It has data management centres in different places in the world, so if one centre cannot operate for some reason, another can take up the slack.
More jobs will migrate to countries like India, a fact that leaves some IBMers less than enamoured with the new change plan. But the company is committed and expects productivity improvements coming from the global reorganisation to drive a large part of its future growth. Shareholders will be watching attentively.
Big Blue Shift
Business Week, 5 June 2006
Review by Morice Mendoza