P-TECH: when ambition meets opportunity, success happens
Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH), span grades 9 to 14 and bring together the best elements of high school, college, and career. This new and innovative education model was co-developed by IBM working together with educators, policymakers and elected officials. P-TECH will grow from 1 school in 2011 to more than 85 schools in 2018.
Aspen Institute Launches Cyber Strategy Group
Addressing a wide range of cybersecurity vulnerabilities on a national scale, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, chair of this initiative, is joined by Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and former Homeland Security Adviser Lisa Monaco.
Opposition to Texas Bathroom Bill
Taking a stand against a bathroom bill, IBM leaders target LGBT+ youth and students at institutions across Texas to assure no current or future IBMer would be marginalized.
DACA – “We stand by our dreamers”
Committing to help find a permanent legislative solution that would enable DACA IBMers to stay in the United States.
Battling bias with data
Improving the quality of data to eliminate biases throughout the organization, from talent to solutions.
- Inventing technology that is more human, empathetic and adaptive to everyone’s age and ability.
- Eliminating barriers to information
- Creating personalized interactions.
- Making the inaccessible accessible
Olli: Accessible Vehicle
IBM, Local Motors and the CTA Foundation creating the world's most accessible, selfdriving vehicle advance the role that technology plays in helping the ageing population and people with disabilities be more mobile and self-sufficient for as long as possible.
Mobile Voice Navigation
IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon Create an Open Platform to Help the Blind Navigate Surroundings. Application NavCog turns smartphone images of the surrounding environment into a 3-D space model to help improve navigation for the visually impaired.
Cognitive Eldercare Research
IBM and the Avamere Family of Companies announced a six-month research study that will apply the power of IBM cognitive computing to help caregivers improve eldercare at senior living, health centers, and nursing facilities.