Hidden Figures and IBM Past, Present and (our) Future

The recent Fox movie hit, "Hidden Figures", proves once again math indeed can solve the problems of the world.  Lead by a cast including Taraji Henson, Octivia Spencer, Kevin Costner, Janelle Monae and other award winners, this movie is packing in audiences of all ages, races, genders and other diverse characteristics showing how math...  Continue reading Hidden Figures and IBM Past, Present and (our) Future

Introducing the New IBM Security Learning Academy

Do your students have the skills to manage cybersecurity threats? Security skills are in high demand and short supply, and organizations around the world are feeling the pain. Many have invested in IBM Security solutions and have all of the necessary tools to prevent and manage cybersecurity threats, but struggle to optimize them without experienced...  Continue reading Introducing the New IBM Security Learning Academy

Presentations from the Evolving Education with Cognitive & Data Sciences Workshop are now on SlideShare

On October 23rd we held our inaugural Evolving Education with Cognitive & Data Sciences Workshop the day before World of Watson in Las Vegas NV.  The workshop featured leaders from academia and IBM discussing the future of education for the cognitive era. Presentations from the day are now posted to SlideShare here. Some of the...  Continue reading Presentations from the Evolving Education with Cognitive & Data Sciences Workshop are now on SlideShare

Cognitive and data science education workshop was a huge success

This past Sunday October 23rd we held our "1st Annual" Evolving Education with Cognitive and Data Sciences workshop before World of Watson. We knew this was a hot topic, but kicking off an event at 9am on a Sunday in Las Vegas had us questioning our sanity. We're competing with football on a Sunday morning....  Continue reading Cognitive and data science education workshop was a huge success

Little-Known Benefit of the IBM Academic Initiative

It is well-known that the IBM Academic Initiative gives faculty access to software and courseware at no charge for teaching and non-commercial research purposes. But there is also a little-known benefit. The IBM Academic Initiative also provides connections between faculty and experts at IBM. I attended the IBM InterConnect Conference in 2015. ...  Continue reading Little-Known Benefit of the IBM Academic Initiative

Spread the word: IBM Power Systems Academic Initiative expanded to high schools

Good news for everyone! As our clients and business partners build their pipeline of talent for the 21st century, IBM’s Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI) continues to partner with colleges and universities worldwide in educating students on Power Systems technologies and concepts. And this good news just got even better with the expansion of...  Continue reading Spread the word: IBM Power Systems Academic Initiative expanded to high schools