Innovation

Minding the Tech Gap for Women

We live in an age when technology is transforming every facet of our society. In addition to innovations and inventions that are fundamentally changing lives and spawning new business, tech is also creating entirely new careers in areas such as security, blockchain, AI and health care. But while tech opportunities abound in our global economy, […]

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How a Small Organization Teamed with IBM for Made-in-Canada Innovation

It goes without saying: starting a business is tough, but growing a business is even harder. A recent Harvard study states that 75 percent of venture-backed startups fail. Industry Canada estimates that 85 percent of Canadian businesses that enter the marketplace will reach one full year, while 70 percent will make it to two years and […]

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5 nanometer transistors inching their way into chips

Announced at the 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits conference in Kyoto this week, IBM and our research alliance partners, GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Samsung built a new type of transistor for chips at the 5 nanometer (nm) node. To achieve this feat, the architecture – how the elements of a chip are arranged and the […]

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A New Generation of Networking Is Upon Us

For decades, organizations have relied on the underlying network to link systems and facilitate the transfer of information. The network’s role as an agent for IT is without question, with virtually every job, transaction and operation depending on it. But today it is the network’s role as an agent for business innovation that is far […]

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The Innovative Impact of IBM Fellows

Having been appointed an IBM Fellow in 1992, I have a long perspective on the program, and immense respect for what it allows one to accomplish. What makes the IBM Fellow program perhaps most exceptional is that it was launched in 1963, by T.J. Watson Jr. This was an era where large corporations traditionally handled […]

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Jerrier A. Haddad: An Appreciation

Many college students hold part-time jobs. Jerry Haddad took a job at IBM while a student at Cornell – and embarked upon a 38-year career in which he helped lead IBM into the computer age. Haddad, one of IBM’s titans of technology, died on March 31, 2017 at the age of 94. The child of […]

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