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November 2015

A must attend Event — NextGen Cloud Conference! See you there! #ibm @nextgen @RDelMarzo #cloud

By |November 23rd, 2015|

In a time where cloud computing is disrupting organizations more than ever before, now is a good time to learn what your business needs to join in on this exciting movement. That’s why I’m very excited to announce my upcoming “Innovate with The Cloud Built for Cognitive Business,” keynote being held as part of the [...]

Do you know the TOP Trends? ! Watson does …

By |November 18th, 2015|

WOW!   Today we've announced a cool new app!   The IBM Watson Trend .   Try it out  ....  Watson Trend app is live  (  ) and the team is excited to engage consumers to learn where we take this next. The IBM Watson Trend app forecasts what’s in and what’s not this holiday season. It [...]

Softlayer is faster than a speeding bullet – VoltDB report! Nearly 3X Faster than AWS!

By |November 18th, 2015|

For Second Year In A Row, Cloud Benchmark Reveals IBM SoftLayer Nearly Three Times Faster Than Amazon Web Services!!!!!!

The Startup Runway!

By |November 18th, 2015|

Calling all Startups and App providers! It's Beacon time!

By |November 16th, 2015|

Going forward a New Guinness World Record – IBM is a proud partner of the @koding Global Virtual Hackathon, over $150K in prizes, December 12-13, #hackathon

By |November 12th, 2015|

Koding Inc. has announced its second annual global virtual hackathon, set for December 12-13. Sponsored by IBM, this year’s virtual event is expected to draw more than 100,000 participants worldwide, setting a new Guinness World Record and surpassing last year’s inaugural event, which set the record for the largest-ever virtual hackathon. IBM’s sponsorship of the [...]

Developers — Useful tools for #IoT , #open , and more!

By |November 9th, 2015|

Fashion and Technology: 2 Ways to Engage Introducing Ta Dah Built on IBM Cloud

By |November 3rd, 2015|

Today at IBM, we're gearing up for The 360Fashion and Technology Awards in San Francisco: We're bringing together the world's most talented technology startups and guest speakers, while looking at technology trends through the lens of fashion. While the event is sold out, we're excited to announce a new way for you to engage [...]

Join me at Cloud Expo!!!

By |November 2nd, 2015|

October 2015

Gearing up for the “360Fashion and Tech Innovation Awards” in San Francisco November 3rd

By |October 29th, 2015|

Have you ever thought about deeper ways to create brand engagement, and get your customers to really experience your product? In today’s technology driven world, there is no shortage of startups that have managed to magnify that moment of engagement using a multisensory, technology driven approach. One unique industry that has captured this form of [...]

IBM@JavaOne 2015: Meeting the needs of the modern enterprise with Java in the Cloud!

By |October 28th, 2015|

Java?   yes Java! The Java™ platform has been critical for us here at IBM for almost two decades and continues to be as we move deeper into the era of cloud, mobile, and cognitive computing, all of which are key themes in this year's JavaOne conference happening this week today through Thursday! IBM embraced the [...]

The Infographic for StartHub in Boston!

By |October 27th, 2015|  

Introducing StartHub for Boston Startups!

By |October 27th, 2015|

BlueMix Garage Methodology to help ALL Innovate like they are in a GARAGE!

By |October 23rd, 2015|

9 Smart Camps in India select the best of the best Startups!

By |October 21st, 2015|

Three Cultures of Innovation

By |October 20th, 2015|

I just moved from NYC to San Francisco.  I was preparing a blog on some of the differences that I have seen but I listened to Meetup speaker and he showed this graphic! Interesting!

From India, to China and Nairobi, Africa! BlueMix Rocks the Globe!

By |October 19th, 2015|

IBM announces in Partnership with Nasscom 10K !!!

By |October 15th, 2015|

AWESOME women in India! WOW! Thanks EY!

By |October 14th, 2015|

Gang:  I was invited in an incredible Women's Top Leadership in India dinner last night! I was thrilled with the closeness of this group and their support of each other! I met the Vice Chair of Tax from EY Kate Barton The HR Goddess of Infosys VISA Senior Leadership Goldman Sachs Board Time Warner And [...]

IBM India partners with NASSCOM 10K startups!

By |October 14th, 2015|

James Governor dishes on Developers and DeveloperWorks Premium!

By |October 8th, 2015|

Announcing DeveloperWorks Premium!

By |October 7th, 2015|


Global Mobile Innovators Tournament! Join in!

By |October 6th, 2015|

The Top 10 Startups Compete – IBM Smart Camp Semi-Finals at LAUNCH!

