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6 Tips for Starting Your New DevOps Job

(5 min read) By Nife Oluyemi Recently I received my first warning email from IBM that I needed to do a regular update of my password for security purposes. It was only then that it occurred to me: I have already spent three months at IBM. This realization caused me to reflect back on my first […]

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Dog Vision: Putting Dogs and Doing Good Together at IBM

(3 min read) By Joel Joseph I’m a huge dog lover, like the biggest dog person you’ll ever meet. And as a dog person, the biggest problem for me is that I have no dogs at home. That’s why I decided to go to the Humane Society this summer and see how hard it would […]

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5 Reasons I’m Thrilled To Spend My Summer as an Offering Manager Intern at IBM

(4 min read) By Andrew Sears As a student, choosing where to intern is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. If you’re an MBA student like I am, it’s probably the number one thing that’s been on your mind since school began. The internship search process can be as exhausting as it is exciting, […]

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We Asked 3 Tech Interns To Share What’s Great About Their IBM Hackathon Experience

(8 min read) This summer more than 600 technical interns across the US and Canada participated in the North America Intern Hack. During this internal hackathon, teams of interns worked together to develop new solutions inspired by IBM technology. The participating teams engaged with mentors to create their designs and architect their solutions, consulted with Subject Matter Experts to address challenges, and presented their solutions to a panel of […]

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How IBM’s Culture of Learning is Preparing Me for Long-Term Success

(4 min read) By Omid Elyaskordi Throughout my 17-month career at IBM I have been lucky enough to participate in two prestigious training programs. The first was the Summit Program, a six-month sales training program that I was hired into after completing my MBA; and the Account Leadership Development Program under the Global Technology Services […]

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A Colorful Journey: One IBMer’s Inclusive Experience

(3 min read) By: Violeta Fabé I have worked for IBM for 13 years, but I have not always been out. When I started working for IBM in Madrid, Spain, where I am originally from, I was very “closeted”. It has been an amazing journey since then. After coming out at work to my colleagues […]

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What Is Blockchain? How To Start A Career In This Emergent Tech Field

(3 min read) No matter what your field is, there’s a good chance you have heard about blockchain, the tech that powers the cryptocurrency craze. But blockchain is certainly not identical to Bitcoin or any cryptocurrency. Its uses are far and wide, with many of them undoubtedly yet to be discovered. So, what is blockchain […]

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Code and Response Codeathon: Using Open Source Tech to Tackle Real World Issues

By Thomas Galeon (7 min read) In April 2019, IBM successfully ran the first “Code and Response Codeathon” at UC Berkeley in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Code and Response is a platform for developers and IBM partners around the world to create innovative applications that will aid in natural disasters. Individuals as well […]

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Does Your Company Walk the Talk on ‘Diversity and Inclusion’?

(10 min read) By Rachel Reinitz IBM has a long history of actively supporting diversity and inclusion — from policies enacted for equal pay for equal work in 1935 to providing domestic partnership benefits over 20 years ago (being one of the first major corporations to do so) to active opposition to Texas’s anti-LGBT proposed […]

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My Advice for a Successful Mentoring Relationship

(6 min read) By Michael J Martin Being a mentor is all about the learning and development of a person who is junior to you. Mentorship connects a more experienced professional with someone who is less experienced; an informal relationship to exchange knowledge, provide guidance, and share experiences, all aimed to help the mentee succeed […]

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Small Town Girl Puts “International” in IBM

(3 min read) Growing up in a tiny town in upstate New York, Miranda Velonis knew two things: First, she was whip smart. Second, it was a great big world and she wanted to see it. Step one was getting an education. As an undergrad at Bentley College (now University), Miranda majored in Accounting but […]

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