Like profitability and market share, business agility is something that every company strives for. But in todayís economic climate, with businesses operating in a highly challenging and ever more complex environment, how flexible you are and how rapidly you can respond to new opportunities and adapt to new challenges may well determine the success or failure of your enterprise.
IBM is a company known for its ability to help other companies streamline their processes and become more agile. To get more insight on this, we sat down with Nancy Pearson, IBMís vice president for BPM, SOA, and Websphere marketing.
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Cities of all sizes can improve economic development, health, and safety with smarter infrastructures. Find out how the city of Rochester has managed to keep healthcare costs 20 percent lower than the national average and how the police department in Durham reduced crime by 50 percent.
Consumers are more demanding than ever when it comes to food safety, freshness, and price. Growers, processors, and retailers are using innovative and collaborative technologies to improve safety, distribution, and revenue opportunities, while also reducing waste. Find out how specialty food retailer Fairway Market is creating a smarter food network using advanced technologies from IBM.
To help fans get the most out of watching the U.S. Open, IBM and the USTA have collaborated on sophisticated digital and on-site tools that give tennis lovers a new way to experience the game. Whether they are looking for stats, scores, or insights, fans can benefit from sophisticated data gathering and analytics to connect with the game in innovative new ways.
As customer expectations shift and business becomes more complex, companies must become more agile to cope with what IBM VP Paul Brunet calls the "new normal." See how IBM customer, American Well, is using technology to technology to build smarter business processes and new healthcare services.
When it comes to innovation, midmarket firms frequently lead the way. Take the budding field of personalized medicine, where forward-looking organizations like New Jersey's Coriell Institute are laying groundwork for a new generation of drugs that will be uniquely tailored to each individual patient. A small nonprofit with fewer than 200 employees, Coriell is leveraging IBM technology to create a next-generation "DNA bank," a critical tool for constructing tomorrow's "smart" medicines and treatments
An ever-increasing number of businesses are using social software to enable project managers to efficiently connect to individuals, groups of people and even entire communities. This ability to share knowledge and efficiently leverage peopleís interests and skillsets enables companies of any size to remain flexible and agile when it comes to developing new products and ideas. We visited the IBM Research facility in Cambridge, Mass., for a 21st Century take on the old adage: Itís not what you know, but who you know.
As organizations become more global, opportunities to enter new markets and offer new solutions will drive future workforce investment, regardless of the region. In a new study from IBM, some 700 HR executives offer insights into the future of workforce management and leadership in a dynamic global marketplace. We sat down with IBM's VP of HR for workforce analytics to explore these issues.
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