Cloud

By Bernard Marr and Moya Brannan on 7 July, 2020

Six crucial elements to adopt AI successfully

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is potentially the most powerful technology businesses have ever had access to. AI is not only transforming how businesses operate, but also the services and products they offer to their customers. In our experience, having worked with countless organisations on their AI and digital transformation strategies, there are barriers to successful adoption […]

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By David Terrar and Nektarios Singh on 19 May, 2020

Automation – the past, present and future

Learning from the past, present and future of automation Is there anything new in the idea that automation, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) are a threat to our jobs and livelihoods? The “rise of the machines” has been happening steadily since the first industrial revolution and gaining pace throughout the last two centuries, transforming everything […]

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By Rob Warren and Rajeev Saxena on 12 May, 2020

3 Steps to Get Started with IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions Shared

IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions Shared (IC4V Shared) provides a cost-effective, self-service way to get started moving VMs to the cloud within minutes. IC4V Shared leverages VMware vCloud Director, providing a solution option for those looking to offload hypervisor management and save costs by leveraging multi-tenant infrastructure. Get started in minutes with IC4V Shared by […]

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By Rajeev Saxena and John Connolly on 12 May, 2020

Ensuring Business Continuity Across VMware Workloads

Announcing a 90-day, $500 USD credit for getting started with IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions Shared. In this unprecedented time, businesses must quickly adjust and embrace the situation at hand while ensuring business operations remain constant and reliable. Whether that includes implementing a business continuity strategy, temporarily migrating critical workloads to the cloud, or quickly […]

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By Ian Moyse and Tom Naxton on 6 May, 2020

Making smart cloud choices in uncertain times

Cloud is often portrayed as the easy solution to today’s business challenges – the one big shift that saves costs all round. Many believe that, when it comes to cloud, any choice is a smart choice. Here we discuss the realities of choosing the right cloud for your business, and why one cloud does not […]

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By Mark Pulling on 6 May, 2020

Helping customers move to ERP Cloud, winning awards along the way

  At the recent Oracle FY20 EMEA Partner Awards, IBM was awarded the Oracle ERP/M Cloud Partner of the Year 2020 for the UK & Ireland. The award recognizes IBM for its outstanding work in driving customer success with Oracle ERP/M Cloud. As an Oracle partner IBM drive innovation and support customers in their upgrade […]

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By Neil Cattermull and Jamie Frampton on 29 April, 2020

Modernising with cloud technologies: do nothing, do something – or do the right thing

In this brave new world of heavily technology-driven organisations, where recent events have shown that organisations need to respond rapidly in uncertain times, we have become accustomed to gathering vast amounts of data and employing systems to control and manipulate it. Often, our goal is to build more efficient practices and concepts. But what about […]

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By Jonathan Moss on 5 March, 2020

Building a trusted foundation of data to help grow the game of rugby in England

The RFU and IBM have been on a journey of digital transformation since they extended their partnership in 2018. The public-facing element of this has been a project to consolidate and refresh their digital properties including www.englandrugby.com to improve the experience for rugby fans and community players alike. You can read more about that journey […]

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By Dr. Lloyd L Dale on 26 February, 2020

Command Centre of the Future

In this blog I’m going to write about the Command Centre of the Future.  Before I do, I’ll describe a typical contemporary Command Centre’s attributes.  Let’s play Command Centre Bingo and see how many of these attributes you may have also observed: 1) The Command Centre is manned by a large team of Operators who […]

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By Dr. Lloyd L Dale on 14 January, 2020

Implementing Cloud Service Management Capability

In blog #3 I described the key process, organisation and tool capabilities required for Cloud Service Management.  In this blog I’ll focus on how to implement these capabilities. At this stage the Service Management Target Operating Model has been defined and the next step is to implement the enabling capabilities in order to transition to […]

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By Dr. Lloyd L Dale on 10 December, 2019

Key Capabilities required for Cloud Service Management

My previous blog described the core Service Management functions required to deliver cloud as a service.  This blog expands that description by highlighting the key tool, process and organisation capabilities required to enable those functions.  Without these capabilities an IT department will not be able to effectively or efficiently operate a cloud service in a […]

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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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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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