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Innovation Index

Global Innovation Outlook

alphaWorks: emerging technologies

A unique opportunity for early adopter developers around the world to experience the latest innovations from IBM. These emerging technologies are available for download at the earliest stages of research and development, enabling developers to evaluate and influence IBM research and development.

Centers for IBM e-business Innovation: sky's the limit

From strategy to execution, we partner with you to truly understand your business objectives and customer needs. Then, we apply boundless imagination, deep design skills and world-class technology expertise to deliver applications that will engage and satisfy your most critical audiences.

developerWorks: IBM's resource for developers

Provides a wide range of tools, code, and education on DB2, eServer, Lotus, Rational, Tivoli, and WebSphere as well as on open standards technology such as Web services, Wireless, Linux, XML, Java technologies, and more.

Executive Business Institute: Strategic Innovation

Executive education on using game-changing innovation to drive your strategy

IBM Academic Initiative: open standards, open source and IBM resources for academia

Eclipse and IBM innovation grants lay the foundation for an innovative tomorrow.

iSeries: initiative for innovation

Designed to foster the growth of new, innovative solutions for iSeries customers -- unleashing the combined talents of IBM and IBM ISVs to help enable business growth for our mutual customers.

On Demand Business: Speed Innovation

Seize and cultivate your best opportunities. Speed the innovation journey from good idea to marketplace breakthrough.

On Demand Innovation Services: Research + BCS

Researchers and consultants have partnered with clients to find solutions for many tough problems, including helping to analyze and optimize value chains, improving collaboration with suppliers, improving inventory management and demand forecasting and analyzing customer information databases to identify the most profitable customers and improve customer service.

PartnerWorld: IBM Innovation Centers for Business Partners

Easy access to IBM skills and equipment, to help our partners migrate, test and optimize their applications for an on demand world.

Research: innovation sprouts from the fertile ground of inquiry

Our eight labs are world-renowned as leaders of Information Technology innovations; we pride ourselves on having a direct impact on every product or offering made by IBM.

Software Group: Business Innovation and Optimization

What does it take to improve your business? Information. To make a difference, though, you need more than data points - you need real-time details about productivity and performance that you can act on. You need insight.

Toronto Software Lab: "Torolab"

Canada's largest software development facility continually works "to build a world-class team, build the best products, and ensure our customers' success."