Ad Council Launches Workforce Readiness Campaign with Apple, IBM, the White House and Business Leaders

The Ad Council has announced Find Something New, an unprecedented national campaign created in collaboration with Apple, IBM and the White House, with support from more than 200 public, private and nonprofit members of Business Roundtable and the White House’s American Workforce Policy Advisory Board (AWPAB). With nearly 18 million Americans out of work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the new campaign will help people of all ages, experiences and backgrounds develop their skills for the rapidly changing job market. The campaign encourages Americans to “find something new” at FindSomethingNew.org, which…

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IBM and Cisco partner to support remote teaching and charity work across the UK

IBM and Cisco have joined forces to offer teachers in over 24,000 schools and staff in over 185,000 charities across the UK free access to video conferencing through use of the Cisco Webex web conferencing tool. The technology offers simple and intuitive features for online collaboration in response to the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak. To support new users get started IBM and Cisco employees are volunteering their time to help install the video-conferencing technology and provide ongoing guidance to maximise the tools. The pandemic and resulting lockdown pose huge challenges for…

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2020 Call for Code Global Challenge Led by IBM Takes On Climate Change on 75th Anniversary of United Nations

Call for Code Founding Partner IBM and Creator David Clark Cause, in partnership with United Nations Human Rights and the Linux Foundation have announced this year’s Call for Code Global Challenge, inviting the world’s software developers and innovators to help fight climate change with open source-powered technology. On its 75th anniversary, the United Nations is demanding a ‘global reality check’ and has launched the biggest-ever global conversation on how to address the world’s most pressing issues such as climate change. Heeding the UN’s rallying cry to help build the future…

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Celebrities Lend Voices in Support of UN World Environment Day by Promoting the Call for Code 2019 Global Challenge

The Call for Code 2019 Global Challenge, created by David Clark, CEO of David Clark Cause, and launched with Founding Partner IBM, has become the largest engagement of developers in history. Call for Code was created in 2018 to challenge the 23 million developers around the world to help solve social issues with innovative technological solutions. This year’s Call for Code Global Challenge focuses on supporting the health and well-being of people and communities affected by natural disasters. Developers and data scientists around the world can contribute their innovative ideas…

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