By |October 1st, 2015|

I am so excited to have our top 10 from IBM SmartCamp 2015. We've selected our ten semi-finalists who will be headed to the LAUNCH Scale event next month in San Francisco where the most influential leaders in technology will teach founders how to scale their businesses. Last year’s event featured tactical talks from Reddit, Twitter, [...]

September 2015

A wearable I need ! What is it?

By |September 30th, 2015|

First Fitness Tracker Designed For Swimmers (Compliments to Ray Hammond for his future trends) Yes, since my injury I have been doing a lot of PT in the pool.   But there really hasn't been a FitBit that shows me how I'm doing! It had to happen - iHealth has launched Wave, a swimming tracker that aims to [...]

Fascinating! First wearable to …..

By |September 29th, 2015|

First Wearable To Analyze Your Saliva (compliments to Ray Hammond on his future trends!) Your spit says a lot about your health, and now there’s wearable technology being tested to track it. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have demonstrated a mouth guard with electronic sensors that can detect concentrations of certain chemicals [...]

What does it take to be an Entrepreneur? 5 Questions from the best

By |September 28th, 2015|

Johannesberg and Madrid SmartCamp Winners Drive Job Creation, Gaming Innovation and Mobile Business Solutions!

By |September 25th, 2015|

I have loved the IBM SmartCamps, which are pitch competitions with incredible talent! These camps brought a huge talent pool of startups to showcase to judges worldwide, thank you to all the startups who participated! Today we're taking a look at a few exciting innovations coming from Johannesberg and Madrid before announcing our ten finalists, [...]

Cloud Ecosystem HQ in San Francisco!

By |September 24th, 2015|

Wow! Check out these Entrepreneurs Changing the World around the Globe!

By |September 24th, 2015|

This week we wrapped up our local SmartCamp events in some major cities and did we see some talent on the stage pitching! Here’s this week’s round up of innovators. Congratulations to these great startups for advancing to the next stage of IBM SmartCamp 2015. Stay tuned next week for our final IBM SmartCamp blog [...]

Mexico Startups Take On Online Education and Stock Image Purchasing!

By |September 23rd, 2015|

Congratulations to TutorOnline and, two web based platforms built to create efficiency in online education and stock image purchasing. These two companies are well suited as Mexico's SmartCamp winners for their smart approaches to an ever growing need for imagery in marketing and on-the-spot education! What's their story? TutorOnline is an online tutoring platform [...]

Beijing SmartCamp Winners Revolutionize Dental Care and Recruitment in China!

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Some exciting news comes our way today after this past weekend's Beijing SmartCamp event. Two innovative startups have created exciting solutions that will help revolutionize dental care and recruitment in China. Congratulations to 51Hunter and Haoyayi for their exciting new products! To give you a brief overview, 51Hunter uses an advanced algorithm to match talent [...]

Quotes I love for Entrepreneurs!

By |September 21st, 2015|

Colorado SmartCamp Winner Works to Bring Attorney-Client Relationship Online!

By |September 19th, 2015|

Colorado held their SmartCamp event September 10th at accelerator partner Galvanize in Boulder and finished the evening by awarding an innovative legal advice technology startup the winner! Congratulations to Congo for creating the first online free market solution for the legal industry. Clients can schedule an appointment with an attorney in less than 60 seconds [...]

San Francisco SmartCamp Winner Revolutionizes Farming!

By |September 18th, 2015|

I loved seeing the San Francisco Smart Camp live!   First I got to see Jason and then I got to see amazing solutions on style, live streaming, farmers, and more! For farmers, understanding farm conditions can be quite cumbersome, that's why we're excited about San Francsico's SmartCamp winner FarmHub who has just made it that [...]

Introducing ! Wow!

By |September 16th, 2015|

Los Angeles SmartCamp Winners Rethink Healthcare Coordination and Business Communications!

By |September 15th, 2015|

Los Angeles held their SmartCamp event September 9th at accelerator partner Amplify.La in Venice Beach and what great talent they saw! Despite the amazing turnout and number of competitors, it was clear that this city needed to choose not one SmartCamp winner, but two. Congratulations to Yosko and BizTexter, two innovative startups who are leading [...]

5 Behaviors That Help Leaders with Innovation

By |September 14th, 2015|

Singapore Startup Makes Waves in Creating Innovative Internet of Things Smart Grid Technology!

