health and training1

Cloud technology: A game changer for athlete training and health

With the opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympics less than a month away, this Olympics will showcase the most innovative technology the Games has ever seen. From sensors that allow fans to monitor athletes’ heart rates in real time, to lap counters at the bottom of swimming lanes, technology is changing the entire landscape of […]


IBM reports strong growth in cloud

Cloud is growing. More and more studies and reports prove it as the months tick by. For more proof of cloud’s rapid rise, look no further than the cloud-related revenue numbers released this week in the second-quarter earnings from IBM. Cloud revenue increased by 30 percent over the second quarter of the previous year, for […]

Infrastructure spending

IDC: Cloud infrastructure spending will top $37 billion in 2016

By the end of this year, spending on IT infrastructure products to be deployed in cloud environments will be $37.1 billion, International Data Corporation predicts. According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, released this month, enterprise spending on cloud will increase about 15 percent over last year. Public cloud infrastructure makes up the […]

Quantum Computers Big Data

What could you accomplish with quantum computers?

In my previous article, I explained how quantum computers find answers to complex sets of problems that today’s classical (non-quantum) computers are really bad at solving. Quantum computers enable algorithms to complete their analyses in fewer steps than classical computers do. I encourage anyone to learn quantum computing basics by trying quantum computing on IBM […]

MobileFirst Logo

IBM MobileFirst platform adds cloud option

Mobile development increasingly becoming the norm for businesses. According an IBM Institute for Business Value study, 77 percent of executives plan to undertake at least five enterprise mobile initiatives over the next year. As more and more enterprises take advantage of cloud computing, it only makes sense that mobile development and cloud technology should work […]

Cloud Europe Infographic part

How cloud drives innovation across European industries

Cloud computing is more than a trend. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), “more than 70 percent of western European IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud architectures by 2017.” And that’s just one statistic that shows how quickly hybrid cloud and cloud-based platforms are becoming must-haves for businesses. Here are a few more: Cloud […]

Discipline Punched Card

Why discipline is a cornerstone of smart innovation

This is the first in a series of three articles examining how a disciplined approach can help maximize the value of software innovations. History repeats itself. There is a major global transformation occurring that impacts all industries and major populations. Software is transforming our world as we become more reliant on digital systems. Software innovations […]