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The Cognitive Era unfolds: Register for PartnerWorld Leadership Conference 2017

As the year comes to an end and the fourth quarter closes, it’s only natural to take stock of our achievements together. More importantly, it’s time to go beyond that. After all, “business as usual” is a cliché for a reason—in my endless travels around the globe, I’m hearing that you, our IBM Business Partners, are just as excited as IBM about joining us on our journey into the Cognitive Era, where Watson and solutions based on Watson have begun to represent the future of meeting client demand.

CIO Survey: IT Service Is Still About Quality And Cost

If you want to succeed at managed services, providing good service at a reasonable price will win the day with many businesses, according to the results of an annual survey by a professional organization of CIOs.

And, of course, keeping their technology up and running will go a long way toward satisfying the customer.

SADA Systems Pushes Into ISV Territory With New App

(NOTE: This story was originally posted to Jan. 9.)

Another channel partner has taken the plunge into the ISV pool.

SADA Systems, one of Google's largest services partners with a knack for finding itself on the vanguard of cloud-enabled business strategies, has teamed with a civil engineering firm to create a unique solution for managing public infrastructure assets.