The product won the best user interface innovation category

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Designers at IBM pride themselves in having both top-tier design skills and advanced technical knowledge. The risk management industry recently validated and honored this critical combination of skill sets in our designers. I’m excited to announce that IBM OpenPages with Watson won the best user interface innovation category in the Risk Market Technology Awards.

The Markets Technology Awards, part of the Risk Awards, recognizes the achievements of technology vendors, trading platforms, law firms, clearing houses, and all of the people who help make the industry run. …


Their win signifies the importance of great user research

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As we see a rise in developer advocacy across the tech industry, the importance of developer experience rises with it. This has created a huge opportunity for design to make an impact. Eclipse Codewind met this challenge head on, and as a result won silver in the New York Design Awards 2020 developer platform/tool/framework category.

The New York Design Awards, run by DrivenxDesign Award Programs, recognizes design that leads the way in technology and innovation. …


This team earned the highest distinction in the digital category

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The IBM Automation Decision Services (ADS) design team is closing out 2020 on a strong note as Platinum level winner of the Spark Design Awards in the Digital category. As we plan to head into the winter holidays, I couldn’t be more excited to see our designers recognized for the hard work they put in this year.

The Spark Design Awards is an international design competition that seeks to “promote better living through design.” The evaluation criteria focused on innovation i.e., does the design “Spark,” i.e., innovate, change the game and in some way help humanity or the environment we…


This effort involved a close working relationship between design, development, offering management, and marketing.

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IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat brought us new opportunities to lead in cloud, and our design organization wasted no time jumping at them. I’m proud to announce that Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud won Product of the Year in the BIG Awards for Business in the Enterprise category.

Launched in 2012, the BIG Awards for Business gives global recognition to outstanding companies, their products, their people, and their tactics. …


This prestigious competition placed IBM Cloud & Data Platform alongside some of the most innovative design in our industry

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Our designers take on ambitious projects in order to solve complex problems. I see up close the talent, grit, and humility it takes to do that well. I’m excited to share that Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards honored Watson Discovery as a finalist in their user experience category.

Innovation by Design embraces creative work at the intersection of design, business, and innovation. Several acclaimed designers, executives, and thought leaders sat on the jury this year to find and promote exceptional work in our industry. …


IBM Cloud is recognized in the prestigious awards series

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Our design team at IBM Cloud has been working incredibly hard this year, and I’d like to share another exciting result of our efforts. We’ve won a 2020 Good Design Award for Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud in the Digital Design: Apps and Software category. I’m so proud of our team for their passion and dedication to delivering quality work, and I’m thrilled that these efforts have been recognized by this award.

The annual Good Design Awards is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious international award that recognizes design and innovation. The awards celebrate the best new products and services…


8 ways to infuse trust into your AI experiences

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At IBM, we’re building software solutions that help our users make smarter decisions faster. In the world of data and artificial intelligence (AI), it all comes down to designing products our users can trust enough to help them make those important decisions.

This focus on trust goes beyond data security and validation, it’s about helping our users understand their data, providing relevant recommendations when they need it, and empowering them to create solutions they can be confident in.

As we designed our end to end AI platform IBM Cloud Pak for…


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I’m excited to announce that our team at IBM Cloud, Data, and AI has been awarded a Ventana Digital Innovation Award finalist for IBM Cloud Pak for Data in the Analytics category. This is fantastic news for us and we are thrilled to have our work recognized in the innovation space.

The Ventana Digital Innovation Awards recognize outstanding technologies that are impactful on their markets, pioneer advancement, drive change, and increase value for businesses worldwide. The awards committee chooses finalists that exemplify how technologies can push boundaries and bring innovation to their users.

“I would like to congratulate all of…


IBM Db2 Warehouse on Cloud and IBM AutoAI win the prestigious design award

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Our team at IBM Cloud, Data and AI is excited to announce that two of our products, IBM Db2 Warehouse on Cloud and AutoAI (part of IBM Watson Studio), have won a 2020 Red Dot Award in the Brand and Communications: Interface Design category. We’re so excited to be honored with dual awards from Red Dot for the first time ever. Our teams work incredibly hard to make our products user centered for our clients, and I’m thrilled to see our efforts toward experience design paying off.

The Red Dot Award is recognized internationally as one of the most prestigious…


Dual design award wins for IBM Cloud tools and services

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I’m excited to announce that the hard work of our team at IBM Cloud, Data and AI is being recognized again. Two of our services, IBM Cloud App ID and Assist Me, have received a gold Indigo Award in the UX, Interface & Navigation category. We’re delighted for being bestowed the top honors for design excellence.

The Indigo Awards recognize vision, innovation, and creativity in their participants, and look for designers who share a passion for the extraordinary. …

Arin Bhowmick

Global VP Design @IBM | Chief Design Officer, Cloud, Data and AI I UX Leadership| UX Strategy| Usability & User Research| Product Design

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