“IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today the launch of GRIT, a digital solution for veterans, active-duty service members, and reservists that provides a mobile experience to help them understand and strengthen their mental fitness, social connections, and overall well-being.
Developed by IBM iX in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and embedded with Total Brain’s technology, GRIT is the first branded digital solution dedicated to helping populations who live under considerable stress and/or are going through a significant life transition like leaving the military to re-enter civilian life .… IBM’s contract with the VA was awarded in June and runs until November. Following the conclusion of the contract and based upon field testers’ feedback, IBM will develop a comprehensive plan for the full launch of GRIT. GRIT is the first instantiation of a bigger platform called THRIVE360° of Mental Fitness, which IBM intends to deploy with other communities under stress or in transition.”
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