06 Dec 2013
IBM and Business Partner Bechtle Providing 6,100 System x And Flex Systems Servers To European Union Organizations
Armonk, N.Y. - 9 Dec 2013: IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Business Partner Bechtle AG have won a $115-million contract with the European Commission for System x and Flex Systems servers and services, the largest server contract ever awarded by the EC.
07 Oct 2013
Customers become the “new” business advisors to the C-suite; 90 percent of senior leaders expect extensive collaboration with customers within the next five years Armonk, N.Y. - 7 Oct 2013: Despite expressing an unprecedented commitment to direct customer influence on their business decisions and operations, one-third of CEOs worry that the rest of the C-suite is out of touch with customers, according to a new IBM (NYSE: IBM) study. The study, entitled “The Customer-activated Enterprise,” is based on findings from face-to-face conversations with more than 4,000 CEOs, CMOs, CFOs, CIOs and other C-suite leaders from 70 countries and 20 industries worldwide. The study, conducted by IBM’s Institute for Business Value, reveals 60 percent of CEOs plan to directly engage their customers and proactively apply what they learn to set their business agendas in the next three to five years -- up from 43 percent of CEO’s who now include customers in the development of business strategies.
17 Sep 2013
Amsterdam, September 17th 2013 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announces that prof. dr. Michael Garrett, director of research institute ASTRON and professor at Leiden University, has received the IBM 2013 Big Data and Analytics Faculty Award. This annual award aims to enhance scientific research and the co-operation between IBM and top researchers. Garrett has been acknowledged for his research at Leiden University around algorithms that can be used to discover extraterrestrial intelligence.
11 Sep 2013
Brussels, 11 September 2013 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Imelda hospital, one of the most important care institutions of the province of Antwerp, announce that they have reached an agreement on the implementation of an application for hospitals in Belgium, which is called the ‘Web Information System for Healthcare (WISH)’.Thanks to this application, the Imelda hospital is now able to centralize all patient records and to price them correctly. The billing process is currently being optimized.
16 May 2013
ARMONK, NY and BRUSSELS - 16 May 2013: UCB and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the completion of the initial phase of a project designed to harness the power of analytics to help healthcare providers deliver more highly personalized care to people living with epilepsy. The milestone marks the critical first step in the path towards eventually harnessing the transformative power of cognitive computing capabilities, such as IBM Watson, for epilepsy care.