IBM Deploys 17th Corporate Service Corps In The Philippines

IBM recently deployed a team of global experts from IBM Corporate Service Corps (CSC) to collaborate with key agencies from the Philippine government to enable the country’s growth agenda. Twelve global IBMers from Australia, France, India, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, and the United States worked pro-bono as consultants for the Department of Interior and…

Security Bank Accelerates Digital Transformation And Business Growth With IBM

IBM announced that Security Bank Corporation has turned to IBM to streamline its IT business processes and help enable broader client reach through a robust infrastructure solution that delivers optimized system performance, enterprise-class security, and dynamic resource allocation. Security Bank has invested in the expansion of its branch network and retail banking business to drive future…

Mobile Disaster Collaboration and Chat App Bags IBM’s Hack-A-Superpower Grand Prize

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the winners of its hackathon for college students which was organized in collaboration with DevCon Philippines, the largest community of developers in the country, and NexCon 3, the ultimate celebration of science fiction and fantasy in the Philippines. Hack-A-Superpower features a unique sci-fi theme that tackles disaster preparedness, response, and…

IBM: Women’s Month Celebration

In celebration of International Women’s Day, “IMA”, the IBM Women’s Network Group in the Philippines, recently held a town hall with the theme “I am a Woman: I Pledge for Parity”. The event was participated by over 200 women IBMers to celebrate diversity and parity. Four Filipina CEOs, namely Nina Aguas of Insular Life, Ace…

IBM Expands Employee Benefits Program to Sustain Diversity and Inclusiveness

IBM today announced that LGBTQ+ employees in the Philippines can now enroll their domestic partners as qualified dependents and beneficiaries for the same benefits entitled to an employee’s spouse. LGBTQ+ domestic partner benefits will now include health coverage, election as beneficiary for group life insurance, and ‘accompanied employee’ relocation entitlements. “With IBM’s enduring commitment to…

IBM Announcement: Welcome to the Cognitive Era

For the past several years, the IT industry has been re-ordering, driven by simultaneous developments in data, analytics, cloud, mobile, social media, and the Internet of Things. “Becoming Digital” is now a top priority for leaders everywhere, from CEOs to heads of state. But “Digital” is not the destination. Instead, it is the foundation for…

IBM Lauded For CSR Sustainability

To recognize its sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility practices, IBM was hailed as the CSR & Community Impact Award Winner during the recently concluded ASEAN Corporate Sustainability Summit and Awards (ACSSA) 2015. IBM was praised for the Intelligent Operations Center which the company turned over to the Philippine Government in 2014 as a response to Typhoon…

IBM Research Launches Privacy Protection Technology

IBM researchers announced recently plans for a cloud-based technology that holds potential to help consumers better protect online personal data, including date of birth, home address and credit card numbers. The technology, called Identity Mixer, uses a cryptographic algorithm to encrypt the certified identity attributes of a user, such as their age, nationality, address and…