EDS (External Data Services) is an interface within IBM Content Navigator that allows users to access data from external data sources. Eric Moore explains why users should avoid EDS when it’s “stateless” and how it can be made “stateful” to improve business processes.
“The pace of change has never been this fast before and it’ll never be this slow again.” This quote nails the impact technology is having in all industries as the digital revolution matures. Technological impacts and the pace of change does vary from one industry to another and many single out insurance for being slower and behind.
I’ve done 50+ FileNet upgrade service projects in the past 10 years and I see clients make the same mistakes over and over when it comes to upgrading IBM FileNet P8. IBM recently released FileNet P8 5.5.X which means FileNet P8 5.1.X and 5.2.1.X are soon-to-be unsupported.
“Where are we going for lunch today?” Kyle, we haven’t even started the interview yet! We need to discuss upgrading IBM software before we discuss lunch. How many upgrades have you done in your career at Pyramid Solutions?
Ever heard of the saying “the struggle is real?” I think for life insurance underwriters, that should be their motto. Below is a quiz for you to reflect on what wastes the most time in your life underwriting process.
Have you ever walked through the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes in Northern Michigan? It’s a really cool experience, but it’s also rather deceiving. Your goal is to walk to the Lake Michigan shoreline and for most of your journey through the dunes, you can see the lake in the distance – this is what makes it so deceiving.
In March 2018 IBM announced details of the merger of several products to create the IBM Automation Platform for Digital Business. This represents a change in focus from traditional enterprise content management (ECM) to DBA or digital business automation – a term that gained momentum and is used beyond the scope of IBM.
First impressions count. That’s why the client onboarding process that banks provide has to be good. If a client has a bad experience with your bank while they’re trying to become a customer, what does that tell them about the rest of the experiences they’ll have? In a competitive market, banks have a lot to lose if their first impression isn’t an impressive one.
It seems like every day there is a new IBM Watson tool for us to learn about. The ones that catch my attention are the ones that integrate with my world – a world that revolves around content and the services required to make the most of it. While at IBM Think, I had the opportunity to learn about Watson Visual Recognition and how it can be used to classify incoming content.
Before I begin, let me assure you that dark data has nothing to do with evil forces or anything of the like, so you may now put down your holy water and call off the IT exorcist. Dark data is any data asset that an organization stores, but never uses.