Fisher, Ohio State partner with new IBM customer analytics
The IBM Client Center for Advanced Analytics — in partnership with The Ohio State University, Fisher, and other corporate partners — celebrated its grand opening Thursday, Nov. 29 with visits from business, government, and academic leaders.
The center is dedicated to advancing research, development, client services, and skills training in the areas of analytics, big data, and cognitive computing. The move aims to create 500 analytics jobs in the region over the next three years.
IBM, Ohio State, and Fisher are collaborating on new business and technology curricula to help students gain the latest skills in analytics and prepare for high value careers. New courses of study are in development at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive education levels that will include access to the center's technology assets and thought leaders.