Cloud

By Dr. Lloyd L Dale on 13 November, 2019

Best Practice Cloud Service Management

In my last blog I wrote about the impact of cloud computing on IT Service Management.  This blog continues the theme by describing the IT Service Management functions necessary to deliver cloud infrastructure services.  Delivering infrastructure as a service requires IT Service Management to move closer to Infrastructure Management (or IT Operations) and combine multiple […]

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By Dr. Lloyd L Dale on 28 October, 2019

Impact of Cloud Computing on IT Service Management

You wouldn’t be completely wrong if you made this general comment regarding most organisations’ cloud infrastructure strategy, “use public cloud services for Test and Development environments and develop an on-premise IaaS for Production environments.” This relatively simple approach is borne out of the need for IT Infrastructure Management to be more responsive to Development Projects […]

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Approaching Cloud Computing in Government: AI in Public Sector

Approaching Cloud Computing in Government

This survey was carried out by iGov Survey, in partnership with IBM. The project ran from Tuesday 26 September 2017 to Tuesday 14 November 2017.

128 individuals from 105 unique organisations participated in the survey, each of whom will have received a complimentary copy of the findings report. There was no inducement to take part in the survey, and IBM was not introduced as the survey partner.


By Emmanuel Treny and David Terrar on 7 October, 2019

Breaking Down Silos in your Business

Every organisation in every sector is dealing with digital disruption in today’s volatile, fast changing and uncertain world.  Businesses need to transform to stay competitive or be in danger of going the way of once great brands like Nokia, Blockbuster or Kodak who saw the writing on the wall but didn’t act fast enough to […]

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By Alastair Rodgers on 19 July, 2019

What can retailers learn from Wimbledon’s fan engagement?

Like retailers, Wimbledon are in an industry going through unprecedented change where the ability to recognise – and address – market disruption is more critical than ever. Wimbledon are not only a sports tournament, they see themselves as a data-driven media business where being first to share insights and high video quality content is a […]

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By Chris Nott on 15 July, 2019

What can government learn from Wimbledon’s one chance to deliver?

In this third and final blog post on what government can learn from Wimbledon, I discuss how Wimbledon uses cloud to meet huge fluctuations in demand for its digital platforms and how it ensures its services are accessible for fans throughout The Championships.  My previous posts in this series explore innovating fabulous services and use […]

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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 Tom Naxton on 30 May, 2019

Love – 30: IBM and Wimbledon celebrate 30 years of Technical Partnership and Innovation

With the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet club readying themselves to open the doors for Wimbledon 2019 on July 1st, IBM will be celebrating a three-decade partnership of technological innovation with the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament. Both parties are busy preparing themselves to serve up the best fan engagement experience to date, powered […]

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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 David Terrar and David Metcalfe on 29 May, 2019

Where we’re going, we don’t need roads!

There is a Danish saying you may have heard that “it’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future”.  That’s never been truer than in today’s challenging business landscape.  The rate of change is increasing exponentially.  New technologies, new ways of working and new business models are emerging.  How do you make sense of it […]

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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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By Holly Cummins on 23 April, 2019

Redefine the rules. Realise transformation.

What’s the point of architecture that can go faster, if you don’t go faster? As the Worldwide Development Discipline Leader for the IBM Cloud Garage, I work with clients who are trying to shift their businesses to the cloud as a way to beat their competitors to market, now and in the future. Companies feel […]

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By Craig Hartwell on 18 April, 2019

MobileID: ID verification with IBM Cloud

Thanks to the internet, business is more globalised than ever. But with fewer face-to-face transactions, how can organisations be sure that potential customers are who they say they are? At MobileID, we’re providing an answer with our ID verification mobile apps built in the IBM Cloud. Solving the identity puzzle Building trusted relationships is an […]

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By Corinne Doherty on 16 April, 2019

Cloud adoption – get beyond that 20% barrier

Cloud adoption is already high, but mainly comprises non-core workloads. As many as 70 percent of executives say their organisations use multiple clouds today, hence the common phrase multicloud. But so far, they have been using them primarily for non-core workloads; 80 to 90 percent of enterprise workloads have not yet migrated to the cloud. Hybrid multicloud […]

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By David Metcalfe on 25 March, 2019

From flags to Yam stations to digital! Networks – more important than ever

I have recently finished reading about the life of Genghis Khan, his battles and all conquering armies and his heirs. So how do you get to Genghis Khan and networks in the same sentence whats the link? Ghengis and his predecessors were not only masters at warfighting and land grabbing they were also very clever. […]

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By Paul Farrell on 21 March, 2019

Think Summit Dublin: Technology that works Smarter not Harder

Did you know that Blockchain is smoothing the journey from a coffee bean to your coffee cup? Or that Quantum computing is used by both academic institutions and Fortune 500 companies? Many of you may never have heard of these concepts before, or perhaps you have but are unsure how they could benefit you and […]

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