International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company's solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
When I look back upon my long career, one of the major factors shaping my views of business, strategy and innovation is the creative destruction that I saw buffeting the IT industry over most of that time. In particular, having...
Leadership is the kind of subject that invariably rises to the top in a time of crisis. Otherwise, it is one of those topics that companies talk a lot about but otherwise don't feel the need to pay much serious...
The Internet era was born around 20 years ago, when Netscape went public in August of 1995 and caught the world by storm with its highly successful IPO. For many people, myself included, the Netscape IPO marked the passage of...
On April 18 I participated in a TEDx conference at my local community library in Westport, CT. TEDx programs were developed to help independent organizations create their own TED-like events in the spirit of TED’s mission, - ideas worth spreading....
A few weeks ago I participated in a lunch discussion in New York with a group of around 20 people from a wide range of ages and professions. The theme of the lunch was The Future of Work, but given...
A changing of the guard took place on Wall Street nearly seven years ago when Apple surpassed the market value of Exxon Mobil to become America’s most valuable public company. Technology had led the way before, during IBM’s heyday in the 1980s, but this switch would usher in a new era. After swappin
While Amazon is the world's largest public cloud, there's no guarantee it will win a major Pentagon contract.
He may not be part of golf’s young ‘big four’, but the self-taught Floridian is in fine form and looks in contention to win a third Masters title at Augusta next month
Bubba Watson, twice Masters champion, who was achieving sub-70 rounds at 12, plays down talk of a third and holds strong views on the US team’s Ryder Cup record
The American Bubba Watson, the world No7, said: ‘There’s nothing I can do now’ about trying to force the Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III’s hand at the Tour Championship
Speaking at China Development Forum in Beijing, CEO of tech giant says ‘the pie gets larger’ when nations work together
A look at how IBM’s 5,000-strong “Millennial Corps” is helping the company stay relevant.
Human behavior and investing aren’t simple
In advanced industries like chip development, the rivals are vying for dominance in a fight that is as much about national security as economic might.
From cross-platform video editing to syncing files, clipboards and apps, Microsoft is taking Windows to iOS and Android – and is warming to iTunes
Slack released its diversity numbers today, and they're not great. But the startup is at least making the issue a priority early on.
Less than a year into her tenure as IBM's chief marketing officer, Michelle Peluso prepared to make an announcement that she knew would excite some of her 5,500 new employees, but also, inevitably, inspire resignation notices from others. She had already briefed managers and the leaders of small teams on the news, which had been set in motion before...
Ireland’s first try was not without controversy, as Rob Kearney seemed to knock-on when challenging Anthony Watson in the air, and the England full back certainly thought so. After The Telegraph awarded him a 4/10 rating for the match, stating that Watson “set the tone for a ragged team performance”
Google's cloud business is increasingly engaging with top corporate executives under the leadership of CEO Diane Greene.
The technology industry is at the center of a continuing wave of digital innovation, and leading the way is a set of five U.S.-based supercompetitors: Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft. Already dominant in their own fields, they are branching out into new businesses. But they face competition from the next tier of tech companies in the U.S. and China. Winning in the technology space is no longer simply a matter of filling a customer need with a new app. Companies need a clear strategic identity to stand out.