By |September 11th, 2015|

Some exciting Internet of Things news out of Singapore this week! Congratulations to gridComm for winning this week's Singapore pitch competition and moving along to the next virtual challenge stage of IBM SmartCamp 2015! So what is GridComm all about? To put it simply, they are building energy-aware smart devices that react to conditions on [...]

Opening up the Sharing Economy in London! Smart Camp Winner!

By |September 11th, 2015|

Some exciting news out of London from yesterday! Congratulations to Compare and Share for winning yesterday's pitch competition in London as part of IBM SmartCamp 2015. What is Compare and Share? Think economy sharing aggregated. Compare and Share is the comparison site for sharing. This startup was born out of a passion to have the [...]

Welcome StrongLoop to IBM! Mobile application developers check it out!

By |September 10th, 2015|

Reimagining Optometry in Chicago! Smart Camp Winner!

By |September 9th, 2015|

Just when you thought getting an appointment with your optometrist was going to take months, a new healthcare startup comes along and completely reinvents eye-care from the comfort of your own home! Congratulations to Opternative, the winner of this year's SmartCamp kick-off event held in Chicago on August 26th! The Opternative team has created the [...]

Rain, rain go away — bring me Clouds!

By |September 8th, 2015|

SXSW – let's get some great Diversity Speakers! Vote today!

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Congrats to Macrolynk and Saul Haro, the President and CEO on their award from CNN!

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Congrats to Macrolynk and Saul Haro, the President and CEO on their award from CNN! They just won the CNN Expansion Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2015,! We recognize their work in "How Combining Social and Supply Chain Led to Exceptional Management.". .

Millennials: Generation TMI?

By |September 1st, 2015|

August 2015

Back to school! Note in a lunch box – Is Twitter your note to your followers?

By |August 31st, 2015|

When school starts, and I pack my kid's lunches, I always finish them off with a special note to encourage them in the day. For instance, with my youngest Kassie I did a bunch of K's that I think are special for her! K is for Kisses! K is for Krazy special -- for the [...]

IBM proudly supports the next generation of Technology Professionals

By |August 28th, 2015|

Grand Central Tech (GCT) had their inaugural Innovation Night following their new successful 6 weeks internship program. The innovative program is meant to facilitate technology education by offering high school and college students real work experience at real startups. The startups were from GCT's second year class, which has already raised 7 million USD in [...]

November 2015

Gobble Gobble! Get your Turkey Recipe Here! #cognitive power at play! #ibm

By |November 26th, 2015|

Yes, I am going to cook a Turkey, Sweet Potatoes, Stuffing, Yeast Rolls, and to die for chocolate killer brownie cake! But also I am trying tomorrow the Watson recommended appetizer !!! Turkey Meatballs with Tomato-Hard Cider Sauce Tomato-Hard Cider Sauce Makes sauce for 18 meatballs 5 slices bacon (about 4 oz), finely diced 2 [...]

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Fun topic: Why do we call it a Turkey!? #socbiz #cloud #thanksgiving

By |November 26th, 2015|

Why Do We Call It a Turkey? Turkey—the bird itself—is native to North America. But the name turkey is a geographic pretzel. As you might suspect, the English term for the bird comes from a country called Turkey. But more precisely, the word stems from Turkish merchants who, in the 16th century, imported guinea fowls [...]

Happy Thanksgiving! Thankful for each of you including our #Open Source #Developers!

By |November 26th, 2015|

Simple Mobile Security Steps to Protect Health…

By |November 23rd, 2015|

Simple Mobile Security Steps to Protect Health Information #security #healthcare #cloudSimple Mobile Security Steps to Protect Health...IBM Technical Rock Star Program

Behind IBM Watson's Intricate Plan To Power 3…

By |November 23rd, 2015|

Behind IBM Watson's Intricate Plan To Power 3 Sports Tech Startups Forward #watson #cloudBehind IBM Watson's Intricate Plan To Power 3...IBM Technical Rock Star Program

IBM Places Cognitive Insights in the Hands of…

By |November 23rd, 2015|

IBM Places Cognitive Insights in the Hands of Shoppers #watson #cloudIBM Places Cognitive Insights in the Hands of...IBM Technical Rock Star Program

Putting developerWorks Premium to good use

By |November 20th, 2015|

Putting developerWorks Premium to good use #bluemix #dWpremium #cloudPutting developerWorks Premium to good useIBM Technical Rock Star Program

Softlayer is faster than a speeding bullet –…

By |November 18th, 2015|

Softlayer is faster than a speeding bullet – VoltDB report! Nearly 3X Faster than AWS! #cloud #softlayerSoftlayer is faster than a speeding bullet –...IBM Technical Rock Star Program