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Disaster Management Special Issue:  IBM Journal of Research and Development 

Written by Rebecca Curzon | March 26, 2020 | Disaster Resiliency

To say that disasters are complex is an understatement. They create situations that are often chaotic in nature and drive normal human and infrastructure response beyond their usual operational limits. The characteristics of the well-known stages of disaster, which include planning, response, recovery, and prevention, hide the underlying complexities of applying normal services such as ...read more


Turning the tide — World Water Day 2020

Written by Allison Guidetti and Michael Jacobs | March 22, 2020 | Corporate Responsibility

Try to imagine a world without clean water. It’s uncomfortable at best, terrifying at worst because we must have water to live and to exist. Yet, despite the apparent ease in many parts of the world of getting fresh and potable water from a faucet, water for human use is not an infinite resource. According ...read more


IBM extends its digital education resources to all for free

Written by Joel Mangan | March 16, 2020 | Corporate Responsibility, P-TECH

IBM has extended its online education resources to all for free:  IBM Skills  Open P-TECH  IBM AI Education series for teachers The global scale and speed of disruption in education from the COVID-19 pandemic is “unparalleled” according to the United Nations with an estimated 290 million students impacted globally and growing as several schools and ...read more


Inspiration for the impact you choose to make

Written by Carolyn Murphy | March 10, 2020

IBMers have always strived to be essential and to make a difference. With the launch of IBM.org, it’s easier than ever for each of us to have positive social impact. The words “positive social impact” can sound a bit intimidating, as if anything less than curing a disease or ending a war is not positive ...read more


JUMP Math + IBM = multiplying potential

Written by Su McVey | March 10, 2020 | IBM Service Corps

“Every child can learn math and love it. Every teacher can learn math and teach it.” JUMP Math is a non-profit with a dedicated mission of helping educators excel at and enjoy teaching math and, in doing so, instilling confidence and a joy of learning in their students. Our bold vision is that a well-designed ...read more