Re-imagining the workplace of the future at IBM Ireland
Monumental changes have taken place over the past few years, not least because of the unparalleled impact of the Covid pandemic. Add in other macro trends, including a heightened focus on sustainability, and it’s clear there’s no returning to the pre-pandemic ways of working. One of the opportunities thrown up by all this change is […]
Is improving Trade Promotions effectiveness the last chance to avoid category commoditisation?
Picture this: “The year is 2030. The most sold brands across all grocery categories are private label. What started as a temporary transition to private label in some key categories to avoid inflationary pressures during recession quickly became a fight for survival. Brands overspent on price support and promotion activity, and they were unable to […]
This is Erika. Creating trustworthy AI for our clients
Welcome to episode 10 in our interview series, This is my IBM This week I talk to Erika Agostinelli, a senior data scientist and project lead at IBM. She gives an insight into her experience helping clients establishing AI Governance frameworks with a focus on human-centred and trustworthy AI implementations. She shares how IBM enables […]
IBM and HSBC, promoting innovation by collaborating like a start-up
When I first heard about IBM Client Engineering, a team focused on driving innovation by “co-creating” with customers, I questioned how it would work in practice: investing in “co-creation” could be expensive and the complexity of our corporate customers would challenge our ability to run fast experiments. However, the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team, using design thinking and lean […]
Leading in a changing world – how technology and innovation are reshaping the UK services industry
In just a few years artificial intelligence has gone from being a novelty in law to an essential part of everyday business. We are only just beginning to realise its potential. In time it could bring transformative change to the services that solicitors offer, and that clients expect. In my opinion, it will not, though, […]
Financial Services Panel Discussion Summary
Prakash Pattni, Managing Director, IBM Cloud for Financial Services, EMEA reflects on a vibrant discussion hosted at IBM London which explored the challenges and opportunities facing fintechs and banks as they look towards the new year, with senior leaders from Lloyds Banking Group, Starling Bank, Innovate Finance and Scribe. As another transformative year in banking […]
Meridian IT and IBM: a partnership going from strength to strength
For years global services provider, Meridian IT, has been backed by IBM Storage and IBM Power servers to support its suite of enterprise cloud solutions. Recently, Meridian IT became the first IBM Business Partner to utilise IBM Power10. IBM solutions allow Meridian IT to build cloud environments suited to a broad range of clients, and […]
Navigating complexity: powering better-informed decision making with Improbable Defence’s Skyral and IBM’s DSaS
Our lives are defined by unprecedented volumes of data. Massive data – what we used to call ‘big data’ – has propelled us into The Information Age and continues to drive unprecedented technological innovation. It’s transforming how we live, connect and operate. Here’s one example. The Information Age has accelerated an unfortunate but perhaps inevitable […]
Digital Transformation in Banking – Chapter Three
I am a bit of a banking nerd. I use several banks and often find myself comparing their digital banking services. They are all very good. You can securely check your balance and make a payment on your mobile app with all of them. You can also do many everyday banking tasks like move money, […]
Defence 4.0 and Enabling Capabilities in an Ecosystem
Previous IBM defence blogs we have talked about the paradigm shift to Defence 4.0 which impacts a range of business and technical dimensions. A particular challenge in this transformation, for both industry and defence, is to clearly articulate and operationalise a ‘digital ecosystem’ which is underpinned by collaboration. The benefit of an ecosystem is that […]
Embedding analytics and AI in mission command
Defence chiefs are grappling with how to apply analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) for decision advantage knowing that commercial sectors already benefit. In particular, responding to activities designed by adversaries to coerce without military conflict and assist in decision making to act on specific operational problems. A study by IBM’s Institute for Business Value last […]
Building economic resilience and unleashing productivity through digital innovation
UK enterprises are facing a number of disruptive forces that necessitate transformation at pace – macro-economic challenges, socio-political challenges, and the focus on our own resilience. Industries from across the country are in the grip of a far-ranging digital revolution; an accelerated transformation that’s being driven by the desire to innovate and an appetite for […]
This is Rosie. Creating first class digital solutions.
Welcome to episode 9 in our interview series, This is my IBM. This week I talk to Rosie Rossington from IBM Consulting. Rosie explains about her work developing the digital experience for London Fashion Week and Boots, how much she loves a plan and the inspiration she draws from her favourite podcasts. Can you tell […]
This is Harshitha. Creating applications for critical national infrastructure.
Welcome to episode 8 in our interview series, This is my IBM. This week I talk to Harshitha Shivakumar from IBM Consulting. Harshitha talks about returning to IBM as a graduate after a successful placement year, the challenges and rewards her role provides working on critical national infrastructure and who her guiding light has been […]
Is outcome-aligned data really the future of data management?
For years, data has dictated the objectives set by businesses. Firms across all industries have gathered data sets and used the information to mould overall business targets and outcomes. However, times are changing; technological pioneers like IBM and Global Elite IBM Business Partner Mastech InfoTrellis (MIT) are adopting a new method of utilising data to […]