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IBM, CenturyLink and State of Louisiana create innovative model to drive high-value skills for the Digital Economy

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on IBM, CenturyLink and State of Louisiana create innovative model to drive high-value skills for the Digital Economy 

Web Hosting ServicesMONROE, La. and ARMONK, N.Y. – IBM, CenturyLink and the State of Louisiana today announced an innovative public-private partnership that will create high-value, high-tech jobs in Louisiana and fuel the talent demands of the digital economy.

As part of a 10-year business transformation agreement between IBM and CenturyLink, IBM will open and staff the new applications development innovation center in Monroe, creating at least 400 new roles for experienced professionals and drawing heavily on graduates from the state’s colleges and universities.

The rapid adoption of mobile and social technologies over recent years is driving fundamental transformations to business processes and applications. The center will provide IBM’s clients with services that address the increasing demand for flexible software services to create value from big data, cloud computing and mobile-led business transformation. Read more

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