon is that the development and testing environment must match the reality of the acceptance and production domain. In practice, this is not always the case. Applications that have been developed and tested with care ultimately do not seem […]

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The new dream team: BPM and blockchain

  Blockchain technology is the new hotshot player, wowing the crowds with new innovations. Business process management (BPM) is a powerful performer on the scene for a decade, consistently delivering. What happens when you combine them? With experience in both BPM and blockchain, we have compiled some advice for how these two technologies work best […]

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Increase the business value of APIs

  Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, define the data contract between two pieces of code. APIs used to be exclusively the domain of developers. In this post, I’ll show you how APIs provide the freedom for systems to evolve independently and create new opportunities for business growth. While APIs can exist at all levels of […]

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Tackling digital transformation in the multi-cloud world

  In today’s digital economy, enterprises face disruption by innovative business models and new players in the established industries. Their customers increasingly demand seamless and engaging experiences through a range of digital channels, including mobile apps, web, and IoT devices. Thanks to the immediacy of social media, many people have no patience for brands that […]

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