Every few years, advancements in technology and the evolution of business meet at the nexus of a cultural shift that fundamentally changes how business gets done. One of those moments is happening now – businesses are deploying exciting new collaborative tools to enable a more dynamic, increasingly mobile and idea-laden workforce to create the new “social business.”
But there’s a distinction to this phenomenon: In order to fully capitalize on this new collaborative opportunity, businesses must lay the groundwork for a smarter workforce. They need the integrated capabilities for an evolving social and collaborative business. And at this InformationWeek and IBM executive event, you’ll hear what leading companies are doing today to meet this challenge.
via InformationWeek Event.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
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The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,200 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.
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ARMONK, N.Y. – 13 Jun 2012: IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Tealeaf Technology, Inc., a leading provider of digital customer experience management and customer behavior analysis solutions.
The acquisition extends IBM’s Smarter Commerce initiative with qualitative analytics software that helps organizations deliver an optimal digital experience to their customers via the Web and mobile devices.
via IBM News room – 2012-06-13 IBM Completes Acquisition of Tealeaf Technology – United States.
When we started to review the data for business analytics, we noticed within organizations, different departments are using this technology at roughly the same levels of penetration. There isn’t one function where simply everyone is using analytics. This suggests that organizations are either adopting analytics across the board, or are choosing to wait and see. Put differently, if anyone is using analytics in your organization, it looks as though everyone is. But if you’re not, nobody else is, either.
via Analytics? Everybody’s using them. Or are they? (IBM Tech Trends Report).
ARMONK, N.Y. – 04 Oct 2011: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Q1 Labs, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based provider of security intelligence software. The move aims to accelerate IBM’s efforts to help clients more intelligently secure their enterprises by applying analytics to correlate information from key security domains and creating security dashboards for their organizations. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Following the close of the acquisition, Q1 Labs will join the newly-formed IBM Security Systems division, representing the world’s most comprehensive security portfolio. After the close, IBM intends the new division to be led by Brendan Hannigan, CEO of Q1 Labs.
via IBM Press room – 2011-10-04 IBM to Acquire Q1 Labs to Drive Greater Security Intelligence – United States.