By Tom Naxton on 14 March, 2019

Cloud Expo Europe 2019 – We’ve had the conversations, now let’s build the future together!

CloudExpo Europe 2019 has come and gone in the blink of an eye. The London Excel saw thousands of delegates descend upon it throughout the course of Tuesday and Wednesday this week, eager to see the latest cloud innovations the industry has to offer as well as have meaningful conversations to help further their respective […]

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By Moya Brannan on 12 March, 2019

Home is where the heart is

The modern family is not one where we all live in the same house, this is often driven by our desire for independence, once we become adults, we more often than not want to spread our wings and build our own nest. However as “adult children” move away, their parent and elderly relatives grow older […]

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By Corinne Doherty on 8 March, 2019

Tips and Tech Talks to Thrive in a Multicloud World at Cloud Expo Europe 2019

According to research from Ovum, while 20 percent of business processes have already moved to the cloud, 80 percent of mission-critical workloads and sensitive data are still running on-premises because of performance and regulatory requirements. As they enter the next phase of their cloud journey, many organizations will be moving away from “one cloud fits […]

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By Jeremy Worrell on 8 March, 2019

A Beginner’s Guide to IT Marketing

“IT marketing” sounds like a very unusual discipline. Historically, the best-equipped CIOs had analytical backgrounds, and many were natural introverts. Self-promotion may not have come naturally, and where it did it may still have been ineffective. But (as I often claim) the IT function is in a slow fight for survival. Winning means adapting to […]

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By Mark Wakefield on 7 March, 2019

UK’s First P-TECH to Open

Combines classroom and career training to address tech skills shortage Today, the UK takes an important step in advancing digital skills in education and workforce development, as IBM announced the launch of Pathways in Technology programme, or P-TECH, initially at two schools and one college. P-TECH is a new, non-selective, approach to secondary school education. […]

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By Lois Smith on 4 March, 2019

Transform your Cloud Capabilities from Mission Impossible to Mission Possible

Have you ever wondered how to integrate your public and private cloud? Or thought about what a multi-cloud environment could offer your business? Today’s world requires cloud more than ever with a constantly evolving digital landscape. Join IBM who are the headline sponsors for Cloud Expo 2019 from the 12th-13th March at the Excel Centre […]

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By Jenny Taylor on 4 March, 2019

Securing the new collar workforce of the Future: IBM and National Apprentice Week 2019

Employers are spending more than £6 billion a year on the skills shortage[1] (Open University Business Barometer 2018), predominantly through recruitment activities, but buying skills and not building them is a short-term approach, which ultimately won’t pay dividends. It is crucial that organisations take a more sustainable approach using training to address their skills gaps. […]

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By Tom Naxton on 1 March, 2019

IBM – Headline Sponsor at Cloud Expo Europe

It’s that time of year again when the great and the good of the Cloud world converge on London and showcase their wares to an eager delegation of attendees. Yes, Cloud Expo Europe 2019 is almost upon us. IBM will be there as the headline sponsor for the event, there will be numerous opportunities to […]

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By Angel Hernandez Bravo on 28 February, 2019

Building citizens’ trust in Government

There are few guarantees of origin and quality for olive oil customers.  Labelling is frequently limited, perhaps stating only the country of production – no details on the type of olive, its quality, the farm which harvested it, or the mill where it was produced. Spain is the world’s leading olive oil producer, responsible for 50% of all production.  Olive oils […]

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By Andi Britt on 27 February, 2019

No time like the present: how AI is transforming HR today

Welcome to our HR Modernization Playbook: Tomorrow’s people – Why HR matters more than ever in the age of artificial intelligence. Digital transformation is happening faster than ever. The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will redefine jobs, enhance employee productivity and accelerate workforce development. In fact, skills and culture – not technology – […]

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By Chris Nott on 26 February, 2019

Gaining the information advantage

Government departments are facing varied and evolving threats. These are often asymmetric and demand speed and agility by Governments to understand and counter adversaries that include serious organized crime, fraudsters, insurgencies and terrorism. It is not limited to defence and public safety organisations, but affects departments collecting taxes and providing benefits. Cloud computing offers new […]

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By Bill Kelleher on 22 February, 2019

England Rugby and IBM

With England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales all set to play this weekend, rugby is on many of our minds. You may have seen that The Rugby Football Union (RFU) recently announced IBM as an official partner of England Rugby, which is something I’m very excited about. Under the partnership, we are working together using IBM Cloud […]

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By Chris Nott on 21 February, 2019

Overcoming Government Inertia

Peter got off the phone from Nina with relief. He now had the support he expected from the Government, but it had taken numerous phone calls and persistence to get it. Within the Government department, Nina and her team had spent several frantic days trying to understand discrepancies in Peter’s records. It had taken a […]

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By Tim Goody on 20 February, 2019

Taking the ‘e’ out of e-commerce

Why technology is the last thing retailers should consider when it comes to digital transformation Traditional retailers are facing an uncertain future. And it’s not hard to see why. Many find themselves competing with pure digital retailers for the attention of consumers who are themselves have grown up knowing nothing but digital. Most will have […]

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By Tony Boorman on 7 February, 2019

Building certainty into banking services

A customer-focused approach to resilience Every time a data breach hits the headlines, banks and financial services firms echo their commitment to resilience. But the challenge isn’t going anywhere soon: the likelihood and cost of a data breach is growing year-on-year, with financial services a more likely target than any other industry. The world is […]

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