Tag: IBM

IBM Helps Automakers Build Internet of Things Connected Vehicles

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced a new IBM Cloud-based service to help automakers turn driver and vehicle data into actionable insights for predictive vehicle maintenance, real-time diagnostics on engine trouble, and to guide drivers to the most efficient traffic routes. By 2020, 90 percent of new cars will be equipped with extensive connectivity services. To […]

By September 16, 2015 Read More →

IBM Expands Storage Software to Help Companies Meet Hybrid Cloud Requirements

IBM (NYSE: IBM) is adding new cloud features to two IBM Spectrum Storage offerings as part of the company’s investment in software defined storage. Over the last six months, more than 1,000 new clients have chosen products from the IBM Spectrum Storage portfolio for their data storage needs. IBM Spectrum Protect Backs Up More Data […]

By September 2, 2015 Read More →

CVS Health, IBM Tap Watson to Develop Care Management Solutions for Chronic Disease

Companies Will Collaborate to Improve Quality and Effectiveness of Personalized Patient Care CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) report they’ll use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing to transform care management services for patients with chronic disease. The partnership will enable health care practitioners, including those across the CVS Health enterprise, to use Watson […]

By August 5, 2015 Read More →

IBM, Box Forge Global Partnership to Transform Work in the Cloud

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Box (NYSE: BOX) have announced a global partnership that will combine the best-in-class technologies and resources of both companies to transform work in the cloud. Together, the companies plan to integrate their existing products and services and develop new, innovative solutions targeted across industries and professions ranging from medical teams working […]

By June 24, 2015 Read More →

IBM, Citizens Bank Sign IT Operations Agreement

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has signed a five-year IT services agreement with Citizens Bank, N.A., a wholly-owned banking subsidiary of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG), to transition its back-end technology infrastructure to a managed services environment. Faced with growing demands from digital-savvy customers, banks must modernize their technology environments to deliver a better banking experience […]

By June 17, 2015 Read More →

New Zealand Picks IBM Cloud

The New Zealand Ministry of Health has adopted IBM’s government cloud service to meet its all-of-government requirements to operate an onshore Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model. New Zealand’s Ministry of Health, the government’s principal policy advisor on health and disability, manages an infrastructure that supports internal IT systems as well as national health systems. […]

By May 17, 2015 Read More →

Russia’s BCS Financial Group Selects IBM Commerce to Bring New Client Experiences

IBM (NYSE: 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. To date, BCS Financial Group’s sales of its online trading, brokerage and investment strategy consulting services have increased by 20 percent in cross […]

By March 25, 2015 Read More →
Adobe and IBM Interactive Experience Announce Global Partnership

Adobe and IBM Interactive Experience Announce Global Partnership

  ARMONK, N.Y. & SALT LAKE CITY–At Adobe Summit, Adobe’s annual Digital Marketing conference in the U.S., Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) and IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced IBM Interactive Experience will build specialized enterprise consulting capabilities for Adobe Marketing Cloud. “A recent IBM Institute for Business Value study indicates that there is a disconnect between what consumers say they want from […]

BPO Analysts Take on the Market Notes from Our NelsonHall Fireside Chat | Market Analysis

BPO Analysts Take on the Market Notes from Our NelsonHall Fireside Chat | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home INVESTMENT CONCLUSION: We caught up with BPO industry analysts NelsonHall. First half 2012, BPO deal conversion rates have been hampered by macro factors and risk aversion following a strong 2011, potentially leading to pent up demand. There is an increasing focus on domain expertise, which translates into a Race Up the Value […]

By August 28, 2012 Read More →
Outsourcing: Top 10 Takeaways | Market Analysis

Outsourcing: Top 10 Takeaways | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home The outsourcing space is facing two factors heading into 2013. The first is the macro. The space is at a critical juncture with price declines taking place, but contained to specific verticals (capital markets). If the macro remains stable, then the problem is contained, but if it deteriorates we could […]

By August 17, 2012 Read More →
Top 10 Takeaways: Earnings Season Ends on Up Note | Market Analysis

Top 10 Takeaways: Earnings Season Ends on Up Note | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home Earnings season came to an end this week for the outsourcing group. Cognizant reported solid results and maintained 2012 guidance. The results ended the season on an up note. As we cross through the mid point of the year (2012), we turn our attention to 2013 prospects. The demand environment […]

By August 13, 2012 Read More →
Janney/Outsourcing: KPMG 2Q12 Sourcing Survey: Emphasis On Solutions | Market Analysis

Janney/Outsourcing: KPMG 2Q12 Sourcing Survey: Emphasis On Solutions | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home  KPMG held its 2Q12 Global Sourcing Advisory Pulse Survey. The outsourcing business is turning into a winners versus losers game, as customers are looking for solutions vs. labor arbitrage. Demand for vertical BPO is healthy particularly in F&A. The pricing environment eased, but the vendors’ ability to increase profitability remains […]

By July 25, 2012 Read More →
Top 10 Takeaways: CTSH’s Guidance Revives Macro Concern Data Point’s for Your Investment Mosaic – Market Analysis

Top 10 Takeaways: CTSH’s Guidance Revives Macro Concern Data Point’s for Your Investment Mosaic – Market Analysis

1. Cognizant lowers annual guidance (5/7/12) reviving Macro concerns. Takeaway: discretionary spending in Financial Services (capital markets) and pharma slow to start 2012. CTSH didn’t see the acceleration it expected in April. Hard to tell if there is another revision coming, but CTSH’s business model hasn’t changed. They have earned the benefit of the doubt. […]

Taking IT Offshore” Weekly: BPO takes Center Stage – Market Analysis

Taking IT Offshore” Weekly: BPO takes Center Stage – Market Analysis

The BPO demand environment took center stage this week as Genpact and EXLService reported results. Our takeaway was that the demand environment for BPO is healthy. There are a number of data points to confirm this. Solid quarterly results from the BPO players. Positive commentary regarding BPO provided by larger IT services firms and outsourcing […]

Can Offshore BPO Have an Impact Beyond the Bottom Line? | Article

Can Offshore BPO Have an Impact Beyond the Bottom Line? | Article

A new study by Monitor Group and the Rockefeller Foundation examines BPO that delivers a “double bottom line”—a strong business case and social impact. There’s little doubt that offshoring business process work can deliver cost savings for outsourcing customers and profits for business process outsourcing (BPO) providers. But can the BPO industry actually improve the […]

2011 Outsourcing Excellence Awards Finalists | Article

2011 Outsourcing Excellence Awards Finalists | Article

Announcing the FINALISTS for the 2011 Outsourcing Excellence Awards and Service Provider Excellence Awards. These deserving relationships are now in the final judging stages – winners will be notified the week of February 21st!!       AstraZeneca/Tata Consultancy Services AT&T Services Inc./Cognizant Technology Solutions US. Corporation Barclaycard US/Firstsource Best Buy/Accenture Bharti Airtel Limited/Firstsource Carillon […]