How IBM technology helps Imagine Dragons continue to write music
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For a moment, put yourself back at the IBM Impact conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. It has been a long and instructive day. Everyone is looking forward to the Impact special event where the “Best Rock Performance 2014,” Grammy Award–winning Imagine Dragons, will perform live on stage.
At the sound of the first note, the party begins. Everyone enjoys the atmosphere and the spirits rise quickly. Literally at the same time, IBM technology at Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is working to ensure that the songwriters and publishers behind the upbeat music are fairly compensated for their work.
BMI is a global leader in music rights management. The company licenses the music of more than 600,000 songwriters, composers and publishers whenever it is performed publicly so that music creators can keep doing what they do.
In order to be able to provide the most advanced technology and service to those music creators, BMI recently started a transformation to adopt IBM Smarter Process and service-oriented architecture (SOA). The implemented solution today includes the following:
The entire solution facilitates the important work that BMI does to ensure that the creation of music continues. Brian Graves, senior director of enterprise services at BMI, talked at Impact 2014 to share facts on how the solution changed the way BMI operates.
The Imagine Dragons performance at Impact 2014 is fantastic, and I'm glad to know that good work is happening behind the scenes to make sure that songwriters, composers and publishers get fairly compensated for their work.
Imagine Dragons makes us happy, and we hope IBM technology makes them happy too!
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