Entries by Valerie Driessen

Solving the Unsolvable Performance Issues

Thomas Rose’s latest blog post, Solving the Unsolvable Performance Issues in Complex Cloud and Bare Metal Environments, explains how IBM Cloud Load Simulation (CLS) Platform is using X-Act OBC Platform in IBM client engagements to diagnose dynamic complexity related problems that were previously believed to be unsolvable.

URM Forum Launches to Solve Risk Management Problems of Fourth Industrial Revolution

The URM Forum, which will serve a global community of experts and practitioners who are committed to developing a more scientific, cross domain approach to identifying and managing operational risks that increasingly threaten business performance due to the dynamic complexity of our modern world, launched today. Current operational risk management practices are placing businesses in jeopardy. […]

X-Act OBC Platform supports IBM Cloud Innovation

In his latest blog post, The Right Way to Ensure Operational Stability while moving to the Cloud, Thomas Rose, IBM Cloud Innovation Advisory Leader Germany, Austria and Switzerland, explained how IBM is using X-Act OBC Platform to optimize and improve the operational stability of their cloud services. X-Act OBC Platform is the innovation behind IBM’s […]

Using X-Act OBC Platform Metrics to Guide Decisions

The analytics and emulation capabilities supported by X-Act OBC Platform arm business and technology leaders worldwide with the foresights they need to confidently respond to changing system dynamics and clearly understand which (and when) preventive and opportunistic actions should be taken to ensure the continuous efficiency and cost effectiveness of operations. Using accurate, representative and […]

New Book from Dr. Abu el Ata Offers A New Framework to Predict, Remediate and Monitor Risk

The Tyranny of Uncertainty explains why traditional risk management methods can no longer prepare stakeholders to act at the right time to avoid or contain risks such as the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster, the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis, or Obamacare’s Website Launch Failure. By applying scientific discoveries and mathematically advanced methods of predictive analytics, the book demonstrates how business and information technology decision makers have used the presented methods to reveal previously unknown risks and take action to optimally manage risk.