With 40 million people, Poland is one of the largest and most populated countries and the sixth largest economy in Europe. IBM has offices in several cities and its commitment to Poland dates back to 1991. Assignments have focused on all the aspects of company activities, ranging from energy saving programs to creating appropriate and safe work environments.
- ESC Poland 1
30 April 2010 - 22 May 2010
"Poland ESC Team 1 consisted of five participants from the USA and Brazil.
Two teams of IBM Executives deployed to Katowice, Poland in May and July. Team One identified five areas of opportunity where a strategic focus would contribute to make the City Smarter. They met with more than 200 local stakeholders to gather information and insights into the City and regional plans, and recommended focus on the following:
“...Client-facing experience is the biggest personal take-away for me. I received on-the-job mentoring and experience…There is no way that I could have gained this experience in a workshop or class”."
- ESC Poland 2
2 July 2010 - 24 July 2010
"Poland ESC Team 2 consisted of six participants from Singapore, the USA and India.
Two teams of IBM Executives deployed to Katowice, Poland in May and July. Team One identified five areas of opportunity where a strategic focus would contribute to make the City Smarter. Team Two took this forward to build a set of proposals around three points of development:
From one of the participating executives, “A renewed passion and energy for the impact that IBM can have around the world - we can help transform the world into a better place”."