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Along with small businesses, midsize businesses make up nearly 65% of the global GDP. IBM and its Business Partners are helping a vast array of these nimble, innovative companies find and seize opportunities. Read their stories here.

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The hip bone’s connected to the supply chain.

Our current healthcare system is fraught with inefficiency. Take your typical hospital, for example. The amount of time hospital staff spends manually locating, identifying and reordering surgical supplies results in a significant amount of lost revenue. On a smarter planet, we can instrument supply chains to provide higher levels of efficiency.

Implanet, a midsize medical device company, saw an opportunity to create a new business model to do just that. With the help of IBM and our Business Partners, Implanet invented the traceable surgical implant process. Tagged with intelligent RFID chips, implants can be traced through the chain-from manufacturer to distributor to hospital to patient. This highly automated system gives Implanet and their clients visibility to product information and inventory online. Surgeons can access data on implants they have inserted, and hospitals can set up automatic stock adjustments-helping reduce administration time significantly. The new efficiency gained means hospitals can spend more time on what matters most-their patients.

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  • Learn more about RFID services

    Integrate real-time data capture with key business processes using RFID tags in order to increase visibility to inventory and finished products and improve customer satisfaction.

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  • Read the Implanet Case Study

    See how Implanet can now provide a highly automated system for tracking high-quality surgical implants with full visibility of product information and inventory online, which reduces inefficiencies throughout the entire supply chain.

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  • See the full portfolio of IBM Solutions

    Powerful, affordable solutions expressly designed to help midsize companies improve efficiency, do more with less, accelerate ROI and seize new opportunities faster.

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A Global Network of Expertise

IBM Business Partners are a global network of experts, providing solutions to companies all over the world. With the help of IBM, these Business Partners are able to grow their businesses and connect with other IBM Business Partners worldwide.

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IBM Business Partners Driving Results

With the help of IBM, Business Partners are driving results for their clients on a Smarter Planet. IBM Business Partners now have access to more resources and opportunities than ever before.

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Fuel Innovation on a Smarter Planet: Learn how IBM Business Partners Help Midsize Businesses

See how IBM Business Partners and IBMers are working together to help midsize companies work smarter and to solve business problems, not just IT issues.

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IBM Cognos. Meaningful insights leading to action.

Companies like Implanet are constantly looking to use technology to work smarter. And many are relying on business analytics solutions like IBM Cognos to turn data into intelligence.

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Making the Smarter Planet a Reality for Midsize Businesses

Learn more about the opportunities for success and strategies for becoming smarter, as Ed Abrams, VP of Marketing for IBM Midmarket, discusses the realities of Smarter Planet, specifically focusing on midsize businesses.

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Midsize Companies Fuel Growth on a Smarter Planet - Learn How

See how three midsize companies are working with IBM and its Business Partners to thrive on a smarter planet by turning ideas into results.

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Inside the Midmarket: A 2011 Perspective

70% of midsize companies are pursuing analytics solutions. 66% are adopting the cloud. And 75% are planning IT upgrades. Learn about the IBM study of more than 2,000 midsize companies in over 20 countries, to see how they’re shifting from cost cutting to growth opportunities.

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Gruppo Intergea Creates Stronger IT Security with the Help of an IBM Business Partner

Learn how an IBM Business Partner helped a midsize car dealership and service company, Gruppo Intergea, increase sales by 12% through better network security, compliance management and data protection.

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Sun World Improves Business Growth with the Help of IBM and Our Business Partners

Video detailing how the IBM Cognos solution provides real-time business analytics reporting to analyze operations data and improve harvesting efficiency for Sun World.

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GSMS Protects Products and Patients with the Help of IBM and Our Business Partners

Video detailing how IBM and our Business Partners are helping midsize pharmaceutical manufacturing and specialty packaging companies, like GSMS, protect against counterfeit drugs using RFID tracking technology.

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Rosenau Transport Optimizes Operations with the Help of IBM and Our Business Partners

Video detailing how IBM and our Business Partners are helping midsize transport companies, like Rosenau, perform more efficiently.

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Explore the Engines of a Smarter Planet

They employ much of the world's workforce and make up most of the global GDP. See how IBM and its Business Partners are helping a vast array of these nimble, innovative companies find and seize opportunities. Discover how IBM solutions can help your midsize business level the playing field on a smarter planet.

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