More negative IBM news. https://www.coloradohometownweekly.com/2019/09/16/golden-company-sues-ibm-for-dumping-toxic-waste-decades-ago-in-erie/
Topics regarding layoffs at IBM
Patent trolling is IBM's true moonshot. . . https://www.inman.com/2019/09/18/ibm-sues-zillow-over-multiple-charges-of-patent-infringement/
There's certainly some "CEO-speak" in his comments, but still just in these brief comments, it surely sounds like he would be leaps and bounds better than... — read more
The caption across the bottom @4:27: "Rometty: Age is irrelevant when learning new skills." Oh Ginni, you still think you're fooling us? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2019-09-20/how-ibm-is-investing-in-human-capital-video Ginni... — read more
Insurance, Health & Wellness Health Insurance Dental Insurance Flexible Spending Account FSA Vision Insurance Health Savings Account HAS Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance Disability Insurance Occupational... — read more
Or is that still a secret?
Things are not as bad as some folks want you to believe. We haven't had a large RA in years. Just saying... I am not trying to minimize trouble that RA'd folks have to go through nowadays - I am merely saying that we are having less RAs if compared... — read more
Here is the summary: There are layoffs at IBM: every.single.year There will be layoffs here: every.single.year Executives prefer layoffs to growth, hence no change will happen ever The company is sliding into oblivion, there is nothing... — read more
XR could replace all the other screens in your life, like that big TV in your living room. Mobile XR has the potential to become one of the world’s most ubiquitous and disruptive computing platforms—similar to the smartphone... — read more
And chances are they’re more productive and more engaged than they would be if they were in the office. They may even be planning to stay in their job longer because of their flexible work location. In 2017, Stanford economics professor Nicholas... — read more
IBM continues to push its quantum computing efforts forward and today announced that it will soon make a 53-qubit quantum computer available to clients of its IBM Q Network. The new system, which is scheduled to go online in the middle of next... — read more
Ginni Rometty, International Business Machines Corp. chair, president and chief executive officer, discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Diversity and inclusion, excluding anyone over 40 though. Watch the... — read more
More accounting shadiness with a sweetheart deal between IBM and state entity. I'm sure no one will be reprimanded for it. https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Lax-oversight-of-state-s-58M-deal-IBM-audit-14446462.php
In a case you'd like to develop your career in the AI directions, here are the companies you'd want to keep an eye on: Nuro Aurora Innovatoin Uptake Lemonade Dataminr DataRobot Icertis Hippo Insurance .. — read more
IBM chopped 100,000 people who then told another 100,000 people ... This post made me think. That's 100,000 people, who, at various times in their careers, were supremely dedicated to making IBM successful. As markets changed, IBM's response... — read more
Consequently, it’s likely this group of older adults — the Board of Directors and Rometty — are guilty of collectively misunderstanding the tech world and today’s companies, and then supporting one another’s misunderstandings. ... — read more
I keep hearing that GBS is growing. Can someone confirm this is true and not IBM financial wizardry? I’m in GBS and I see a huge bench with layoff rumblings, but the spin from leadership is that there is growth. I’m trying to figure out where this... — read more
Been with the company for 14 years. Always great reviews (but no raises of course), 48 yrs old and got RA'd with the standard 3 months 1 month sev. Told we can look within IBM but was also told there's a hiring freeze for everyone that got RA'd. How... — read more
This forum is a literal cesspool of the same 3-5 posters who post the same unrelated trash over and over again. IBM is not a amazing company and has a lot of faults, especially with age discrimination being a big one. but some of you are so bitter... — read more
https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/09/03/age-discrimination-ibm-lawsuit? A case in which IBM is being accused of age discrimination is heading to a Texas courtroom Wednesday. It is one of a number of similar cases against the IT company... — read more
Knowledgeable HPC customers and observers know that losing the latest DOE deals was a significant setback for IBM. This can’t be glossed over. They also know that IBM’s Power-based systems aren’t setting the HPC world on fire. But company... — read more
IBM could have "owned" everything regarding Cloud or anything else for that matter... But (over 10 years) they chose to chase $25 earnings per share with declining revenue. They chose to buy back stock with declining revenue. They... — read more
4 September being mentioned: https://example.com/yyc627tc (See the comment from 8/31 which is also shilling for an employment attorney) Anyone else hearing anything or can corroborate the poster's comments?
Hello - I do not work for IBM but I am gathering info on different types of Severance Packages large companies offer nowadays. If someone feels comfortable with sharing this info, please reply to this thread. Thanks!
Indeed, tech firms can get creative in how they list their H-1B applicants. One example: smaller companies listed as having an office on these major firms’ campuses. We chose to exclude those small companies from this list, as it wasn’t... — read more
How is the cultural fit? I’m the only dual-badged employee and that is absolutely intentional. We are a separate stand-alone subsidiary. This is two cultures working together, not coming together. There is a clear recognition from both... — read more
I am hearing contrary information that some business units within IBM are getting 3% company match and some business units are getting 6% company match for 401k? What is the truth? What is real 401k company percent match people are getting in... — read more
Make no mistake the Red Hat purchase is a Hail Mary play to mask the steady and consistent failure to manage strategic choices effectively by the Board's choice of CEO. The goal "then" was to reinvent the company into high margin high growth... — read more
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IBM Senior Executives are supposed to retire/leave at age 60. Ginni is there and IBM needs her gone. IBM needs some young new blood in the Senior Executive levels and the current wave of Senior Executives jumping from the sinking ship, IBM, proves... — read more
Does IBM offer a pension plan nowadays? Many companies had it in #gold days.
Can someone shine some light on Australia staff cuts?
But IBM has spent decades getting to this low point, dumping older workers and paying those who remain less than competitors. https://investorplace.com/2019/08/ibm-stock-and-jim-whitehursts-toughest-test/
The acquisition of Red Hat has completed, hasn't it?
If you’re a regular InvestorPlace reader and own shares of IBM (NYSE:IBM), you might be familiar with some of my articles criticizing CEO Ginni Rometty. She’s a big reason I wouldn’t own IBM stock. Linux-maker Red Hat Purchase Adds Risk to Owning... — read more
I hear that GBS is planning layoffs in the UK beginning q4. Anyone have info about other geographies?