IBM Praises White House Report on the Future and Benefits of Artificial Intelligence

Washington, D.C. – IBM, a pioneer in the advancement of artificial intelligence, today welcomed the release of a White House report on the future and promise of this exciting technology: “We commend the Administration, and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in particular, for launching an open and inclusive dialogue that helped shape […]

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IBM Commends House Passage of 21st Century Education Bill

Washington, D.C. – IBM today released this statement applauding the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act: “By passing this legislation, which provides a crucial and needed update of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, the House of Representatives has […]

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IBM Signs the White House Equal Pay Pledge

Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement in conjunction with the announcement that it has joined other leading American businesses as a signatory of the White House Equal Pay Pledge: “In 1935, IBM founder Thomas J. Watson Sr. said ‘Men and women will do the same kind of work for equal pay. They […]

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Viewpoint: Trust, Privacy and Data in today’s EU

Over more than a century, the context in which IBM works has evolved considerably. As leaders consider the future of the United Kingdom’s relationship with the EU, we are both ready and well equipped to help clients and governments navigate yet another transition. IBM’s continuity of service will not be impacted for the foreseeable future. […]

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IBM Joins White House Call-to-Action on the Global Refugee Crisis

Washington, D.C. – Today, IBM announced its participation as a founding partner in the White House call-to-action for private sector engagement on the global refugee crisis. There are more than 65 million displaced people in the world today, the highest number on record since the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) began collecting statistics. More than 21 […]

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IBM Welcomes House Bill to Better Prepare U.S. Students for Career Success

Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement welcoming bipartisan legislation introduced in the House of Representatives that would better align U.S. education with in-demand career skills: “This legislation reminds all of us that preparing America’s students with the skills to succeed in promising, high-wage careers is a priority that transcends partisan politics. There […]

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Viewpoint: A landmark Moment for Strengthening Trust in Cloud Computing

Europe’s Cloud Computing industry today sent out a strong message about its commitment to security and privacy. Following a four-year collaboration between cloud service providers and the European Commission – – in which IBM has been a driving force – the text of a Data Protection Code of Conduct for Cloud Service Providers in Europe […]

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IBM Statement on United Kingdom Referendum on European Union Membership

London – IBM today issued the following statement: “IBM has proudly been a part of the British economy and society for over a century, with a substantial presence. In times of uncertainty, IBM’s core values, including the unwavering dedication to the success of all our clients, matter more than ever as a guide for our […]

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THINKPolicy #10: Considering the Future and Benefits of Cognitive Computing

Human + Machine Collaboration for the Advancement of Humankind It seems like almost every day a new headline warns us that artificial intelligence (AI) will soon take over the world, or at the very least steal jobs. Even when AI is not in the news, Hollywood offers up a steady stream of entertainment that depicts […]

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