Systems transformation solutions address the challenges of transforming the enterprise to improve processes while reducing operational costs, generate savings, improve service delivery and reduce risk management. To meet those objectives, IBM provides clients with solutions in two key areas:

  • IBM Enterprise Application (EA) Modernization: This portfolio of solutions and services offers industry clients the ability to augment, improve or replace enterprise-wide back-office solutions for functions such as F&A, HR, procurement, supply chain, real estate and fleet and business operations, to support the changing requirements of their business.
  • IBM Rights and Royalties Optimization: Focuses on helping media and entertainment clients manage every rights and royalties transaction from first negotiation to final payment and maximizing revenue potential.

How it works

Systems Transformation integrates consulting, design, implementation and operational capabilities specific to the telecommunications, media and entertainment industry in easy-to-consume solutions delivered over the cloud and industry platforms. IBM adds cognitive capabilities for analytics, insights and continuous improvement, and we leverages our strong alliances with major independent software vendors, such as SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and Workday.

Services for EA Modernization include:

  • Business Strategy
  • Systems Integration
  • ROI Assessments and Tools
  • Process Improvement
  • ERP Implementations
  • Solution Upgrades
  • Cost Take-out and Simplification
  • Rapid Actualization of a Center of Excellence
  • Co-Management Services
  • Collaborative Sourcing
  • Managed Business Transformation

Services for Rights and Royalties include rights reporting on an IBM Blockchain platform for greater security and transparency, and an efficient, automated solution to manage and monetize content rights. With IBM’s partnership with industry-leading software vendors FADEL Systems and RSG Media, we provide proven integration services and the cognitive and analytics capabilities to effectively control IP rights.

How you benefit

The Systems Transformation solution speeds transformation and time to market through rapid deployment of upgraded applications to enhance processes, experiences and outcomes that meet the needs of employees, partners and customers. We do this through:

  • A portfolio of Consult-to-Operate services
  • Preconfigured solutions
  • Benchmarked process frameworks to drive quality and shareholder value
  • Provision of cognitive building blocks
  • Hybrid cloud templates with cognitive and Internet of Things capabilities
  • Automated operations, including robotics
  • Shared Service Centers

Rights and Royalties Optimization enables media, entertainment and publishing companies to:

  • Monetize content rights and optimize product portfolios
  • Reliably pay their business partners for products sold
  • Gain insights that enable better business decisions with predictive analytics and cognitive capabilities

Success story

Publicité optimizes invoice-to-cash cycle with SAP and IBM

Publicité transformed the speed and efficiency of its invoice-to-cash cycle by consolidating and automating billing processes, based on SAP for Media, with help from IBM Global Business Services.

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