Perspectives

By Chris Nott and Richard Davies on 18 November, 2021

Digital Transformation in Defence – Balancing the Strategic and the Tactical

Digital transformation has created new business models and continues to disrupt.  Whole industries have, and are changing, with data exploitation being a key point of differentiation.  This is being delivered by using innovative, cloud-enabled, digital technologies.  Digital Transformation is not merely an ‘innovation’ opportunity for the defence industry, but a necessity because adversaries already have […]

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By Tara Suran on 1 November, 2021

Behind the Scenes: life as an award-winning apprentice

Behind the Scenes: life as an award-winning apprentice Every year, the BAME Apprenticeship Awards celebrate the talent and diversity of British BAME Apprentices, their employers and learning providers. This year, Tara Suran, an apprentice at IBM currently working as a scrum master within IBM Consulting whilst studying Chartered Management at Manchester University, was recognised as […]

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By Carmel Duffy on 18 November, 2021

Digital Transformation in Defence – Balancing the Strategic and the Tactical

Digital transformation has created new business models and continues to disrupt.  Whole industries have, and are changing, with data exploitation being a key point of differentiation.  This is being delivered by using innovative, cloud-enabled, digital technologies.  Digital Transformation is not merely an ‘innovation’ opportunity for the defence industry, but a necessity because adversaries already have […]

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By Vikki Bradney-Spencer on 13 October, 2021

How SkillsBuild is helping a British army veteran build a new cybersecurity career

As IBM announces its commitment to skill 30 million people globally by 2030, I’m sharing an inspiring SkillsBuild story from the UK. Men Gurung, a former soldier with the Brigade of Gurkhas is using IBM SkillsBuild to help fulfill a long-held ambition to work in cybersecurity. IBM has long been committed to help former Service […]

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By Danielle Arney on 12 August, 2021

Behind the scenes: life as an IBM Business Management Degree Apprentice

Behind the scenes: life as an IBM Business Management Degree Apprentice This summer students across the UK are receiving GCSE and A Levels exam results and considering post school options. To help make the decision process easier and explore the range of options available we are sharing ‘behind the scenes’ blogs from apprentices at IBM. […]

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By Jade Carino on 9 August, 2021

Behind the scenes: life as an IBM apprentice

Behind the scenes: life as an IBM apprentice This summer students across the UK are receiving GCSE and A Levels exam results and considering post school options. To help make the decision process easier and explore the range of options available we are sharing ‘behind the scenes’ blogs from apprentices at IBM. IBM offers a […]

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By Catalina Coca on 27 July, 2021

3D Printing Chef, at your service

Abraham Maslow, famed for his pyramid of needs, saw food as fundamental for survival. Throughout time, we’ve found it essential to our physical, psychological, and intellectual development. The discovery of fire was the first major food revolution since it changed diets and hunting habits once and for all. Besides the newly added nutrients, cooking was […]

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By Mark Keepax on 23 July, 2021

Get-to-green: IT and Sustainability

Get-to-green: IT and Sustainability When it comes to IT and sustainability, there’s something you should know. Mark Keepax, Strategic Alliances Leader at IBM Global Business Services, argues that sustainability has become the number one driver for business and digital transformation.   In 1980, a nightclub I used to frequent – The Rum Runner, Birmingham’s answer […]

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By Martin Borrett on 8 July, 2021

Protecting Wimbledon – game, set and match IBM.

Protecting Wimbledon – game, set and match IBM.   Wimbledon is famous for good reason: for two weeks every year The Championship attracts millions of digital visitors from a global audience, who engage in a quintessentially British celebration of world-class tennis. Wimbledon balances tradition with innovation, it is built on grass courts, tennis whites and a […]

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By Catalina Coca on 8 July, 2021

Behold the future leader: Human-Machine Team Manager

Do you ever wonder what the future will look like? Do you ever think about getting old? About not being able to witness so many things that humankind hasn’t achieved yet. Because I am. And I wish I could still be here and enjoy my vacations to Mars and my flying Tesla. But for this […]

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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 Rebecca Porteous on 24 June, 2021

Returning to Serve Customers: What learnings can Retailers take from Wimbledon?

Returning to Serve Customers: What learnings can Retailers take from Wimbledon? Much like a tennis match opponent, today’s customers are a moving target with needs and habits changing frequently. Since the pandemic, customer expectations of the desired digital experience have significantly changed from what they once were – a complex challenge for retailers to continually […]

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By Sreeram Visvanathan on 24 May, 2021

Accelerating into a new era for IBM UK and Ireland

Accelerating into a new era for IBM UK and Ireland Investing in our people, our partners and our locations   We have never lived in such an extraordinary age with monumental changes taking place over the last year. The extent of uncertainty and change everyone has dealt with in all aspects of their lives throughout […]

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By Karine Faucher on 23 April, 2021

Will AI ever be completely fair?

Amidst the celebrations and anticipation of the good that AI can bring, cases of bias in AI have rightly been called out. Bias in AI is cited as a main factor for why, in Edelman’s 2021 Trust Barometer, trust in tech is at an all-time low. As AI’s capabilities expand, can we assume that more […]

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By Indy Dhami on 13 April, 2021

Data Fabrics –  Weaving Culture Change into Digital Transformation

Digital transformation has been a business buzzword for decades and there are many definitions from the major strategy consultancies, technology giants, universities and thought leaders. A data fabric however, is a new concept, but the market expected to grow to $4.5 billion by 2026, which is partly driven by an explosion of the cloud. IBM […]

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