Job Fair for Individuals 50+

Whether you are actively looking for a new job, planning a career change or wanting to return to the workforce, if you are age 50+, this job fair is for YOU! Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Skillman Church of Christ 3014 Skillman Street Dallas, Texas 75206 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Bring multiple copies of your […]

IBM Brings Power of Watson to Your Business

IBM’s Watson can crush Jeopardy challengers and might one day help cure cancer, but how can the average business benefit from the supercomputer’s power? Enter Watson Analytics, which IBM calls “powerful analytics for everyone.” The service, IBM said, provides “instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytic tools for businesses.” Say you’re looking to find […]

The 10 Best Companies for Women in 2014

Are you ready to take Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s advice and lean into an executive position at a top company? We’ve got a list of 10 places where you may have the best shot at climbing the career ladder. The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), a division of Working Mother magazine publisher Working Mother […]

Ten Things I Learned About Management at IBM

SHARON HADARY: Working for IBM in my 20s and 30s had a profound impact on how I manage people and build teams.  I received a world-class education in leadership. I learned that it was important to have written policies and procedure, but that was not sufficient. As a manager, I was responsible for making those policies […]

IBM Sees Broader Role for Watson in Aiding Research

Watson, the IBM system that won “Jeopardy,” has shown promise in answering some kinds of questions. Now the company sees a broader role, a bit like the deductions that helped its namesake’s famous partner solve fictional crimes. The company on Thursday is announcing advances in the technology and the availability of what it calls IBM’s […]

John F. Akers, 79, Dies; Led IBM as PCs Ascended

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John F. Akers, the chief executive and chairman of IBM during a turbulent time when the rise of the personal computer undercut the profitability of the mainframe computer business, died on Friday in Boston. He was 79. His death was confirmed on Saturday by Edward Barbini, a spokesman for IBM, who said the cause was […]

In Memoriam-Chuck Mason

Charles Erwin Mason, Jr., age 80 of Frisco, Texas passed away on August 16, 2014 in Frisco.  He was born on November 21, 1933 in Oneonta, Alabama to Charles E. and Grace (Towns) Mason.  Charles married Linda Gieseler on February 16, 1979 in Houston, Texas.  He served his country in the United States Air Force […]

Memory Boot Camp-September 6

Join a team of experts as they explore factors that contribute to memory loss, strategies to improve cognition, maintaining caregiver wellness, and more! Bring your iPad or iPhone if you have one. Day and Time:  Saturday, September 6th, 9:00 a.m. until noon Location:  Park Cities Baptist Church Park in parking garage and you will be […]

U.S. Regulators Clear IBM-Lenovo Deal

The U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) has signed off on the $2.3B sale of IBM‘s x86 server unit to Lenovo (OTCPK:LNVGY). The deal had been closely scrutinized due to the division’s sales to U.S. government clients, sales which have included a decent number of supercomputer deals. IBM has tried to soothe concerns in part […]

IBM Labs: Governing Geographically Dispersed Cloud Data

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) inventors have patented a technique that helps clients automatically analyze and manage the location where their public and private cloud data is stored, thereby enabling companies to comply with regulations governing where data can be stored in different countries and continents. The patented IBM invention […]