By Chris Nott and James East on 2 December, 2022

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 […]

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By Prashant Jajodia on 24 November, 2022

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, […]

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By Richard Davies on 17 November, 2022

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 […]

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By Chris Nott and others on 11 November, 2022

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 […]

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By Sreeram Visvanathan on 8 November, 2022

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 […]

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By Hannah Rhind on 27 October, 2022

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 […]

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By Hannah Rhind on 29 September, 2022

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 […]

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By Alex Solly on 5 September, 2022

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 […]

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By Hannah Rhind on 1 September, 2022

This is John. Creating collaborative projects with universities

Welcome to episode 7 in our interview series, This is my IBM. This week, I chat to John McNamara, Master Inventor and currently UK University Program Lead. John provides an insight into his technical career to date, shares his passion for collaborative learning opportunities, innovation, and mentoring, as well as an enduring love of science […]

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By Gerry Johnstone on 24 August, 2022

Capacity for today, and tomorrow.

Evolution is a natural state for technology and for business, both must constantly evolve and move forward to keep up with demand in one way or another. Vivo Energy, the distributor of Shell and Engen branded fuels to retail and commercial customers across Africa, is no different. Over the last few years Vivo Energy has […]

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By Leendert van Bochoven and others on 15 August, 2022

IBM and Improbable in partnership to deliver a new technology edge

“A nation’s ability to fight a modern war is as good as its technological ability.” (Frank Whittle, RAF officer and inventor of the Turbojet engine)     The war in Ukraine demonstrates that we need to rethink how we configure ourselves for modern, multi-domain hybrid conflict.  Against an undemocratic adversary with different values, our tactics […]

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By Hannah Rhind on 9 August, 2022

This is Tara. Creating Next Gen Leaders

Welcome to episode 6 in our interview series, This is my IBM. This week I talk to Tara Suran from IBM Consulting. Tara shares more on her journey as an apprentice at IBM, what she is learning about herself along the way and how excited she is to be stepping onto the property ladder for […]

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By Joe Hollinworth on 29 July, 2022

IBM – UKI Salesforce Partner of the Year Award 2021/22

IBM are absolutely delighted to have been awarded Salesforce UKI Partner of the Year Award 2021/22! 3 years ago, in the IBM Salesforce Consulting Services practice we set a vision to become ‘The most admired GSI in the UK & Ireland’. Since setting that vision, we have worked relentlessly towards that goal. We have partnered […]

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By David Hewitt on 15 July, 2022

Power of Hybrid, Multicloud Innovation Creates a Seamless Customer Experience Across UK Industries

Think about the rate and pace of innovation we are all experiencing as customers in today’s digital age as UK business continues on its mission to modernise – from securely initiating a timely banking transaction to ensuring the video of a must-see sports final does not get dropped on a 5G network. All of these […]

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By Stephen Harmer and Alina Jingan on 13 July, 2022

A Connected CRM At The Heart Of Your Growth

Times have been testing for companies in almost every industry in recent years. After nearly 24 months where so much has changed in Media and Entertainment, from how we work, to how we consume content, to how we engage with audiences, it has certainly meant that many organisations have been forced to rapidly adapt to […]

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