IT & Network Infrastructure : Palmisano's Top 15 Moves to Keep IBM Growing

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2009-02-05 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 

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.
Palmisano's Top 15 Moves to Keep IBM Growing
 
 
 
 
 
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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