Big Brains, Small Films: Technologista Julie Schuneman on Crossing Cultures

In this brief video, IBMer and Cloud Technologista Julie Schuneman talks with 5th grader Madison about the work she’s doing with cloud computing in Brazil, and how working with a different culture expands her horizons.

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– Posted by Regan Kelly

IBM Brazil Wins 30th Annual AmCham ECO Award — today on Citizen IBM

IBM Brasil Corporate Citizen team at the ECO Awards ceremony

IBM Brasil Corporate Citizen team at the ECO Awards ceremony

The American Chamber of Commerce in Brazil (AmCham Brasil) has recognized IBM with a 2012 ECO Award for “Strategy, Leadership, Innovation and Sustainability.” AmCham represents about 5,000 companies in Brazil and throughout the Americas, and called out IBM for its integrated Smarter Planet vision in addition to IBM’s global support of citizenship initiatives. Read more about how IBM’s values and practices speak directly to ECO Award’s principles of “company and community.”

Today’s article appears in English and Brazilian Portuguese.

–Posted by Julie Yamamoto, Program Manager, The Greater IBM Connection

China and Brazil Alumni Research Project

Thank you for your interest in collaborating with us on this research project!  Here is a description of the project again, for reference.  To register, please fill out the form below, and we will contact you.  Thank you!

Are you a C-Suite Executive, CIO or IT manager in China or Brazil and interested in collaborating with IBM on market research?  We’re building personas and conducting in-country research on web experiences and invite you to participate in this initiative.  As a core member of our research team you will gain valuable insight and experience on what makes a compelling web experience  There are several ways you can participate:

  1. Recruit prospective client interviewees from your own company or network of peers facing similar challenges.
  2. Conduct the in-country interviews based on a prepared script we provide.
  3. Respond to the interview and provide your insights to the project.

Please fill out the form below to register and join this initiative.  We look forward to your participation!

Registration Form

–Posted by Julie Yamamoto, Program Manager, The Greater IBM Connection