Posts Tagged: IBM

This Day in GovCon History, June 16, 1911: A Century of IBM Incorporation

Authored by Anthony Critelli June 16, 1911, was the founding of government contractor and corporate giant IBM. The company was formed via the merger of Tabulating Machine Company, Computing Scale Company of America and International Time Recording Company into Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) by trust organizer Charles F. Flint. Though the company is celebrating a centuryRead… Read more »

IBM expands health analytics group

IBM is expanding its Health Analytics Solution Center. The center will be adding new technology and doubling the number of technologists focused on health analytics. The group works on IBM solutions for electronic medical records and remote patient monitoring through devices like smart phones. The center is located in Dallas and will be using someRead… Read more »

IBM report: Using Wikis in Government: A Guide for Public Managers

IBM The Center for Business in Government has just published my first research report on “Using Wikis in Government: A Guide for Public Managers” in their Using Technology section. You can download a pdf version of the report here. Here is a short description of the report from the IBM website: Public leaders face theRead… Read more »

The Age of Analytics

“In the face of mounting complexity, smarter, collaborative, fact-based decisions are more important than ever to drive results.” –IBM Public sector offices receive a substantial amount of data. The question is…what can they do with it? How can an agency use the information that comes its way to make the best decisions and best benefitRead… Read more »

IBM Center’s Top 10 Most Read Blog Posts in 2010

Here are the top ten most-read blog posts from the IBM Center for The Business of Government’s Blog this past year. The list starts with the most popular! 1. Congress Hits Refresh Button on the Results Act (October 5, 2010) Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) summarized the need for a refresh when he introduced his billRead… Read more »

Working Beyond Borders | The 2010 Global Chief Human Resource Officer Study

As many leaders in the government industry know, we live in an increasingly borderless world. Greater access to technology has removed many barriers to connecting people and resources. In order to understand how to effectively operate in this new, complex environment, IBM conducted a Global CHRO Study with nearly 600 face-to-face interviews with HR executivesRead… Read more »

Weekly Round-up September 24, 2010

What we read this week at The IBM Center for the Business of Government: Gadi Ben-Yehuda Spy drones for your iPhone! I found two “Welcome to the Age of Skynet” toys this week: Rovio, a three-wheel robot with a camera that you can control over the the Web, and the very Terminator Salvation Parrot AR,Read… Read more »

IBM & Next American City want to see the best of Gov 2.0

How are you and your agency addressing the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century? Is it opening data for everyone? Is it developing transportation alternatives to the car? Is it preparing for demographic shifts and economic changes? Are you and your friends creating innovative ways to engage your fellow citizens and encourage others toRead… Read more »