Reinventing the future

Digital technologies have redefined how people live. Technology is already changing traditional industry structures and economics and is reinterpreting what it means to be a customer and a citizen. To thrive in a rapidly changing business environment, organizations will need to focus in new areas, build new expertise and devise new ways of working in order to offer customers compelling new experiences. Leaders advance this process by embracing digital transformation. They envision possibilities, create pilots, deepen capabilities and orchestrate new ecosystems.


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This paper provides the details for the strategy regarding the IBM i integrated operating environment for Power Systems. Beginning with a high-level examination of the three focus areas of the strategy, followed by a look at the nature of business in the age of ongoing digital transformation, the rest of the paper focuses in specifically on IBM i. Areas covered in depth include the standing of IBM i in the marketplace, the key pillars of the IBM i architecture, the roadmaps to the future of IBM i and the diverse portfolio of IBM i products. The paper concludes with a list of resources useful to the IBM i community and links to explore for further information.