Academic initiatives

Girls in STEM: Building a better future

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Services

It’s been widely reported that girls and women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields face extra barriers to entry, as well as to promotion and equal pay in comparison to their male counterparts. Society has become more aware of the ways unconscious bias can influence outcomes and of how important it is that ...read more


Human capital development: An investment that can pay off

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Mainframes...

Top-performing companies recognize not only the importance of their people but also the need to provide the right skills to enable their employees. Seventy-one percent of CEOs surveyed cited human capital, ahead of products, customer relationships and brands, as the leading source of sustained economic value, according to a recent study from IBM. Eighty-four percent ...read more


Why education matters: Building skills for your future

Academic initiatives, Blockchain, IBM Systems Lab Services...

When you make an investment in something, you want to get the most out of that experience — and often that means learning is required. Technology is evolving at an increasing pace. The skills many of us brought to the workplace may not be the skills we’ll need on our next project, but high-quality training ...read more


Competitive innovation for building mainframe skills

Academic initiatives, AI, Big data & analytics...

Mainframe computers not only run traditional enterprise applications for airlines, finance and other industries, they also thrive on running today’s groundbreaking applications and open workloads in trusted environments. And as we continue to reinvent the mainframe for business-critical analytics, blockchain and other disruptive technologies, they are opening up even more exciting job opportunities in many ...read more


The best and the brightest: “Thinking big” in the cloud

Academic initiatives, Blockchain, Cloud computing...

Greetings from Las Vegas at the first IBM Think Conference!  Although this is my first Think conference (and more about the differences later) I am a veteran of IBM Innovate, InterConnect and IOD among others.  The thing I enjoy most about these conferences is the chance to learn from SMEs and brilliant industry leaders who ...read more


Join us at IBM Systems Technical University 2018 events!

Academic initiatives, Cloud computing, Cloud servers...

Cloud and cognitive technologies may be driving the future of business, but just as important as implementing them is optimizing the infrastructure that supports them. In 2018, IT professionals can grow their skills in designing, building and delivering IT infrastructure for the cloud and cognitive era by attending IBM Systems Technical University (TechU). To serve the demand ...read more


Building the workforce for the cognitive era

Academic initiatives, Blockchain, Ecosystem & partners...

Mainframes are the core infrastructure system for many of the world’s leading businesses, including 92 of the top 100 global banks, the 10 top insurers and 18 of the top 25 retailers. Given the importance of these systems to their businesses, clients often ask what IBM is doing to help ensure a strong pipeline of ...read more


YOU to the power of IBM Systems training

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Mainframes...

Have you seen the new You to the power of IBM campaign? I hope so, as it tells a compelling story of how the transformative power of technology can help you do your best work. The IBM Systems Lab Services team understands and is ready to support that objective better than anyone. Our mission is ...read more


Red Hat courses enhance Power Systems Academic Initiative

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers...

The Linux operating system is supported on every IBM Power Systems server that IBM makes.  Our broad Linux portfolio is based on open technology and an open ecosystem, which are valuable to our Power clients.   Users can run highly scalable, highly reliable and highly flexible Linux environments on Power processor-based servers.  In fact, you can ...read more