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How a CIO Can Translate the Corporate Vision Into a Tool to Attract and Retain Critical Talent

Today’s business world is increasingly reliant on technology to help achieve goals and contribute to the bottom line, but it’s still the employees in a company who make the difference between success and failure. A key component of this success is mobilizing the company’s workforce around the corporate vision and mission…

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IBM announced a new strategic technology services agreement with Anthem, Inc., one of the leading health benefits companies in the U.S.  IBM has been selected to provide operational services for Anthem’s mainframe and data center server and storage infrastructure for the next five years.  Among the benefits of the relationship, Anthem has the ability to leverage IBM Cloud solutions that will help increase the ease, availability and speed of adding infrastructure to support new business requirements…

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A new study released today by CA Technologies titled, “DevOps: The Worst-Kept Secret to Winning in the Application Economy,” reveals that having a DevOps strategy helps drive tangible business benefits to enterprises. Vanson Bourne conducted the survey with 1,425 senior IT and business leaders worldwide and found 88 percent of them already have or plan to adopt a DevOps strategy…

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With the introduction of the new IBM z13, the latest rev of the 50-year old mainframe product line introduced today, it will be hard for IT people to persist in the mistaken belief that the mainframe can’t handle today’s workloads or that it is too expensive. Built around an 8 core, 22nm processor, the IBM z13’s 141 configurable cores (any mix of CP, IFL, zIIP, ICF, SAP) delivers a 40 percent total capacity improvement over the zEC12…

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IBM today announced the z13. One of the most sophisticated computer systems ever built, it delivers scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed and safety for trillions of transactions in the mobile economy. The z13 system culminates a $1 billion investment, five years of development, exploits the innovation of more than 500 new patents and represents a collaboration with more than 60 clients—underscoring IBM’s singular commitment to providing higher-value, innovative technologies to clients…

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