How RS Components created a marketplace for engineers using IBM Garage

Stuart Sumner
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Pete Wood, head technology evangelist, RS Components, tells delegates at Computing's Cloud & Infrastructure Summit that they needed an awesome experience for end users quickly and cheaply, whilst not losing quality or resilience

Unless you're an engineer you may not have heard of RS Components, but it is a £1.7bn company which offers over a million products and ships over 50,000 parcels per day. It recently hit its first b...

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