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By Naguib Attia on December 18, 2017

IBM and the University of Jyväskylä Open Disruptive Technologies Innovation Hub

Over 100 participants from large companies, subject matter experts, startups, government and city stakeholders, business partners, and other ecosystem members joined together for the opening ceremonies of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Hub at the University of Jyväskylä, in Finland. The Hub will focus on the application of IBM advanced Blockchain, IoT, Watson, etc. technologies developed […]

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By Naguib Attia on November 14, 2017

Teachers, Powered by IBM Watson

A special education teacher, Ulana Ainsworth, at Curtis Guild Elementary School in Boston, MA and Jodie Olivo, a fifth grade teacher at Nathanael Greene Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI share their experiences with a new tool from IBM Watson to assist teachers. Teacher Advisor With Watson is a 100% free, IBM Watson enhanced instructional planning […]

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By Naguib Attia on November 7, 2017

IBM and NJIT Kick Off Flagship Alliance

The Martin Tuchman School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) became the first university in the United States to adopt the IBM Skills Academy, a key component of IBM Global University Programs. The initiative is based on the workforce needs of today’s “Business with the Power of STEM” digital economy. Beginning this […]

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By Naguib Attia on October 31, 2017

270 Students and Faculty Thrilled by Inside IBM for Business Schools

  IBM? Unfashionable, nerd, old, too big for innovation, dinosaur… This is how business school students seemed to see IBM… Not very pleasing, is it? Fortunately, some of them were attracted by our disruptive communication and decided to risk it all so they came to Inside IBM on September 28th The event was dedicated to […]

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By Naguib Attia on October 24, 2017

University of Jyväskylä and IBM Establish Joint Innovation Community

A joint, cutting edge technology, innovation Hub will be established at the Faculty of Information Technology in city of Jyväskylä. This collaboration includes research and educational cooperation in the areas: · Cybersecurity · IoT · Artificial Intelligence · Cognitive Analytics · Blockchain · Virtual Reality · Robotics · Quantum computing The project comes as part […]

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By Naguib Attia on October 2, 2017

Accepting Nominations for IBM Two-Year Worldwide PhD Fellowship

IBM is pleased to announce the 2018 IBM Two-Year Worldwide PhD Fellowship for the academic years of 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The PhD Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive […]

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By Naguib Attia on September 19, 2017

IBM Skills Academy First Implementation in the United States

In July 2017, the Martin Tuchman School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) became the first university in the United States to adopt the IBM Skills Academy.  Faculty training and certification is underway on three career tracks.  Starting in September, Business Intelligence Analyst, Business Process Analyst and Predictive Analyst Modeler will be […]

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By Naguib Attia on August 29, 2017

Inside IBM for Business Schools – IBM France

Inside IBM for Business Schools will take place on September 28 at IBM France headquarters in Bois-Colombes, France.  The day long program will bring 200 students and their faculty from the top business schools in the region to IBM to participate in work group sessions around 6 high value, global themes: Cognitive/Big Data Blockchain Luxury […]

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By Naguib Attia on July 6, 2017

Medal of Merit from Finnish University Highlights IBM Partnership in Artificial Intelligence

The 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Information Technology of University of Jyväskylä was celebrated on 19 June 2017. Medals of merit were awarded to four researchers and company representatives for their significant actions for the benefit of the faculty and advancing the information technology (IT) industry. The University of Jyväskylä, in Jyväskylä, Finland; has its […]

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