A World Without IBM
Delivered November 20, 2019. Contributor: Benjamin H.
To obtain statistics/data to show what the impact would be, on multiple areas (economic, corporate computers, inventions, etc.), if we had a world without IBM.
Besides the data contained in the
, the following statistics reveal how the world would be without IBM:
In a world without IBM,
80% of global retailers
— who are powered by retail solutions from IBM — would be less efficient.
90% of credit card transactions
globally — which are processed by IBM — would be lost or incomplete.
80% of the travel reservations
made worldwide are processed on IBM systems. A world without IBM would have a humongous effect on the global travel industry.
83% of the biggest communications
service providers globally were IBM clients. Without IBM, these companies would have to source for alternatives that may be less efficient.
97% of the largest banks
worldwide are running their systems with IBM products.
employees in 170 countries
, a world without IBM would have a devastating effect on national and regional economies.
Without IBM, over
researchers who work in
globally would lose their jobs. Besides the economic implication of this job loss, there would be significantly less innovation in the world.
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