IBM Garage™ is an end-to-end model for accelerating digital transformation. It helps you generate innovative ideas and equips you with the experts, practices and technologies to rapidly turn those ideas into business value.

When you work with IBM Garage, you bring customer pain points into focus. You empower your team to take manageable risks. You adopt leading technologies, speed up product development and measure the value of everything you do.

IBM Garage in action

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The IBM Garage experience


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A proven approach

IBM Garage charts your transformation journey with an iterative framework that guides you from ideation, to build, to scale.

Co-create defines your vision. Co-execute proves the value of your vision. Co-operate scales your solution and your team's capabilities.


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Practices that accelerate

The IBM Garage Methodology guides how you work by bringing together an open, seamless set of practices with a human-centric, outcome-first approach. By applying design thinking, agile development and DevOps tools and techniques, you'll learn new skills and master new ways of working.


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Technology with a purpose

IBM Garage opens the door to IBM and partner technologies, and helps ensure your solution has the right architecture to build security-rich, resilient and scalable infrastructure and applications. IBM Garage is fluent in hybrid cloud and AI, with deep expertise in application modernization, data science, automation, security, blockchain, IoT, edge computing and more.


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Speed to value

IBM Garage equips you with exclusive solution accelerators. Beyond our methodology, these include reference architectures, code pattern and design libraries, our value orchestration framework, innovations from IBM Research, and rigorous insight into emerging technologies and industry trends. This enables you to benefit from best practices and maximize speed to value.


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Enterprise scale

The difference between innovation and transformation is scale. IBM Garage solutions are designed to handle enterprise-grade workloads, thrive in multicloud environments and protect against increasingly complex external threats.

IBM Garage also advances workforce modernization, helping you scale new ways of working throughout your organization and grow the skills of your team.


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Multidisciplinary expertise

Your IBM Garage team is populated with designers, architects, developers, data scientists, business strategists and industry thought leaders. Working with IBM Garage means you have flexible access to the experts you need, anywhere you need them.


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We work with you — not for you

IBM Garage is not conventional consulting. It is a collaborative exchange of ideas, knowledge, experimentation and support. As a true partner, IBM Garage is dedicated to making sure that your business is more robust and your team is more capable, just for having worked with us.

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IBM Garage clients experience

10x more innovative ideas

66% faster speed to outcomes

102% ROI¹

Client stories

Meet with an IBM Garage expert

Connect with us to learn how IBM Garage can help you solve business challenges and speed time to market.


Expert perspectives

Debbie Vavangas: Innovation and transformation with IBM Garage

Innovation separate from your core business is no longer how to accelerate your outcomes. You need to put innovation at the heart of your enterprise.

Dr. Mohamed El-Refai: So, What is IBM Garage?!

IBM Garage is a collection of practices to bring all of IBM together in helping a client realize business value.

Rachel Reinitz: The soul of a start-up

How IBM Garage was born and how it's grown — a brief Garage history.

Learn more

IBM Garage Essentials course

Learn more about IBM Garage methodology, practices, assets and platforms, and earn your first IBM Garage badge.

IBM Garage Practitioner course

Become a credentialed member of an IBM Garage squad by learning the full set of IBM Garage practices in this course.

IBM Cloud Architecture Center

Get solution-based reference architectures, executable code for popular functions, and technical tutorials.

Framing session

Team with our experts to reframe business opportunities and find those with the most potential.

Tech discovery session

Consult with solution architects to consider your critical applications, infrastructure and processes.

¹ “The Total Economic Impact Of IBM Garage”, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, October 2020