Linda Sanford, Senior Vice President | Enterprise Transformation University of Miami College of Engineering, January 25, 2010. Building a Smarter Planet: The Challenge for Next-Gen Leaders. Infusion of Intelligence into the Way the World Works. Smart food systems. Smart traffic systems.
Linda Sanford, Senior Vice President | Enterprise Transformation
University of Miami College of Engineering, January 25, 2010
Building a Smarter Planet:The Challenge for Next-Gen Leaders
Our world is becoming INSTRUMENTED.
Our world is becomingINTERCONNECTED.
All things are becoming INTELLIGENT.
40 - 70 percent of electrical energy is lost due to inefficiencies in the grid.
In one small business district in Los Angeles alone, cars burned 47,000 gallons of gasoline just looking for parking.
Our healthcare “system” can’t link from diagnosis to drug discovery, providers, insurers, employers and patients.
Weather-related events inflicted $1 trillion in damage from 1980-2003.
Only 22 percent of reserves are extracted from the world’s existing oil wells.
Smart traffic systems
Intelligent oil field technologies
Smart energy grids
Smart food systems
Smart supply chains
Smart water management
The Eras of IBM Research“The World Is Now Our Lab”
Smarter Planet Research
IBM Divisions, Clients, Universities
’50s — ’90s
’90s — ’00s
+ Software & Services
+ Smarter Planet
IBM Research Lab
Global, Smarter Planet Collaborations
IBM Research: Collaborative Innovation
Deliver Client Value
Cultivate Client Relationships
Share IBM Strategies
Apply Technical Methods and Models
Provide IBM Solutions
Business Analytics and Optimization
Client Investment in Business Analytics and Optimization Projects is growing more than twice as fast as in Business Automation
ValuesJam – an in-depth exploration of IBM’s values and beliefs by employees.
220K downloads of Values manifesto
1.25 million views to site
Set of new core values defined by IBM’s workforce
Good discussion about the need for values/principles/beliefs, etc. people can be very cynical and sarcastic about this kind of topic, but I appreciate the thoughtful constructive comments I’m seeing. Personally, I believe “values” should embrace a company’s broader role in the world --with customers, society, culture, etc. - as well as how its people work together.. I hope this Jam elevates IBMs ambitions about its mission in the 21st century.. WE have a unique opportunity for IBM to set the pace for ALL companies, not just the techs.