IT & Network Infrastructure : Palmisano's Top 15 Moves to Keep IBM Growing
Palmisano's Top 15 Moves to Keep IBM Growing
In the last decade, IBM has focused its growth strategy on faster-growing, higher-profit operations. IBM named Sam Palmisano president and chief operating officer in 2000 before he became Louis Gerstner's successor as CEO of IBM in 2002. Here's a snapshot of some of Sam Palmisano's big moves that continue to make IBM a bellwether in the technology industry. A recent announcement of massive layoffs shook the tech giant ... but it could a be calculated move in IBM's ongoing mission to not only survive, but thrive.
As IBM's president and chief operating officer and then CEO, Sam Palmisano has carried out the company's growth strategy focusing on faster-growing, higher-profit operations. Despite recent layoffs, the IT infrastructure and enterprise applications company continues to be a bellwether in the technology industry. Here's a look at some of Palmisano's big moves and what they've done for IBM.