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Gartner Invest Community Vision: What IBM Could Do to Get Growth Going Again

Published: 20 March 2015

ID: G00274794

Analyst(s): Adam Woodyer , Daryl Plummer , Sandra Notardonato , Andrew Neff


Investors want to know how IBM will reach its growth targets, given declining revenue and abandoned EPS targets. In this research, Gartner analysts discuss how IBM might restart growth, including acquisitions, scaling up the cloud and Watson, and continuously transforming its company and culture.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • The Starting Point: How to Increase Revenue in All Major Segments
  • Gartner's Analysis
    • IBM's Consolidated Business
    • Services
    • Software
    • Hardware
  • Implications for Investors
    • What Investors Should Do

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