Ibm Introduction


• Introduction
The chapter will present the company overview and will highlight the ethical and corporate factors implemented in the company.

• IBM Corporate
International Business Machine (IBM) was incorporated in 1911 as the Computing – Tabulating – Recording Company.   Now the company has become a leader in information technology tools and services.

IBM has a broad range of business and technology services such as IT services which include cloud computing or security services, and business consulting.

• Mission
At IBM, we strive to lead in the invention, development and manufacture of the industry’s most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, storage systems and microelectronics.   We translate these advanced technologies into value for our customers through our professional solutions, services and consulting businesses worldwide”.

• Vision
“Solutions for a small planet”.
•   IBM Corporate Goals
• Help clients succeed in delivering business value by becoming more efficient and competitive through the use of business insight and information technology solutions;
• Provide long-term value to shareholders.
• Business Operations
IBM delivers on demand solutions through the following business segments:
• Hardware products like servers, storage, personal systems, printing systems and retail store solutions
• Software to connect operating systems, business processes, and applications seamlessly.
• Research means innovative technologies that produce leading-edge solutions.
• Services are comprehensive IT services integrated with business insight to reduce costs, improve productivity, and assert competitive advantage.
• Financing - A leading provider of financing and asset management services to companies selling or acquiring IT related products and services.
• Technology – to develop, market and deliver leading chip technologies and services.
• The ethical and corporate governance factors...