The IBM SmartCloud portfolio has been expanded with the acquisition of SoftLayer, a leading global provider more… of cloud computing infrastructure. The combination of existing IBM SmartCloud offerings and SoftLayer provides customers of all sizes a robust and comprehensive array of cloud infrastructure-as-a-service solutions with the performance, flexibility, control and expertise you need. less
CIOs are redesigning their IT organizations 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
As CIOs face increasing pressure to deliver transformative business value with limited resources, they more … are turning to strategic partners to extend their capabilities. In fact, 2/3rd of CIOs plan to partner extensively as a source of new skill and expertise. The linked webcast describes how a partnership with IBM can augment capabilities, speed execution, and optimize infrastructure, 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
IBM's Institute for Business Value analyzes nearly 5000 interviews with CMOs and CIOs to provide fresh insights into the more… value of improved collaboration between CMOs and CIOs. It is a clear response to the radical shifts occurring in both the Marketing and Information Technology (IT) fields. less
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Leaders on Smarter Leadership
Leaders from Westfield Insurance Company talk about their partnership with IBM to manage core business applications.
Learn more about the industry's most advanced cloud services and software, which have been designed from the ground more… up for enterprise clients. The latest IBM SmartCloud services and capabilities introduce unprecedented choice, security and portability as businesses shift critical activities to the cloud and approach its use as a platform for business. less
IT strategy and design services from IBM can help CIOs successfully assess, plan and design an enterprise-wide approach that supports business goals.
The IT Strategy Assessment helps CIOs align the current IT strategy, resources and investment to changes more… in business direction and corporate strategy. It focuses on core value drivers in key process areas in order to make targeted improvements. less