Moving from the back office to the front lines
CIO insights from the Global C-suite Study
Find out what the 1,656 CIOs around the world are doing to help their enterprises become more “customer activated.”
Insights on Business
Blog by Will Duckworth, Partner, IBM Global Business Services
CIOs are redesigning their IT organisations to meet the needs of the future – a future punctuated by both more… accelerating, and (at times) disruptive change. An emerging set of innovative CIOs, based upon IBM’s recent research, are grabbing the “bull by the horns” and making the essential changes required for success ahead. less
Research and Insights
A new global study from the IBM Center for Applied Insights reveals that the right Cloud strategy and execution are key to competitive differentiation and business growth. more… The study finds that Cloud Pacesetters -- companies that are using Cloud to drive differentiation through strategic reinvention, better decisions and deeper collaboration -- are seeing dramatic improvements in market responsiveness and business performance. less
A new study from IBM's Institute for Business Value reveals that the majority of business leaders indicate more… that software development and delivery capability is critical to being able to exploit technology trends for competitive advantage. But remarkably, only 25 percent felt that their teams leveraged it effectively today. This "execution gap" — the difference between the need to deliver software effectively and the ability to do so — is causing missed business opportunities for the vast majority of companies surveyed. less
Find out how sourcing of business and IT services impacts financial performance
Leaders on Smarter Leadership
Leaders from Westfield Insurance Company talk about their partnership with IBM to manage core business applications.
In an increasingly complex world with an ever-pressing need to stay one step ahead of the competition, learn more… how IBM can help you mine data for deeper insights, make better decisions and optimise performance. less
Rethink IT. Reinvent Business. Cloud computing changes the way we think about technology and its positive impact on the enterprise.
The new workplace is now undeniably a mobile enterprise. However, the combination of anytime, anywhere more… transactions and a blurring of lines between corporate and individual use makes managing this environment a challenge for IT leaders. IBM can help develop the right strategy and governance and deliver a wide range of mobile enterprise services to create a more productive, connected workplace. less