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Date:April 06, 2011

Case Study | IBM Smarter Planet | Content

2011 | | Smarter Planet | Content
The content on IBM’s Smarter Planet site breaks the long standing mold of dull, dense IT Website content. It is written by people, for people. It is as interesting as it is enjoyable to read. And it does an amazing job of connecting technology to real-world scenarios that even non-techies can understand.



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