May 21, 2007 Timothy Prickett Morgan
As pointed out elsewhere in this issue, chairman and chief executive officer, Sam Palmisano, and chief financial officer, Mark Loughridge, hosted IBM‘s annual Wall Street analyst day event in Yorktown Heights, New York, last Thursday. At that meeting, Big Blue gave an overview of how it saw the next several years unfolding.
To get a sense of what IBM said at the meeting, I perused a report put out by Ben Reitzes, who is the lead tech analyst at brokerage house UBS. According to that report, IBM is basically going to take the savings it is getting from