To reduce the environmental impact of your facilities, standardize sustainability data

Standardizing facility asset data and health assessment processes are critical steps to building a strong foundation for sustainability. As we work to achieve net-zero targets and carbon footprint reductions, we must prioritize deferred maintenance, capital projects, and programs backlog, and we must address the asset health and condition foundation for these decisions. By taking simple, […]

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Visual inspection for improved quality in manufacturing

The challenges of quality inspection in manufacturing Manufacturing operations strive to deliver the highest quality during every stage of the production or assembly process. Over half of these quality checks involve visual confirmation to ensure the parts are in the correct locations, have the right shape or color or texture, and are free from any […]

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Three mega-trends shaping the data economy

Listen to a European thought leader’s perspective on the data economy: I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Vilmos Lorincz, Managing Director of Data and Digital Products for Lloyds Banking Group in the United Kingdom. Data is a fundamental currency in financial services, and so developing new approaches for banking protocols is critical to […]

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IBM Engineering Workflow Management is the tool of choice for the IBM zHW team

Imagine a digital engineering workplace where thousands of people are building a single system. This system is used by two-thirds of the Fortune 100, 45 of the world’s top 50 banks, 8 of the top 10 insurers, 7 of the top 10 global retailers and 8 out of the top 10 telcos as a highly […]

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How is SWIFT still relevant after five decades?

Too many people in the payments industry today hold the misconception that the SWIFT network is only for cross-border payments. This was indeed the case in 1973, when 239 banks from 15 countries joined forces to create an efficient, automated, and secure payments network. At launch, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) was […]

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Digital engineering is the answer when flawless, accountable production means life or death

Digital technology transformations have streamlined analog processes for decades, making complicated tasks easier, faster, more intuitive and even automatic. The modern car is the perfect expression of this idea. Cars produced in the last few decades are more than cars — they’re a bundle of digital processes with the ability to regulate fuel consumption, detect […]

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How Canada is growing its data economy

The data economy is booming. In 2021, IDC estimated the value of the data economy in the U.S. at USD 255 billion, and that of the European Union at USD 110 billion. In these and many other regions, growth in the data economy outpaces GDP. IBM has examined Canada’s particular potential for data leadership, with […]

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How to win your SWIFT challenge

We are living in a cloud era, with new tools, programming languages, and technologies evolving at a much higher speed than even just 2 years ago. Workers need to refresh and resharpen skills on a regular basis. Financial institutions must embrace these changes and be prepared for the technological shifts and the innovative features needed […]

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Don’t underestimate the cloud’s full value

As the adoption of cloud computing grows, enterprises see the cloud as the path to modernization. But there is quite a bit of confusion about the actual value of the cloud, leading to suboptimal modernization journeys. Most people see the cloud as a location for their computing needs. While cloud service providers (CSPs) are an […]

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Meet the young innovator whose global team translates climate reports

When Sophia Kianni visited her parents’ home country of Iran several years ago, she was alarmed by the heavy smog that obscured an otherwise starry night sky. She was even more concerned when her relatives admitted they knew almost nothing about climate change, because few climate resources were available in their native Farsi. In 2020, […]

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