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IBM IBM Corporation (IBM)
Project or Department: International Practice

IBM is a global company operating in more than 150 countries worldwide providing the fusion of business and technology services. While IBM's leadership in the technology sector is widely recognized, its strength in the Development field is less well-known. Based in Washington, DC, IBM's International practice manages a global portfolio of development projects spanning Economic Growth, Education, Financial Services, Health, Governance, and Information Technology among other sectors. With IBM as a strategic partner, emerging economies and their advocates can develop, sustain and evolve capabilities which enable the achievement of economic development goals.

Organization Type:

DOT: dot-ORG dot-EDU

Web Site:

Additional Information:

For more information on working with IBM Corporation:
Jeff Cochrane, dot-ORG CTO
Email: Tel: +1 202 712-1956

Academy for Educational Development
Siobhan Green, Information and Dissemination Coordinator
Email: Tel: +1 202 884-8948
Stephen Tournas, dot-EDU CTO
Email: Tel: +1 202 712-0154

Education Development Center
William Wright, Program Director
Email: Tel: +1 202 572-3700

IBM Corporation
6710 Rockledge Drive
United States

Phone: 301-803-3046
Fax: 301-803-1181

Country Experience:

Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, South Africa, Zimbabwe

Asia & Near East
Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Thailand, Vietnam, West Bank/Gaza

Europe & Eurasia
Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Poland

Latin America & Caribbean
El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras

Other Countries
United States, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Institutional Capacities:

Hardware, software, and physical infrastructure
Telecenters/Public Access Centers (installing LANs, establishing access, maintenance).
PC or online based training systems/ e-learning
Web design and development
Usability & user interface for disabled, non-literate, etc
CDRom based education
Software and application development
Information systems & database development
Knowledge management, collaboration tools
PDA/Wireless/cell phones
VoIP (Voice over IP)
Technical training (LAN admin, web design, PC maintenance, software development, etc)
Internationalization of software/web sites/training content
Connectivity and telecoms assessments (local)
Connectivity and telecoms assessments (national/regional)
Portal design, development, maintenance
Application selection and integration
Content management applications

Public access to ICTs
E-readiness assessments

E-business applications (e-marketing, customer service, supply chain management)
Procurement applications

Procurement and services systems
Voter registration and records systems
Information systems development for Government
Building service delivery systems
Portal design, development, maintenance

E-learning & e-training
Interactive web, CD-ROM or hybrid delivery learning systems
Repurposing face-to-face training to e-learning
Creating content for e-learning content
Implemening e-learning/e-training activities, and scaling up projects
Software development of digital delivery and administration applications
Localizing content and applications

ICT projects for targeted audiences
Virtual communities and electronic networks

Telecommunications policy and regulations
Internet licensing policy
Human resources and telecommunciations
E-commerce and telecommunications policy
Computer security policy

ICT and Health
Data collection and analysis
Improving community access to health

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Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Energy and Information Technology (EGAT/EIT/IT), Office of Human Capacity Development: Basic Education Team (EGAT/HCD), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.
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