International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM): Current price $205.21
On Tuesday, IBM unveiled an extensive number of cloud solutions created for the C-uite, to assist executives stepping up innovation surrounding customer experience to satisfy their business objectives in tandem with their company’s IT strategy. Among the most recent cloud business offerings is a Big Data and social analytics solution that chief marketing officers can employ to obtain an emotional reading as to how customers perceive their brand. Global Leader Smarter Commerce, IBM Global Business Services, Paul Papas explained that “The cloud opportunity is helping C-suite leaders reshape customer experience. As part of IBM’s digital front office strategy, we see these 100 cloud applications as a way for business leaders to improve customer experience, reach new customers, generate new revenue streams and become more competitive in their industry.”
The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV): Current price $84.17
Travelers, as the Official Insurance Provider of the PGA Tour, announces the start of the 2013 Travelers Championship, which commences Tuesday with opening ceremonies at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Several of the planet’s top PGA TOUR professionals are ready to tee off and compete for the purse of over $6 million, including Hunter Mahan, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood, Bubba Watson, Keegan Bradley, Webb Simpson, and many more.
Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ): Current price $25.48
HP announced Tuesday that the chief of its biggest division, printing and personal computers, Executive Vice President Todd Bradley, will be responsible for a new job, that of improving HP’s China business and extending channel partner relationships on a global basis. Bradley is stepping aside from the printing and personal systems business, which also includes tablet computers, and will report directly to Chief Executive Meg Whitman in his new position as vice president for strategic growth initiatives.
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