Perspectives

By Bob Booth on 22 August, 2019

Get agile to build delightful customer experiences.

Work fast – with purpose – and break down internal boundaries to become a Cognitive Enterprise Digital disruption today is a given. Technology is fundamentally changing life and business with such breadth, depth and scale – and, importantly, at such an exponential pace – that businesses are forced to rethink the way they organise themselves. […]

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By Lindsay Herbert on 22 August, 2019

Digital transformation: your questions answered by Lindsay Herbert

Lindsay Herbert is Innovation Leader for IBM iX UKI and an IBM Inventor. In addition to advising company leaders worldwide on how to further their innovation agendas, Lindsay also invents breakthrough technologies for IBM itself. Her most recent invention is the IBM Instant Checkout, a revolutionary innovation for retail. This ground-breaking technology has been featured […]

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By Jeremy Worrell on 21 August, 2019

Fail … but not TOO fast.

A critical theme of digital transformation is the drive for innovation, and rightly so.    Many years ago this was my “thing”. I led work on creative innovation for a client with a household name … and I loved the work. But like any other fashion, innovation easily falls into disrepute. It’s really easy to […]

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By Vijay Sharma on 21 August, 2019

Data on the brain.

A smarter way to curate data that serves your platform and differentiates your business. No doubt, your business has spent the last decade amassing big data. You may think this gives you an advantage over the start-ups that are snapping at your heels. But it’s what you do with it that really matters. Business leaders […]

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By David Metcalfe and David Terrar on 10 July, 2019

Every cloud has a shadow hiding!

Apologies for the play on words – couldn’t resist it! This is our third blog, continuing the series of “where we’re going we don’t need roads” #dontneedroads, and for those of you wanting the throwback link how about Cliff Richard and the Shadows (cue Apache or Summer Holiday for those of a certain age!) So […]

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By James Sutton on 25 June, 2019

Emerging Tech at SW19

IBM Technology Garden Every year, IBM has a Kiosk at Wimbledon where members of the public can come in and find out what we do to support The Championships as well as how some of the IBM technology we use works. For 2019, IBM have partnered with a data visualisation studio to build “The IBM […]

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By Holly Cummins on 20 June, 2019

The Future of Work is (More) Fun – Part 2

Automation eliminates toil When the printing press was invented, it almost immediately eliminated the arduous practice of copying books by hand. (Before the printing press, writing out the pages for a single bible would take around three months.) This life-changing mechanization accelerated with the industrial revolution, and many labour-intensive tasks were automated. This included factory […]

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By Holly Cummins on 20 June, 2019

The Future of Work is (More) Fun – Part 1

The Future of Work is (More) Fun With traditional industries and roles being disrupted by technology, it’s tempting to feel uneasy. But with it has come the rise of new collar employment, the reduction of toil with automation, the replacement of bureaucracy with collaboration and creativity. These changes are part of a general trend of […]

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By Chris Williams on 17 June, 2019

IBM serving up ace AI at Wimbledon 2019

Wimbledon is the tennis tournament every player dreams of winning and one of the highlights in the sporting calendar.  As the world’s leading tennis tournament their brand focus is “in pursuit of greatness” demonstrating their continual desire to strive to be the best while also acknowledging that is a continual journey. For the last 30 […]

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By Jenny Taylor on 12 June, 2019

Building a diverse and highly-skilled workforce for the future

By 2020 the digital skills gap will have grown to a huge 500,000 people according to Europe’s Digital Progress Report 2017. At the same time, UK school systems still primarily encourage more traditional routes into higher education via University excluding many young people from professional roles and emerging opportunities due to a lack of qualifications […]

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By Deborah Richards on 10 June, 2019

Five Reasons Why Organisations Must Accelerate Inclusion Initiatives

From childhood, we have a need to fit in and be accepted — Maslow’s hierarchy of needs outlines the basic factors driving both personal and professional motivation, building self-worth and happiness. Engaged employees’ impact on business performance is well-documented – and organisations are implementing initiatives addressing health and well-being, inclusion and more. These initiatives must […]

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By Bill Kelleher on 10 June, 2019

Harnessing the Positive Power of IBM Technologies for Greater Good

The meaningful impact that cloud solutions and AI learning have on everyday society is inherently difficult to quantify, and the cliché that “technology has transformed our lives” has started to ring increasingly hollow. When considering who benefits most from the advantages granted by cloud storage and machine learning technology, large-scale enterprises tasked with mass data […]

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By Sarah Ishak on 5 June, 2019

Let them build tech

So many CIO blogs out there are telling you to worry about shadow IT. Lock it down, control it, close all the loops and take down any new tech you find. Prevent, control and lockdown. After all, who else is getting 3 am calls from annoyed CEOs when technology falls down? I have a different […]

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By David Metcalfe and David Terrar on 30 May, 2019

Cloudy with some fog on the edge

To quote Monty Python “what have the Romans ever done for us”? The same question in the future may well be asked of cloud computing, and how it has changed the face of computing, driven a new wave of technology and enables business/digital transformation. So what has cloud computing done for us? Most people think […]

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By Chris Williams on 3 May, 2019

Artificial Intelligence – a team sport

What does it mean to deploy artificial intelligence into your business and what makes an AI project successful? These are some of the many questions we will be tackling in depth at our upcoming event on the 21st May at The Groucho Club, but until then, here are some topics you might wish to consider. […]

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