IBM Reports 2016 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results

IBM today announced fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 earnings results. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 3:08 am

U.S. Army Enlists IBM for $62 Million Cloud Deal

IBM today announced that the U.S. Army has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar contract with IBM to build, manage and operate a cloud solution for greater IT flexibility, efficiency and performance. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 7:02 pm

IBM and Bell Transform Enterprise Mobility in Canada

IBM and Bell Canada today announced they are joining forces to offer IBM MobileFirst for iOS market-ready enterprise applications for iPad, iPhone or Apple Watch. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 5:01 am

Sacem and IBM Join Forces to Deliver New Global Online Music Copyright Management Platform

IBM and Sacem, one of the world’s leading cultural and creative collective management organizations, announced today a 10-year strategic alliance to develop URights, a world-class copyright platform on IBM Cloud designed to track and capture the value of online music for both creators and publishers. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | 11:02 pm

Ermes Group Selects IBM Cloud-Based Pricing to Engage Customers with Timely In-Store Sales

IBM today announced that Ermes Group, the largest and most diversified retailer in Cyprus, is leveraging its cloud-based Watson Commerce pricing optimization solutions to help ensure that product markdowns resonate with value-seeking customers while maximizing profits for across all of its retail locations relating to Debenhams Department Stores, Next Stores, Oviesse Stores, Peacocks Stores and Uber Stores. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | 8:10 pm

New IBM Studies Reveal Brands Struggle to Meet Demands of Today’s Consumers Including Members of Generation Z

Retailers are grappling to meet the demands of consumers and must transform quickly to inspire loyalty with customers who are hopping from store to web to mobile to social, and back again, according to new research from IBM. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | 8:05 pm

Despite Living a Digital Life, 98 Percent of Generation Z Still Shop In-Store

Despite expectations that the first “digitally native” generation would want to shop online, a new study released today by IBM and the National Retail Federation found that almost all members of Generation Z prefer to shop in bricks-and-mortar stores. With the global Gen Z population set to reach 2.6 billion by 2020, retailers need to create more interactive engagement around their brands to serve the “always on,” mobile-focused, high-spending demographic, according to the study. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | 8:01 pm

IBM Delivers New All-flash Storage for Cognitive Workloads

IBM today announced new, all-flash storage solutions designed for midrange and large enterprises, where high availability, continuous up-time, and performance are critical. Built to provide the speed and reliability needed for workloads ranging from enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial transactions to cognitive applications like machine learning and natural language processing. The solutions announced today are designed to support cognitive workloads which clients can use to uncover trends and patterns that help improve decision-making, customer service and ROI. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | 7:02 pm

IBM Watson Health Announces Collaboration to Study the Use of Blockchain Technology for Secure Exchange of Healthcare Data

IBM Watson Health has signed a research initiative with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) aimed at defining a secure, efficient and scalable exchange of health data using blockchain technology. IBM and the FDA will explore the exchange of owner mediated data from several sources, such as Electronic Medical Records, clinical trials, genomic data, and health data from mobile devices, wearables and the “Internet of Things.” The initial focus will be on oncology-related data. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 10 January 2017 | 7:01 pm

Postal Savings Bank of China Teams with IBM to Build Blockchain-Based Asset Custody System

Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC) announced today that it launched its blockchain-based asset custody system. As part of its work, the bank has also successfully executed more than 100 real business transactions on the blockchain since the system went live in October 2016. PSBC worked with IBM and used the Hyperledger Fabric to create the first deployment in China to apply blockchain technology to asset custody in the financial industry. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | 9:01 pm