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Redefine IBM's Role In Your BT Strategy

IBM Is A Great BT Partner If You Have Complexity Of Systems Or Complexity Of Tech Requirements

February 9, 2016

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Why Read This Report

IBM is a major player in the enterprise technology landscape. Like most large tech vendors, it is navigating the transition from information technology (IT) that underpins business operations to business technology (BT) that helps firms win, serve, and retain customers. While its revenues and profits have suffered as it makes this transition, IBM is building and growing strong products and services in data and analytics, security, mobility, cloud platforms, and customer engagement solutions that are directly relevant to the BT agenda. This report helps you identify where and how IBM can be a key partner in achieving your BT agenda.

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Table of Contents

  • IBM Is Still Primarily An IT Vendor, But In Transition Toward BT
  • Understand How IBM Can Support Your BT Strategy
  • IBM's BT Strengths Start In Data And Security
  • IBM Is Best Positioned To Be A BT Partner Where There's Complexity
  • Using Forrester's Framework To Assess IBM As Your Key BT Partner
  • Recommendations

  • IBM Can Be Your BT Partner, But Not Everywhere Or For Everyone
  • Supplemental Material
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