IBM opens studio in Groningen and is looking for personnel




IBM will open a new studio in Groningen where designers and programmers will crack their brains about problems mainly Dutch companies. That made ‘Big Blue’ on Tuesday. In the long term offer the so-called IBM Studio place at four hundred employees.

IBM logo According to IBM Director Carola Forest Studio focuses on solutions to problems that other companies do not come out so quickly. “We do not focus on the development of an idea, but how to solve problems,” she announces to Tweakers.

Bos says that IBM Studio include designers and usability experts go to jail. The employees together form a separate company, which is under the existing IBM Services Center in Groningen. Clients include automobile manufacturers, banks and supermarkets, such as Jumbo. That makes IBM Studio use for improvements to its five hundred affiliates.

IBM opens Groningen studio, which is now approximately one hundred employees work for several reasons. First, the company was already active in the Services Center. In addition, IBM aims over the coming years to allow at least four hundred new employees to the company bind, says Bos. He thinks the technology giant in particular achievement of the University of Groningen and Hanze University.

IBM is working on a change of course. The origin of American business has been struggling for years with declining sales. It earned many years with sales of servers, but in January it was announced that IBM because of disappointing sales “several thousand” people had to lay off. Big Blue is shifting his attention to cloud services and to providing IT consulting, as is the case with IBM Studio. Worldwide there are more than 25 studios, but in Groningen is the first in the Benelux.


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