IBM Senior Vice President Bob Picciano and The Weather Co.'s chairman & CEO, David Kenny, speak at the IBM Insight Conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday. IBM hide caption toggle caption IBM The Two-Way Do I Need More Snow Shovels? IBM, The Weather Co. Aim To Help Businesses Decide October 28, 2015 IBM is buying The Weather Co.'s digital assets, including Weather.com and Weather Underground. The deal is a bet on big data and cloud computing in forecasting and analyzing weather.