Re: IBM hasn't been IBM for a very long time
I worked for a Western Electric research center back in Bell System days. We eventually became Bell Labs. No clean desk policy, but we were not immune from top exec craziness.
Every year the top WECo execs would come to give us more money, and those of us on the first floor had to clear out of our offices so that they could use them as telephone booths.
I didn't mind hiding personal pictures, but I had some system diagrams up on my wall, and I got told to remove them also.
"Don't you want it to look like someone works here?"