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IBM’s Reaction to President Biden’s Call for Police Reform


February 8, 2023
Categories: Diversity and Inclusion
Science Forward: Unlocking Opportunity Through Innovation

From putting a man on the Moon to the creation of the Internet, partnership-based approaches to science and innovation yield massive, society-changing results. 

May 6, 2021
Categories: Emerging Technology
Precision Regulation for Data-Driven Business Models

IBM suggests a new approach for policymakers to specifically examine the ways in which different consumer-facing data-driven business models pose different kinds of risks. 

November 21, 2022
Categories: Policy Lab Perspectives, Privacy, Trust & Transparency
Making Technological Sovereignty Work for Europe

Making technological sovereignty work for Europe means strengthening local digital capabilities in an open way with trusted partners, without excluding companies based on the location of headquarters. 

September 5, 2022
Categories: Europe, Hybrid Cloud
IBM CEO's Letter to Congress on Racial Justice Reform

Arvind Krishna's letter to Congress outlining policy proposals to advance racial equality in our nation. 

November 11, 2020
Categories: Diversity and Inclusion, Statements & Reactions
Embracing Our Quantum Future

The world is on the cusp of another computer revolution. It will be driven by the convergence of performance computing, AI, and quantum computing. 

June 10, 2021
Categories: Emerging Technology, Policy Lab Perspectives, Policy Positions, Quantum Computing


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– Christopher A. Padilla, Vice President, IBM Government and Regulatory Affairs

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IBM Policy Lab Positions

The IBM Policy Lab is a forum providing policymakers with a vision and actionable recommendations to harness the benefits of innovation while ensuring trust in a world being reshaped by data. 

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The IBM Policy Lab bi-weekly newsletter covers the world's most pressing tech policy topics, from AI to quantum to 5G. Authored by IBM Policy Lab co-directors Jean-Marc Leclerc, in Brussels, and Ryan Hagemann, in D.C., you'll also receive our latest IBM Policy Lab white papers and tech policy news from around the world.