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By Ian Lithgow on 24 June, 2021

Building a “future of work” that works

Building a “future of work” that works   “In these unprecedented times”: the words as familiar as the pandemic by now, thanks to the radical and accelerated pace of change we’re living through. Work is changing. Technology is changing. And so are we. While Covid 19 has undoubtedly served as an accelerant, businesses have grappled […]

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By Chris Nott and Richard Davies on 8 June, 2021

Defence data – a new strategic asset

Much of defence is populated by a fragmented heritage of legacy solutions.  Data, process and associated organisations are frequently siloed.  This is one of the major inhibitors to realising the vision of integrating defence domains so that services can operate as one, not just nationally but in coalition. The support chain legacy Engineering and Asset […]

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Think Digital Summit UK & Ireland

Think Digital Summit UK & Ireland

Think Digital Summit UK & Ireland

We brought together the best and brightest technology leaders to help you beat the odds and brave the storm. All sessions are now available on demand from Think Digital Summit UK & Ireland.


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Technologies that are transforming financial services

New IBV Study: Banking on the Platform Economy

IBM Banking on the Platform Economy - IBV Study

View the latest study from IBM Institute for Business Value on how banks can reorganise the way they do business to compete successfully in an age of new cross-industry platform business models.


By Joy Macknight on 24 June, 2021

Managing Regulations and Risk in Financial Services: Exploring the benefits of a hybrid cloud environment

Managing Regulations and Risk in Financial Services: Exploring the benefits of a hybrid cloud environment. Banks have ramped up adoption of cloud technology in the past few years, fuelled by greater understanding of the technology and changing regulations in many jurisdictions, as well as its deployment by the challenger banks, which has proved in practice […]

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By Anthony Day on 3 February, 2021

Privacy Preserving Health Credentials Can Help Get Us Back to Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically accelerated the need for public and private sector organisations to rethink their use of shared spaces to help keep employees and citizens safe. As we move forward toward not only a return to the workplace but the return to ‘normal’, the use of health credentials – for example a credential […]

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By Sam Missingham on 22 January, 2021

Read it here first; what Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment can learn from the transformation of the book industry

As someone who has tracked the digital transformation of the book business for 12 years, I have always kept an eye on the wider trends across other entertainment industries. My personal view is, with the consumer at the heart of all of our businesses, there is always plenty to learn from each other. IBM have […]

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By Jeremy Bassinder on 15 January, 2021

How COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation – and how to stay ahead in 2021

The disparity between digital haves and have-nots has never been greater, but it’s never too late to innovate. The mounting pressure for businesses to fast-track their digital transformation journeys was kicked into overdrive in 2020. While the bell has long been chiming for businesses to rapidly adapt, harness the power of data and streamline their […]

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By Sharad Somanchi on 18 December, 2020

Let’s get personal: CX transformation to a segment of 1

There are broadly three intertwined factors that are driving transformation in customer experience in 2020. And, while wrestling with the complexity behind such change can be daunting, the upside for businesses who get it right can in itself be transformational. The first driver here is customers themselves. In a year that has accelerated online interaction […]

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By Zeeshan Ahmed on 9 October, 2020

CBM4Cloud Workshops

CBM4Cloud Workshops Since the turn of the year, alongside my usual job responsibilities, I have found myself running Component Business Model for Cloud (CBM4Cloud) workshops with our Public Sector clients. For those who are not aware, a CBM4Cloud workshop is a method that IBM uses (with or without a client) to understand the client landscape […]

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By Sreeram Visvanathan on 5 October, 2020

Post-pandemic thinking: how industries can break out of survival mode

The pandemic continues to dominate news headlines around the world. The ongoing pressures of the health crisis emphasise how critical remote working, business agility and digital customer engagement are to business. Business leaders the world over are reflecting on the need to build resiliency, flexibility and agility into their organisations (I explore some of my […]

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By Mark Davies on 23 September, 2020

Emerging stronger and smarter: A three-stage strategy to help clear the NHS backlog and build operational resilience post-lockdown

As the UK steels itself for potential further waves of COVID-19, we are still calculating the toll on our health service. With NHS resources significantly consumed by the pandemic, what will be the impact on healthcare provision in the medium term, and how can technology help alleviate the pressure? A new Ipsos MORI online poll […]

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By Claire Zhuang and Sunil Mehta on 17 September, 2020

How Extreme Automation Can Shape the Future of KYC

Celent estimated that the total IT and operational spend on AML and KYC activities by European financial institutions in 2019 has reached $12.5 billion. Despite of the increasing amount of investment on resources in the KYC process, financial institutions still face a number of major challenges and risks of hundreds of millions of dollars’ fines […]

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By Simon Edward on 10 September, 2020

How Think Digital Summit UK & Ireland 2020 can help us all Emerge Smarter

If you’d asked any of us a year ago where we’d be today, would we have even got close? Our current situation is not just changing the way we live and work, it’s also accelerating the pace of transformation – fast. And while it’s important to take these challenges in our stride, what we do […]

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By Andi Brocks on 1 September, 2020

IBM Cloud for Financial Services

Balancing innovation, agility and regulatory responsibility Financial Institutions in the United Kingdom have been at the forefront of digitalisation transformation, until now this has been primarily led by financial technology (FinTech) companies due to them being born on the cloud. Unencumbered by legacy systems and complex integrations has allowed them to innovate faster, innovating faster […]

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By Sharon Moore on 25 August, 2020

IBM Cloud for Public Sector in the UK

UK Government and IBM sign public cloud agreement to accelerate innovation across the public sector If you follow me on Twitter or LinkedIn you may have seen me in a short video sharing excellent news: the UK Government and IBM have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for IBM Cloud. This is a first for […]

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By Tom Woodham on 16 April, 2020

From crisis to clarity: How short-term supply chain problems can deliver long-term gains

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape our world in unpredictable ways. It’s a safe bet that millions of people now have a better understanding of the global supply chain than they did a month ago. That complex and interconnected chain is the reason why some store shelves remain empty and why others will be full […]

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