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IBM
IBM
6
Top 50 rank: 6
Rank in Information Technology Services: 1
(Previous rank: 1)
Overall score: 7.37
Ticker:IBM

Why it's admired:
Despite a challenging industry environment, IBM continues to deliver solid revenues across several segments, showing particularly strong growth in data analytics, cloud computing and emerging markets. It also posted an 11% increase in the growth markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China. IBM's “Watson,” the Jeopardy! playing supercomputer will now be used to aid in healthcare services, assisting doctors by processing large amounts of historical data to enable them to make accurate decisions about a patient's treatment. —OA

Headquarters:
Armonk, NY
Website: www.ibm.com
Nine key attributes of reputation
Industry rank
Innovation
1
People management
2
Use of corporate assets
1
Social responsibility
1
Quality of management
1
Financial soundness
1
Long-term investment
1
Quality of products/services
1
Global competitiveness
1
From the March 18, 2013, issue.

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