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IBM is utterly focussed on big data and analytics as its future growth engines, according to its annual report published over the weekend. But the company has hedged a little on the future of its semiconductor and hardware businesses. Available here, the least-brochure-like bits are to be found in the A Letter from the Chairman …

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Well they have to, don't they?

Have you ever seen the sheer number of emails required by them just to wipe your arse?

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Big Blue is not stupid

They never "bet the farm" on anything.

Nice to see them touting Linux.

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Re: Big Blue is not stupid

Upon which facts are you basing you assumption? It is well known how they acted during the Great Depression and the System/360 effort.

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Gobbledy Gook and Garbled Spook Speak Simplified

IBM is utterly focussed on big data and analytics as its future growth engines, according to its annual report published over the weekend.

To you and me and the world and its cats and dogs, that signifies the frantic and desperate search for novel disruptive and creative content which deliver an outstanding and inequitable non-competitive edge. ..... for is that not what simply drivers everything and everyone and who know so very little about anything and everything.

Zerodays Spawn and Rule Future Events with CHAOS in Virtual Fields of Greater IntelAIgent Games Play? Methinks it be ever so likely and most probable whenever certainly possible. Quite whether IBM will be in Command and Control of anything in such Games Plays is something for them to consider buying themselves into.

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