4 Out Of 5 Consumers Declare Brands Don’t Know Them As An Individual, According to IBM and Econsultancy Study

IBM today announced the results of a study that found a massive perception gap between how well businesses think they are marketing and the actual customer’s experience. The U.S. study, developed by Econsultancy, found that almost 90 percent of marketers agree that personalizing the customer experience is critical to their success. Despite this widespread agreement, nearly 80 percent of consumers stated that the average brand doesn’t understand them as an individual. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 8:02 pm

IBM and The Weather Company Partner to Bring Advanced Weather Insights to Business

IBM and The Weather Company through WSI, its global B2B division, today announced a groundbreaking global strategic alliance to integrate real-time weather insights into business to improve operational performance and decision-making. As part of the alliance, The Weather Company, including WSI will shift its massive weather data services platform to the IBM Cloud and integrate its data with IBM analytics and cloud services. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 1:06 am

IBM Connects “Internet of Things” to the Enterprise

IBM today announced that it will invest $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new Internet of Things (IoT) unit, and that it is building a cloud-based open platform designed to help clients and ecosystem partners build IoT solutions. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 12:18 am

National Health Service in England and Wales Selects IBM to Enhance Electronic Staff Record System

IBM today announced a contract with the Department of Health in England to manage and continue transforming the National Health Service Electronic Staff Record system (ESR), the UK’s most important workforce management tool serving 1.4 million employees. IBM will help modernise the system by providing increased mobile access and new self-service capabilities making the system more efficient and accessible. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 4:00 am

New IBM Network Innovation Centers Help Clients Apply Hybrid IT Solutions to Networks

IBM today announced two Network Innovation Centers, where clients can explore Software Defined Networking, virtualization and analytics-driven automation technologies and services for their data and communications networks. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 25 March 2015 | 8:01 pm

Russia's Leading Investment Bank BCS Financial Group Selects IBM Commerce to Bring New Experiences to its Clients

IBM today announced that leading Russian investment banking firm BCS Financial Group has selected IBM Commerce to quickly and effectively conduct and execute personalized marketing campaigns for their banking clients. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 9:01 pm

IBM Master the Mainframe Contest Draws Record Participation, Announces Winners

IBM today announced a record 8,100 high school and college students around the world competed in IBM’s 2014 Master the Mainframe contest, helping equip the IT leaders of tomorrow with the skills needed for the mobile economy. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 7:01 am

IBM Sponsored Study Finds Mobile App Developers Not Investing in Security

IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute today announced research unveiling an alarming state of mobile insecurity. The findings show nearly 40 percent of large companies, including many in the Fortune 500, aren’t taking the right precautions to secure the mobile apps they build for customers. The study also found organizations are poorly protecting their corporate and BYOD mobile devices against cyber-attacks – opening the door for hackers to easily access user, corporate and customer data. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 19 March 2015 | 7:00 am

IBM Invests in Modernizing Medicine to Accelerate Adoption of Watson Technologies in Healthcare

To accelerate the adoption of Watson cognitive computing in healthcare, IBM today announced an investment in Modernizing Medicine, a provider of cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical records (EMR) systems and other technologies that capture structured data, track outcomes and deliver clinical decision support. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 18 March 2015 | 8:01 pm

OpenPOWER Foundation Technology Leaders Unveil Hardware Solutions To Deliver New Server Alternatives

The OpenPOWER Foundation today announced more than ten hardware solutions – spanning systems, boards, and cards, and a new microprocessor customized for China. Built collaboratively by OpenPOWER members, the new solutions exploit the POWER architecture to provide more choice, customization and performance to customers, including hyperscale data centers. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 18 March 2015 | 12:16 am