The Cloud and IoT Foundations group specializes in high-quality research, design, and development of cutting-edge technologies in the areas of cloud foundations, frameworks, and runtimes. We focus on innovation and rapid implementation, along with an emphasis on robustness and continuous releases. Our group is dedicated to leading the way for IBM with state-of-the-art technologies. Our activities include microservice frameworks and architectures, cloud and IoT technologies, enabling high availability and scalability, innovative programming models and runtimes, as well as cognitive computing. We continuously explore innovative directions and market disruptors such as the drones as a service platform.