Success stories and recommendations from IBMclients
Smarter Computing: Enabling a smarter planet.
In today’s business and economic environment,it’s no longer enough to offer unique productsand services—now you have to createcompetitive advantage by doing business in awhole new way. The challenge for IT is clear:Improve responsiveness, reduce costs, andboost productivity. Successful business leadersare helping their organizations adapt to theaccelerating change and complexity that mark today’s competitive and economic landscape.
CIOs and CTOs are tackling
new businessrequirements head-on and expect IT and line of business managers to work together to:
Refine business processes and enhancecollaboration
Streamline operations and increaseorganizational effectiveness
Improve the industry value chain throughimproved relationships
Innovate products, markets, business modelsTo achieve critical business objectives, CIOsare looking beyond the boundaries of theenterprise to simplify business processes andgenerate real-time insights up and down thevalue chain. As such, organizations expect IT,more than anything else, to be a provider of industry-wide solutions to support imperativebusiness initiatives.The smarter, more successful companies arethose that design their IT infrastructures tocreate new opportunities. In this new era of smarter computing, you can deploy IBM tech-nologies that are managed in a cloud, tuned tothe task and designed for data—all deployedwithin a single, integrated system.The IBMSmarter Computing WorkloadSimulatorshows you the potential cost savingsyour organization can realize through optimiza-tion. It evaluates your current infrastructurebased on a few basic questions and identifieshow IBMcan help you free up resources andspeed up business innovation.
“Ultimately, as CIOs, CEOs, and CTOs you have to have a vision.You are very much judged on your ability, your operational abilities. If you can’t provide proper qualityof service you don’t have a job. But those are easy. The really hard thing to do is what you don’t know.Whatever is coming up next monthor next year? Can you respond?”
—Bob GoodmanSenior Database AdministratorFlorida Hospital