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2008-10-09 03:00:23

Building on significant progress with its growing partner and client base in sub-Saharan Africa, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today will host an innovation forum in Johannesburg to discuss both progress made during the past year and what lies ahead. Today's forum brings together leaders from government, academia and businesses to spark new initiatives that advance Africa's position in the global economy. Just under a year ago, IBM announced a $120 million investment in sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate...

2008-10-03 12:00:11

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has opened three new Global Delivery Centers in Argentina, entailing a US$60 million investment over ten years. IBM also announced the extension and opening of its Virtual IT Campus, the largest IT services hub in South America. These investments are in addition to the more than US$200 million that the company has announced in Delivery Centers over the past seven years in Spanish-speaking South America (SSA) -- Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia,...

2008-09-08 00:00:13

By Ou Shian Waei WITH the rise of the services economy, Service Sciene Management and Engineering (SSME) is the new academic discipline for the 21st century, writes OU SHIAN WAEI, managing director of IBM Malaysia. SSME is especially pertinent to Malaysia, with more companies evolving in the wave of globalisation and embracing the globally integrated enterprise model. THE reality of a globally integrated world has arrived with serious implications for all institutions - including higher...

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