Posts tagged “IBM”

Updated January 26

Premium Lock As another reorg hits, IBM employee turmoil grows despite CEO's pledge to add 25,000 jobs

Despite Chair and CEO Ginni Rometty's pledge that IBM would add 25,000 jobs over the next four years, current employees report that layoffs in the U.S. continue.And now comes word of a restructuring in its emerging cloud business with a long-time executive stepping down.

IBM's Ginni Rometty       IBM's Ginni Rometty

Updated January 20

Premium Lock Inside IBM: Sacrificing near-term dollars for long-term traction

Earnings    Analysis: IBM closes 2016 with the achievement of its percent of revenue CAMSS [Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Security and Social] goal, but revenue declines indicate its portfolio transformation is still underway. says Technology Business Research.

Updated January 18

Premium Lock IBM CEO lays out AI development principles, says some jobs will be lost but others created

IBM's Ginni Rometty       IBM chair and CEO Ginni Rometty says artificial intelligence will make some jobs obsolete but will lead to creation of opportunities. "It's not man or machine," she says. Rometty also spells out the three principles IBM is following in cognitive computing development.

January 17

Premium Lock IBM taking cognitive thinking, IoT to retail (+ video)

IBM is focusing its retail solutions around three key imperatives: shopping and customer experience; merchandising and supply networks; and operations and innovation. These imperatives include products such as Watson Marketing, Watson Commerce, Watson Merchandising and Watson Supply Chain. Potential use cases addressed by these products include enhancing product selection and design, improving marketing campaigns, improving customer services, and optimizing talent management.

January 13

Premium Lock 2017 off to fast start for Internet of Things - An Insider look at key trends

Internet of Things The New Year has gotten off to a fast start for commercial developments across the Internet of Things business world. Here's a look at three key emerging trends.

Updated January 9

Premium Lock 960 patents won in NC help IBM set annual record (+ video)

Big Blue continues to set the pace for winning patents, setting a record for IP in 2016 with more than 8,000 and leading the corporate ranks in awards for the 24th consecutive year. Of those, 960 were awarded to North Carolina-based inventors.

Updated January 6

Premium Lock IBM declares diversity support with new rainbow logo

IBM, one of the big tech companies that spoke out against North Carolina's controversial HB2, is stepping up its support for diversity with a new rainbow logo. Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, Chief Diversity Officer at IBM and a Duke graduate, unveiled the logo Friday.

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Updated January 5

Premium Lock 'Hidden Figures' IBM AR project links in 3 Triangle universities

IBM brings history to life through augmented reality just in time to tie-in with the launch of the NASA unknown heroes' movie "Hidden Figures." And the Triangle features three areas from which viewers can log in through a Pokemon Go-like app.

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Updated January 5

Premium Lock IBM forecast: Smarter AI, medical labs on chips, smart sensors, more ...

IBM Research's latest "5 in 5" technology innovation forecast focuses on big advances that will come in physical nanoscale size as well as taking its supercomputer Watson into further advances of Artificial Intelligence. Read - and be amazed.

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Updated December 20, 2016

Premium Lock Angry IBMers protest CEO's outreach to Trump, want benefits back

IBM chair and CEO Ginni Rometty quickly offered an olive branch to President-elect Donald Trump shortly after his upset victory. Now, some IBMers have signed a petition protesting the Rometty letter and threaten "to refuse participation in any U.S. government contracts that violate constitutionally protected civil liberties." They also seek return of some lost benefits, issues that predate the election.

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Dell EMC threaten HPE, Cisco in cloud sales as Cisco drops its AWS rival

As Cisco confirms its exit from providing its "Intercloud" cloud services, new data shows that the networking giant along with HPE face increasing competitive pressure from the recently merged Dell EMC.

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Updated December 5, 2016

Premium Lock Triangle's tech links to President-elect Trump: Blackstone, IBM

The Research Triangle will have the ear of President-elect Donald Trump through two major connections: The Blackstone Group and IBM.

IBM's Ginni Rometty       IBM's Ginni Rometty

November 29, 2016

Premium Lock American Airlines picks IBM for cloud services

IBM Cloud     American Airlines is teaming up with IBM for cloud services and application development utilizing IBM's Bluemix.

Updated November 29, 2016

Premium Lock HPE: The Machine has 'potential to change everything' (+ video)

Will future computers rely more on memory than processors? HP Enterprise thinks so. Meet "The Machine," which CEO Meg Whitman touts as the future of computing with machines that are "memory driven" rather than processing. "We believe this has the potential to change everything," she says.

Updated November 25, 2016

Premium Lock From lab to real business: The march of IBM's watson

IBM's recent "World of Watson" event showcases how Big Blue is turning its super computer into a provider of multiple business solutions as the artificial intelligence market grows increasingly competitive. Technology Business Research offers an in-depth overview of Watson's progress in the second of two reports.

IBM's new Manhattan HQ for Watson. IBM's new Manhattan HQ for Watson.

November 25, 2016

Premium Lock IBM's Watson quickly shifting from laboratory to market

IBM Watson avatar     IBM's recent "World of Watson" event showcases how Big Blue is turning its super computer into a provider of multiple business solutions as the artificial intelligence market grows increasingly competitive.

November 25, 2016

Premium Lock IBM settles with Australian government over online census snafu

IBM                           IBM has accepted most of the blame for the crash of Australia's online census three months ago and has compensated the government for the financial cost of the debacle, the country's prime minister said on Friday.

Tags: IBM, Internet
November 22, 2016

Premium Lock 'Trump rally' lifting many Triangle tech stocks

Bullish     If you missed out on the "Trump rally" that began after election night futures plunged 800 points, it still may not be too late to capitalize. CNN Money says more records could fall today, and Triangle tech stocks have climbed - with some exceptions.

November 16, 2016

Premium Lock Study: 66% of companies lack cyber attack response plan

If the company you work for is hit by a cyber attack, chances are it's not ready to respond, according to a new survey from IBM. Even where companies are prepared, 41 percent say the time to resolve a cyber incidence takes longer now than a year ago.

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November 16, 2016

Premium Lock 'Dear Mr. President-elect:' IBM CEO offers advice to Donald Trump

IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rommetty offers incoming President Donald Trump a wide variety of advice - and touts how Big Blue can help - in a letter published at IBM's government and regulatory affairs website. Here's the complete letter.

IBM's Ginni Rometty       IBM's Ginni Rometty

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