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Perspectives on IBM Technologies, Trends and Topics

How to Prevent a Data Breach in 2017

The changing tides of business and technology continue to influence how data – and more importantly, data breaches – are handled by organizations. With more information than ever created on the Internet by transactions including banking, home, and retail purchases, the possibility of a data breach continues to increase. On a yearly basis, we share […]

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3 DevOps Concerns to Address Before Adoption

Customized IT solutions are exactly what they are – a specifically designed project where nothing comes out of the box. As our consultants have discovered with nearly two decades of work, nearly anything can happen anytime, anywhere. DevOps is one such example. Though it may seem simple and logical on the surface, successful initiatives require […]

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Free Download: 5 Steps to Mastering DevOps

We’re now well into the second half of 2017, with summer in full swing. As fast as the year has progressed, there’s still time to complete your innovation goals if you haven’t already. One goal of interest for many organizations is DevOps, an agile strategy focused on transforming organizational collaboration, communication, and go-to-market strategies. With […]

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How Crowdsourcing Creates Innovation

Sometimes, the best business ideas don’t come from within, but from your most engaged and raving fans. After all, since the customer is buying the product, shouldn’t they also have some say in what they are thinking about purchasing? Enter crowdsourcing, a term created by Jeff Howe back in 2006 to describe the act of […]

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55 Reasons to go to Maximo World…

Yes, I blogged about this a couple months ago, but now we’re down to the wire. Maximo World is just around the corner and for some reason I keep thinking it’s next week, but we have one more week, it’s August 1-3, 2017. Now, why 55 reasons? Well, based on the emails I received this […]

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What’s New in IBM Digital Experience CF 14

IBM released Cumulative Fix (CF) 14 for WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager (WCM) in early July, 2017.  This fix will apply to either version 8.5 or 9.0.  IBM has moved to a continuous delivery model where they release cumulative fixes every few months to not only fix defects but also to deliver new capabilities.  […]

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3 Cloud Application Migration Mistakes to Avoid

Born in the cloud startups have a unique advantage of being able to avoid the pain of application migration into the cloud. With no complex infrastructure to hold them down, organizations can go global instantly and experience immediate business results. According to IBM, 65 to 75 percent of applications could benefit from moving to the […]

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5 Questions to Ask for Discovering Buyer Personas

Buyer personas are a crucial component of the buyer’s journey. After all, the lack of proper targeting means that those whom you actually want to see your services and products will likely be seeing those of your competitors. Developing a buyer persona takes work and requires buy-in from your engineering to your sales team. In […]

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Learning Opportunity: Webinar on Maximo HSE Manager; July 14

As part of the Maximo Friday webinars, one of the next sessions will discuss the Industry add-on called Health, Safety & Environmental Manager (HSE). It’s not just for Oil & Gas clients, others can use it too.  This add-on can help you identify and manage operational risk within your organizational work. Previous versions of IBM […]

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IBM Launches Microservices Builder to Accelerate Innovation

Microservices are top-of-mind for developers and innovators, especially in a connected world. With research firm Gartner predicting more than 20 billion connected things by 2020, being able to develop quickly and effectively will set organizations apart. Microservices are gaining traction for their ability to develop and deliver modern, lightweight and composable workloads. They achieve this […]

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