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Lecture reveals IBM Research's Vision of the Future for IT

Published: 8 February 2010

Rashik Parmar, IBM Chief Technology Officer for North-East Europe, will be visiting ECS on Friday 12 February to present a lecture on 'Global Technology Outlook: IBM Research’s Vision of the Future for IT'.

The IBM Global Technology Outlook is IBM Research’s vision of the future for IT and its impact on industries that use IT. It highlights emerging software, hardware, and services technology trends that are expected to significantly impact the IT sector in the next 3-7 years, enabling new uses and capabilities for IT. In particular, it identifies technologies that may be disruptive to an existing business, have the potential to create new opportunity and can provide new business value to customers. In the presentation, Rashik will provide an overview of the themes from the GTO and provide some insights into how IBM creates and uses this information.

During 35 years at IBM, Rashik has worked for financial, retail and manufacturing clients on projects of all sizes. Overall, he specializes in ensuring the technical success of complex IT projects.


This lecture takes place at 3 pm on Friday 12 February, in the Nightingale Lecture Theatre, and is part of the Pervasive Systems Centre programme; there will be refreshments after the lecture.

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