It's well known that employers have the ability -- and often use it -- to read their workers' emails. But new technology from the International Business Machines Corp., called IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data, allows your employer to track whatever you say on email, social media or anywhere in the... Read More »
When a company reports strong end-of-the-year earnings, workers might expect some positive news -- maybe a bonus, even. But that's not what happened at IBM. On Wednesday, the same day the Armonk, N.Y.-based technology corporation announced its net income "surge" of 6 percent for the fourth quarter, reports... Read More »
It's one of those recurring debates in the digital age: Why are so few women working in technology?
Just 9 percent of chief information officers, or CIOs, are women, down from 11 percent last year and 12 percent in 2010, according to a survey released Monday by tech-staffing firm Harvey Nash Group (via... Read More »
This year marks the 15th anniversary for Fortune's list of the World's Most Admired Companies. In that span only three companies -- GE, Berkshire Hathaway, and P&G -- have ranked first in their industry every time. This year's all-star list is led by tech companies, and Apple takes the No. 1 spot. Read More »
IBM Corp. has laid off roughly 1,100 workers in North America this week, a union organizing group said Tuesday.
Lee Conrad, national coordinator at Alliance(at)IBM, said that employees are reporting that the cuts have been made across business segments in the U.S. and some parts of Canada. Read More »
By Douglas A. McIntyre
Eleven American companies have laid off a total of nearly 600,000 people in the past two decades. Each also fired a large number of employees at one time to earn it a place among the largest corporate layoffs in modern American history.
According to information 24/7 Wall St. has... Read More »
When technology behemoth IBM named Virginia "Ginni" Rometty, 54, its new CEO, it was hailed as a landmark for women in tech, an industry notorious for its Gorilla Glass ceiling. Starting out at as a 24-year-old systems engineer, Rometty now joins Meg Whitman (CEO of Hewlett-Packard) and Ursula Burns (CEO of... Read More »
IBM was recently named one of the most attractive employers by Universum. But the computer giant's image is a little shaken right now. A former IBM sales executive in Australia is suing the company for $1.1 million, because her superior allegedly harassed her for nearly two years, while colleagues and managers... Read More »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Enough with the fun and games. Watson is going to work.
IBM's supercomputer system, best known for trouncing the world's best "Jeopardy!" players on TV, is being tapped by one of the nation's largest health insurers to help diagnose medical problems and authorize treatments. Read More »
I spent 25 years working at IBM, most of it in fairly technical programming jobs, but the rewards (and the frustrations) are much the same regardless of your particular job assignment. In many ways, IBM is still an excellent place to work. Their benefits are very generous, although the pension no longer is,... Read More »