Ideas and knowledge are the lifeblood of IBM.
Every step of the process by which products and services are created and enhanced, poses new challenges. The solutions are not in textbooks. Meeting these challenges requires discovery and innovation. The predictable progress of technology rests on the unpredictability of insight and creativity. IBM Research meets this challenge by bringing together some of the most talented people in the world and giving them the freedom to explore new pathways. Research's many stellar achievements are evidence of its success.
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Take a closer look at IBM Almaden over the years with a detailed timeline that explores each achievement, discovery and breakthrough.