IBM Launches Cloud Data and Analytics Marketplace for Developers

IBM today announced a broad expansion of its Cloud Data Services portfolio with more than 25 services now available on the IBM Cloud. They are designed to help developers build, deploy and manage web and mobile applications and enable data scientists to discover hidden trends using data and analytics in the cloud. The hybrid cloud services can be deployed across multiple cloud providers and are based on open source technologies, open ecosystems that include company and third-party data, and open architectures that allows data to easily flow amongst the different services. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 3 February 2016 | 7:02 pm

IBM Signs Agreement to Acquire ecx.io to Deliver Stellar Customer Experiences

IBM today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ecx.io -- a full-service digital agency headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany. The proposed acquisition of ecx.io extends the strategy and design expertise of IBM Interactive Experience (IBM iX) with new digital marketing, commerce and platform skills to accelerate clients’ digital transformations. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 2 February 2016 | 8:13 pm

IBM Signs Agreement to Acquire Aperto to Meet Growing Client Need for Digital Transformation

IBM today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aperto – a digital agency with headquarters in Berlin. Upon completion of this transaction, Aperto will to join the IBM Interactive Experience (IBM iX) team, supporting IBM’s growth in the largest economy in Europe. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 2 February 2016 | 5:05 am

IBM Watson Ecosystem Opens for Business in India

IBM today announced InspireOne Technologies and TEXTIENT as the first two India-based partners to join the IBM Watson Ecosystem. The companies will begin developing cognitive computing solutions in the region. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 2 February 2016 | 2:32 am

IBM Builds On Growing Social Business Momentum with New Clients and Services

IBM today announced continuing momentum for its social business offerings with clients around the world ushering in the next era of collaboration with IBM Verse and Connections. IBM also announced expanded capabilities in its collaboration portfolio with new innovations that make it easier for clients to gain and share business insights across teams. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 31 January 2016 | 8:01 pm

American Heart Association, IBM Watson Health and Welltok Team Up to Transform Heart Health

Today, the first day of American Heart Month, the American Heart Association (AHA) announced plans to develop a first of its kind workplace health solution that leverages the cognitive computing power of IBM Watson. In the first application of Watson to cardiovascular disease, AHA, IBM, and Welltok will create a new offering that combines AHA’s science-based metrics and health assessments with cognitive analytics, delivered on Welltok’s health optimization platform. The effort is intended to help alleviate the burden of cardiovascular diseases, which affect more than 85 million Americans today. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 31 January 2016 | 7:03 pm

IBM Closes Deal to Acquire The Weather Company’s Product and Technology Businesses

IBM today announced that it has closed the acquisition of The Weather Company’s B2B, mobile and cloud-based web-properties, weather.com, Weather Underground, The Weather Company brand and WSI, its global business-to-business brand. The cable TV segment was not acquired by IBM, but will license weather forecast data and analytics from IBM under a long-term contract. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 29 January 2016 | 1:09 am

IBM Plans to Acquire Resource/Ammirati to Address Surging Client Demand for the Next Great Customer Experience

IBM today announced its intent to acquire Resource/Ammirati -- a leading, US-based digital marketing and creative agency -- combining the companies’ strategic, creative and technology talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to reinvent themselves for the digital economy and provide differentiated experiences to their customers. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 28 January 2016 | 2:16 am

IBM Watson Health Companies Awarded Five Best in KLAS Designations

IBM Watson Health today announced that the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report recognized two of its newly acquired companies for population health and imaging solutions. IBM Company Phytel’s population health solution suite was named Best in KLAS for the population health category, and IBM Company Merge Healthcare was awarded three Best in KLAS Designations and its Hemodynamic solution was named KLAS Category Leader for the fifth consecutive year. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 27 January 2016 | 9:34 pm

IBM Cloud Aids Shop Direct’s Path to Becoming World Class Digital Retailer

IBM today announced it has signed an agreement as part of a £50 million Personalisation Programme with Shop Direct to redesign the retailer’s financial services platform that will be hosted and managed through IBM’s hybrid cloud. The new platform will provide Shop Direct customers with a wide range of innovative, personalised financial services products to help make the retailers world famous brands even more affordable to customers. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 26 January 2016 | 8:01 pm