IBM donates code to distributed open-source healthcare project

Posted by tuxchick on Oct 5, 2011 8:27 PM EDT; By Carla Schroder
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Open source enables large distributed science projects in a way that closed, proprietary software never will– here is some interesting news from IBM:

ARMONK, N.Y. – October 3,2011 -IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced that the company is donating a portion of its Blue Spruce Project code to the Dojo Foundation’s Open Cooperative Web Framework (OpenCoweb). The Blue Spruce technology, which was developed in the IBM labs, enables real-time cooperative web solutions. It is already being utilized in an online data exploration system for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded study of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPDGeneR), and to create customized solutions for the healthcare industry by iTel Companies, Inc.

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