Category Archives: Blog

Climate change predictions: Anticipating and adapting to a warming world

In an era of accelerating climate change, predicting the near-future can yield major benefits. For instance, when utility officials are aware that a heat wave is on its way, they can plan energy procurement to prevent power outages. When farmers in drought-prone regions are able to predict which crops are susceptible to failure, they can […]

Streamlining supply chain management: Strategies for the future

In today’s complex global business environment, effective supply chain management (SCM) is crucial for maintaining a competitive advantage. The pandemic and its aftermath highlighted the importance of having a robust supply chain strategy, with many companies facing disruptions due to shortages in raw materials and fluctuations in customer demand. The challenges continue: one 2023 survey […]

AWS Weekly Roundup — AWS Control Tower new API, TLS 1.3 with API Gateway, Private Marketplace Catalogs, and more — February 19, 2024

Over the past week, our service teams have continued to innovate on your behalf, and a lot has happened in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) universe that I want to tell you about. I’ll also share about all the AWS Community events and initiatives that are happening around the world. Let’s dive in! Last week’s […]

What are Breach and Attack Simulations?

Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) is an automated and continuous software-based approach to offensive security. Similar to other forms of security validation such as red teaming and penetration testing, BAS complements more traditional security tools by simulating cyberattacks to test security controls and provide actionable insights. Like a red team exercise, breach and attack simulations […]

Freshservice’s Journey to Streamlining IT Operations

Freshservice, a cloud-based IT service management solution, is a part of Freshworks Inc., a company that provides a variety of software solutions for customer engagement and IT service management. Freshservice was specifically designed to enable businesses to improve their IT operations through a simple yet powerful service desk. The platform was launched in 2010 with […]

Reducing defects and downtime with AI-enabled automated inspections

A large, multinational automobile manufacturer responsible for producing millions of vehicles annually, engaged with IBM to streamline their manufacturing processes with seamless, automated inspections driven by real-time data and artificial intelligence (AI). As an automobile manufacturer, our client has an inherent duty to provide high-quality products. Ideally, they need to discover and fix any defects […]

Privacy in Personalization: Strategies for Trust & Compliance in Business

(Updated: 02.16.2024) Most businesses today rely on data collected online to better understand their customers and deliver more personalized products, services and experiences. These insights can be transformative for an organization, especially when the right data from a variety of sources is coupled with tools like artificial intelligence (AI) effectively. But unlocking these insights isn’t […]