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Well Living Lab | Powering Pioneering Health Research with IBM Cloud and IBM Watson Technologies

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To provide Well Living Lab researchers with advanced analytics and cognitive tools, Delos and Mayo Clinic sought cloud-based technology and guidance from an IT leader. Tapping in to IBM® Bluemix® and IBM Watson™ services, the Lab will analyze vast amounts of structured and unstructured data to deliver invaluable insight into the effects of indoor environments on human health.

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Delos, IBM Join Forces to Advance Healthy Indoor Environments through Improved Digital Intelligence on the Cloud

Wellness real estate tech firm aligns with IBM to develop cloud apps that quickly identify connections between health and indoor spaces
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ARMONK, N.Y., December 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is collaborating with wellness real estate and technology firm Delos™ to adopt IBM Cloud and cognitive technologies to speed the discovery of new insights in health and wellness and their connections to the design of indoor spaces.” 

PYXERA Global Secures Grant of IBM Technology

IBM Impact Grant of analytics software will help it design more effective programs to improve society
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WASHINGTON, December 16, 2016 /3BLMedia/ – PYXERA Global has earned an Impact Grant from IBM for 2017, giving it data analytics technology designed to help organizations make more informed decisions and be more effective.

From Military Service to Data Analyst

By Diane Melley
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Transitioning to the civilian workforce is a significant adjustment for men and women who have served in the military. After an extended period of time away from civilian life, veterans often need guidance and support to identify how to best apply their extraordinary skills and service experience to the corporate sector.

How IBM and Stop the Traffik Are Taking on the Traffickers with Technology

By Mark Wakefield
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On International Human Rights Day, Mark Wakefield, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Manager, IBM UK explains how the company has been helping to prevent human trafficking through its support of Stop the Traffik.

Pro Bono Service: Not Just for Lawyers Anymore!

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Did you know that pro bono service is the fastest growing domestic volunteer program among leading global companies in the last three years?

IBM and Shaw University: An EPIC Partnership

By: Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy
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Read what the President of Shaw University has to say about how IBM’s pioneering Impact Grant for Strategic Planning has opened the door to future relationships between large corporations and HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges & Universities). The grant is helping to enable a key component of Shaw’s transformation into a “competitive computer science workforce development resource.”

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Intelligence Will Win the War on Human Trafficking

Written by: Ruth Dearnley
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STOP THE TRAFFIK (STT), an organization dedicated to ending human trafficking, believes that intelligence and analytics can help stop what has become the world’s fastest growing criminal industry.  On Citizen IBM, STT’s Chief Executive writes about how an IBM Impact Grant –combined with donations of an IBM SoftLayer Cloud-hosted database and IBM i2 analyst software licenses –is powering a new smartphone app that enables people to report incidences of human trafficking.

IBM and the Evolution of Corporate Citizenship

by Stan Litow
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Corporate citizenship has always been integral to IBM’s business strategy, and has evolved under the successive leadership of CEOs dedicated to maintaining the company’s values and commitments to service.  Read the article by Stanley Litow, IBM Vice President of Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs and President of the IBM International Foundation, who shares how IBM’s first leaders pioneered the operating principles that married philanthropy, social responsibility, business growth and shareholder returns.

Understanding the Importance of Small Businesses

Written by: Tammy Halevy
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Small businesses are critical to the American economy, and are particularly important to driving and sustaining economic development in low-income communities.  On Citizen IBM, read about how an IBM Impact Grant helped the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) develop a first-of-its-kind analysis of the size, scope and impact of small businesses in low-income communities. The findings will enable AEO to advance its mission to assist new and established entrepreneurs in these communities.

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