Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Cloud In Action: Transforming Industry

Can a new computing model improve a business model? That was the question a team at the University of Bari set out to answer. Using an IBM SmartCloud, they built a solution that allows the local fishermen to work in a new way. By using the cloud to sell before they come to shore, the fishermen are able to adjust their inventory in real-time to keep 
pace with demand. As a result, they're selling more fish at better prices with less waste. 

For the fishermen, income is up 25 percent and time to market is down 70 percent. Today, the Univers ity of Bari is using the same technology to improve the winemaking and transportation industries. What could a cloud do for your business?
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