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The hybrid cloud – from ‘big bang’ to ‘fit for purpose’

  The Mars 2020 Rover, which recently landed on Mars, is equipped with two Power processors. Indeed, the versatile Power platform is also one of the building blocks of an effective hybrid cloud solution, as are, for example, IBM’s Flash Core SSDs with hardware-based encryption and compression. Hybrid Cloud has been a buzzword for some […]

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Dutch Ministry of Defense signs contract for modern and flexible IT

  State Secretary Barbara Visser of Defense signed a contract with IBM, on behalf of the market consortium Athena (IBM/Atos/ Unica) to start in 2021 with the realization of a renewed, future-proof IT infrastructure. Focus will be on the IT infrastructure-parts that have the most added value for operational actions. The Ministry of Defense service […]

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Increasing resiliency as HR

  While ‘being more digital’ has been top of every company’s agenda over the last decade, automation too — in some form or another — has been quietly liberating employees of repetitive task work. Over time this has shifted beyond merely creating efficiencies and cutting costs, and is now being used to enhance employee productivity, […]

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Veilige gegevensopslag en digitaal vertrouwen: een stimulans voor bredere transformatie

  Vertrouwen moet je verdienen. Dat geldt vooral in de digitale wereld en voor de overheid en publieke instanties. Overheidsorganisaties werken met enorm veel gevoelige persoonsgegevens die de burger hun toevertrouwde. Dat vertrouwen is nodig voor succesvolle hervormingen en initiatieven in het publieke domein. En het is essentieel voor een efficiënte uitvoering van beleidsmaatregelen en […]

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Partnership creates intelligent cloud

The IT environment has increasingly evolved into a combination of diverse cloud services, complemented by on-premises systems. Software-driven intelligence and automation help to get the most out of such a hybrid landscape. This creates new opportunities for IT service providers. Take the Belgian NRB, for example, which offers customers a unique self-service cloud brokerage platform. […]

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Blockchain: what, why and how?

  Everyone’s talking about Blockchain. Your peers are. Your employees are. Your competitors are. But are they making sense? What exactly is Blockchain, what can it do for your business – and, crucially, how do you start adopting it? Simply put, Blockchain is a trusted, distributed ledger that enables the sharing of business processes between […]

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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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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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