Raising the game: The IBM Business Tech Trends Study #IBMBTT

IBM Study: Three power plays of leaders Learn how they are staying ahead in Big Data & Analytics, Cloud, Mobile and Social On August 21, 2014, IBM announced the results of a new study entitled ‘Raising the game: The IBM Business Tech Trends Study‘.  In the previous study, the Pacesetters, or leading companies, were those who were adopting these technologies faster.  That is no longer the case as big data and analytics, cloud, mobile and social have gone mainstream –Read more

Ready for jobs that haven’t been invented yet [Citizen IBM post]

How did I spend my summer as a 17-year-old? Teaching young girls how to kayak in a freezing cold lake at an overnight camp in northern Ontario. How is Leslieanne John, a 17-year-old rising fourth-year student at Brooklyn, New York’s Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH), spending her summer? She’s completing an eight-week internship with the Center for Applied Insights – a thought leadership team within IBM. I’ve had the privilege of serving as Leslieanne’s manager and mentorRead more

IBM Executive Interview, Diane Gherson [Biz Leader Latte]

“Seek out a variety of experiences that push your comfort zone. Prove to yourself that you are capable.” – Diane Gherson, IBM Sr VP, Human Resources Leslieanne John, P-TECH student and IBM CAI intern, is conducting a series of executive interview posts exploring topics such as the technical skills necessary for business today and preparing students for the future.  She’ll also be looking into technical skills gaps and how technology integrates with education.  Her second interview was with Diane Gherson,Read more