By Jean-Philippe Desbiolles on 11 May, 2021

New IBM Data: European businesses have accelerated the adoption of artificial intelligence due to the pandemic

New IBM Data: European businesses have accelerated the adoption of artificial intelligence due to the pandemic. UK slowly increases its adoption of artificial intelligence but lags behind Europe: do UK businesses risk losing out to their more tech-savvy neighbours? Artificial intelligence (AI) sits at the very heart of digital transformation; its increasing adoption is fundamentally […]

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By Alan Hamilton on 8 April, 2021

AIOps is a Journey and a Destination

According to Gartner (Gartner and Moore), IT teams are dealing with increasing amounts of data and a wider variety of tools to monitor that data.  This is resulting in greatly increased complexity in keeping the system in a good operational state, and can cause “significant delays in identifying and solving issues”. “IT operations are challenged […]

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By Sabine Vanderlinden and Holly Cummins on 1 April, 2021

Scaling your enterprise innovation with start-up speed

Practical strategies to accelerate the delivery of your future growth initiatives A collaborative chat between Sabine VanderLinden – CEO & Managing Director – Alchemy Crew and Holly Cummins – STSM Innovation Leader – IBM Garage We do not have a choice. Our world must become comfortable living with a heightened level of uncertainty. Learning from […]

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By Sebastian Weir on 1 April, 2021

Operational Resilience in the Contact Centre: Leveraging AI to deliver Service Excellence

Operational Resilience in the Contact Centre: Leveraging AI to deliver Service Excellence   The rapid adoption of digital AI-infused engagement channels to deliver service continuity in Contact Centres is well known, but less known is how these channels can actually deliver even more value for traditionally cost and time intensive operations, these additional outputs include: […]

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By Claire Williams on 25 March, 2021

Four reasons your AI plan is failing (and how to fix them)

Despite billions of dollars spent on AI and digital-transformation programmes over the last twenty years, failure rates in delivering intended outcomes are now at about 75%. Three-quarters of these initiatives fail. Why? Because ideation is easy, and implementation is not. A good idea about how to use and automate data is not the same thing […]

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By Tom Woodham on 24 March, 2021

Converting a crisis into an opportunity – three ways that a Smarter Supply Chain offers resilience

Converting a crisis into an opportunity – three ways that a Smarter Supply Chain offers resilience   The past 12 months has tested the worlds’ supply chains, exposing critical vulnerabilities and the painful truth that many companies have limited visibility of their supply chains, while only a small number actually have visibility into production. Operational […]

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By Dan Bailey on 23 March, 2021

The Era of Modern Compute

The Era of Modern Compute Are we all missing a trick? Many IT projects that began more than five years ago have now racked up huge technical debt, with large costs to remediate them. The change projects of yesteryear are now up for renewal and the technical debt costs keep growing. Meanwhile, individual business units […]

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By Ed Robinson on 16 March, 2021

Seize the coming growth opportunities with IBM Global Financing

Seize the coming growth opportunities with IBM Global Financing Brighter skies ahead The pandemic has left the world a very different place, but economic recovery is on the horizon. To seize the coming opportunities for growth, all organisations need greater flexibility and agility. Finance professionals can take the lead by investing in many ways including […]

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By Indy Dhami on 16 October, 2020

Post COVID-19 Divestments – An Increasing Need for Resilience

Without a shadow of a doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on humanity and our way of living, and this has required considerable change in how businesses operate and plan for such events. We are witnessing a financial crisis and this is creating ongoing uncertainty in the global economy. The impact is […]

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By Paul Farrell on 9 October, 2020

COVID-19 recovery with Artificial Intelligence

Accelerating COVID-19 recovery with Artificial Intelligence As organisations across Ireland are looking to move forward and apply the lessons learnt from the first wave of the pandemic, they are faced with an overwhelming amount of information from within their business. Or ironically, a lack of the information they actually need to solve problems and help […]

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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 Emma Dawson on 8 October, 2020

Burberry supports IBM interns to develop prototype system for product traceability

Burberry’s technology experts were keen to share their knowledge with a younger generation. With coaching from Burberry, students from IBM’s Extreme Blue internship program developed a prototype system that may help to improve product traceability and provide consumers with deeper insights into a product’s lifecycle.   Burberry’s commitment to sustainability is long-standing, grounded in the […]

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By Mo Haghighi on 16 September, 2020

Code@Think – Build the skills you need to emerge smarter

Build the skills you need to emerge smarter at Code@Think If we’re going to emerge smarter from the challenges 2020 has thrown us, we’re going to need the best technology available – and, more importantly, the skills to manipulate it. We’re living through an era of transformation like no other. We’ve all experienced phenomenal change […]

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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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