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Greetings from the cloud – CIO Postcard #CloudBound Quote

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To:  Organizations that outsource, Greetings from the cloud from a CIO

As part of a #MondayMotivation series, we will be sharing one postcard quote per week from the IBM Cloud bound study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents sharing advice for companies that outsource and are incorporating cloud into their IT mix.

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Learning from your best through workforce science

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ibm smarter workforce avatar2In the high-stakes war for talent, traditional HR practices are no longer a tactical advantage, because traditional approaches lead to average results.  Fortunately, traditional HR practices are being transformed by technological advances and workforce science.  To move from traditional to smarter, we must apply scientific understanding to high-potential employees.

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Creative IT partnering strategies – #IBMBTT datagrams

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Wrapping up our #TechTuesday series on IT partnering, here are all the datagrams from the IBM Business Tech Trends study for this series. These are actual data facts from the study.  For more posts on the study – #IBMBTT

Greetings from the cloud – CIO Postcard #CloudBound Quote

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To:  Organizations that outsource, Greetings from the cloud from a CIO

As part of a #MondayMotivation series, we will be sharing one postcard quote per week from the IBM Cloud bound study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents sharing advice for companies that outsource and are incorporating cloud into their IT mix.

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IBM Executive Interview, Lauren States [P-TECH intern]

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Lauren States, VP, Strategy & Transformation, IBM Software Group

“We are living in a generation of technologies where this combination of technologies will solve the “unsolvable” problems facing the world, and maybe even allow us to think about things that haven’t been thought about yet.” – Lauren States, VP, IBM Software Group

Leslieanne John, P-TECH student and IBM CAI intern, conducted a series of executive interview posts exploring topics such as the technical skills necessary for business today and preparing students for the future.  She also looked into technical skills gaps and how technology integrates with education.  Her fifth interview was with Lauren States, Vice President, Strategy and Transformation, IBM Software Group.

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[Datagram] Skills training how-to #IBMBTT

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Leading companies are 2x more likely to partner with academia for skills training.

As part of a #TechTuesday series, we will be sharing one datagram per week from the IBM Business Tech Trends study.  These are actual data facts from the study.  And how do YOU do skills training?

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Greetings from the cloud – IT Director Postcard #CloudBound Quote

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To:  Organizations that outsource, Greetings from the cloud from a Senior IT Director

As part of a #MondayMotivation series, we will be sharing one postcard quote per week from the IBM Cloud bound study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents sharing advice for companies that outsource and are incorporating cloud into their IT mix.

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Greetings from the cloud – IT Director Postcard #CloudBound Quote

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To:  Organizations that outsource, Greetings from the cloud from a Director of Finance & IT Operations

As part of a #MondayMotivation series, we will be sharing one postcard quote per week from the IBM Cloud bound study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents sharing advice for companies that outsource and are incorporating cloud into their IT mix.

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[Datagram] How to make IT decisions #IBMBTT

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Leading companies are 2.5x more likely to engage start-ups for their IT decisions.

As part of a #TechTuesday series, we will be sharing one datagram per week from the IBM Business Tech Trends study.  These are actual data facts from the study.  And how do YOU make IT decisions?

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[QUOTES] Greetings from the cloud – CIO Postcard #CloudBound

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To:  Organizations that outsource, Greetings from the cloud from a CIO

As part of a #MondayMotivation series, we will be sharing one postcard quote per week from the IBM Cloud bound study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents sharing advice for companies that outsource and are incorporating cloud into their IT mix.

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