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IBM to hold thought-leadership conference in Singapore

Executive Networks Media Staff Writer | May 24, 2016
IBM’s SolutionsConnect conference, scheduled to be held on 2 June, will focus on innovation and technology leadership in the cognitive era

In the world of business, today's game is 'disrupt or be disrupted'. Much of this disruption is coming from innovations in the technology space.In today's hyper-competitive landscape, businesses that are able to ride on the rising tide of technologies such as cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics, will emerge as winners.

Technology giant IBM is holding a one-day thought-leadership conference along with a solutions showcase at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre on June 2 to discuss the cutting edge technologies that businesses must leverage on to beat the competition and stay ahead in the game.

"Our thought leadership conference will not only showcase how technology has changed lives but also will gaze into its potential to further shape the future of our planet," said IBM Corporation's CTO and Distinguished Engineers, ASEAN. "We welcome CIOs, CTOs and other IT leaders to join us in exploring business scenarios of technology design architect and implementation with the best and brightest of IBM."

Exploring Disruptive Technology in the Cognitive Era
The IBM SolutionsConnect conference will feature a keynote on 'Disruptive Technology in the Cognitive Era' by a Cloud Integration Business Unit Executive, a visionary talk on 'Blockchain - Beyond Finance' byIBM Blockchain Labs, followed by two separate Garage tracks, of one and a half hours each, on accelerating the speed of innovation and insights-driven IT. 

"Ninety percent of the data created in last two years is a result of the proliferation of devices, which will reach 75B by 2020," said IBM's Cloud Integration Business Unit Executive. "With computing systems able to ingest unstructured data in all its forms through IoT and the rise of API economy, they are giving rise to cognitive computing which are transforming digital businesses into cognitive enterprises. The opportunity is here, and we'll help you see the possibilities through real life case studies of how industry leaders have transformed their organizations and markets to win." He will moderate a discussion on Disruptive Technology in the Cognitive Era' with other industry leaders.

"Any multi-party, multi-layered transaction makes the enterprise suitable for leveraging blockchain," said IBM Blockchain Labs. "The promise of disruption lies in cutting the costs involved in technologies and reducing the inefficiencies. IBM Blockchain Labs can help you apply blockchain technology to a certain application that is core to your business that could get more efficient."

The twin 'Garage' tracks will feature IBM experts holding forth on two main areas: how to extend infrastructure investments to drive innovation, and how to optimize a business' infrastructure for a Cognitive business. 

Click here to learn more about the conference agenda and speakers or to register yourself as a delegate. 


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