To maintain its position at the forefront of international research, the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University wanted to develop a new high-performance computing cluster - find out how they did it.
This ESG Lab report presents the results of a mixed workload performance benchmark test designed to assess the real world performance capabilities of an IBM Storwize V7000 storage system and IBM x3850 X5 servers in a VMware-enabled virtual server environment.
This solution brief introduces the Smart Archive strategy from IBM, which is a comprehensive approach that combines IBM software, systems and service capabilities to help you drive down costs down and help ensure critical content is properly retained and protected.
The key to order management success is to recognize that the product alone is no longer what is being sold, but the entire purchase experience from the point of view of the customer. Each retail task is a challenge that brings the customer and their needs to the center of the conversation. With the help of IBM Order Management and Watson Order Optimizer, your company can address the key challenges of optimizing inventory and minimizing cost-to-serve while delivering omni-channel services that satisfy your customers.
Today’s empowered consumers want to shop anywhere, anytime and they expect nothing less than a seamless experience with all their needs accommodated as they shift among mobile, digital and physical channels. They want the freedom and choice of online shopping, balanced with the comfort and immediacy of a physical store. They want to research and select items from their armchair, check out offers when they’re on the move and then try out products in the store.
In Forrester’s 40-criteria evaluation of omnichannel order management (OMS) vendors, we identified the nine most significant software providers in the category — Aptos, IBM, Jagged Peak, Kibo, Manhattan Associates, NetSuite, Oracle, Radial, and SAP Hybris — and researched, analyzed, and scored each. This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where each stands in relation to one another to help eBusiness professionals select the right partner for their omnichannel order management needs.
Flexible and quick fulfillment of online orders has become a differentiator for retailers in the battle for omnichannel customers. But omnichannel fulfillment is expensive and difficult to execute, eroding already thin margins and exposing fragile fulfillment systems. Furthermore, the amount of data that must be processed to ensure the most profitable transaction is more than a fulfillment professional can handle alone, with literally hundreds of decision points to consider.
Our inclusion criteria for this Magic Quadrant emphasize the financial wherewithal of the digital commerce vendors as well as the robustness of their digital commerce platforms, most of which enable large volumes of buying transactions and significant levels of digital commerce GMV revenue. Many platforms support the needs of multiple industries and multiple regions, if not offer global support.
IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to survey 300 business and IT leaders from US and UK to determine the level of common understanding and alignment between business and IT groups on key issues related to impact of their existing processes on operational efficiency and business innovation and how BPM and SOA could improve the overall value their business processes deliver.
The following are what we believe to be the top findings in this study. We organized these findings according to five major themes that emerged: perceived threats to sensitive and confidential information, responsibility and accountability, impact on the organization, perceived value of a data protection program, and perception gaps between CEOs and other C-level executives.
In October 2016, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the means by which enterprises are managing and securing various endpoint form factors today and how strategies will change over the next three years. In conducting an in-depth survey of 556 IT and security leaders in the US, the UK, Germany, India, and Australia, Forrester found that while enterprises have a decentralized approach to managing and securing smartphones, tablets, laptops, and IoT today, they will move to a more consolidated and cognitive approach by 2020.
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The IBM mobility solution helped PHS Group improve productivity by five percent, streamline operations and speed cash collections rates while significantly decreasing paper and printer systems costs. PHS Group plc (PHS) provides workplace maintenance and cleaning services to more than 250,000 business customers in 300,000 locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Technology Adoption Analyst whitepaper by Forrester. This IBM-commissioned profile of IT operations decision-makers at enterprise companies in the US, UK and Germany evaluates IT operations analytics adoption, benefits, and challenges based on Forrester’s own market data and a custom study of the same audience.