IBM academic initiatives help deliver real world technical software skills

More than ever, students need to enter job markets with virtual, global collaboration skills. Schools want to prepare students by using relevant, world class software.

IBM® Connections™ provides collaboration experiences which students need to succeed. Faculty, staff, administrators, alumni and students use an academic collaboration platform built on IBM Connections.

Team coordination improves dramatically
with collaborative software

In 2015, students used IBM Connections-based technology to improve team performance. Results are averaged.

13.5% without Connections 25.8% with Connections

The Technical University of Munich simplifies system administration

See how IBM Business Partner Fritz & Macziol helps the Technical University of Munich onboard users with ease and realize cost savings.

See how IBM Business Partner Fritz & Macziol helps the Technical University of Munich onboard users with ease and realize cost savings.

Virtual student teams compete using a real-world collaboration platform

See how the University of Southern California gives students global collaboration skills with SocialStudent, powered by IBM Connections.

USC students share project success using IBM Connections

University of Southern California students share their stories

Professor Peter Cardon and students Bree Mayer and Jamie Winger discuss their experiences using IBM Connections with the SocialStudent platform for international research project and competition.