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Citizen IBM promotes discussion on IBM’s corporate citizenship programs and how IBMers are donating time, talent and technology to assist communities around the world and help build a smarter planet. This official IBM blog is administered by Ronald Gordon and Ari Fishkind and follows the IBM Social Computing guidelines.


We hope everyone feels comfortable commenting here on the Citizen IBM Blog. We encourage discussion and debate, which implicitly means disagreement at times. And that’s fine with us. Just keep in mind that we don’t allow:

  • offensive or suggestive language
  • personal attacks on anyone
  • anonymous posting
  • wildly off-topic comments

If we see what we deem as violating one of those rules, we reserve the right to delete the comment. Otherwise, we encourage your participation.


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