6 ways to save when you register for Think 2019

Written by Justine Tan | November 8, 2018 | THINK

Planning to attend Think 2019? IBM Business Partners from around the globe will be gathering for this premier client-focused event. Bring your entire team to explore cutting-edge technologies, add new credentials, connect with industry leaders and close deals with clients. Think 2019 will be held in San Francisco, February 12 – 15. But don’t wait ...read more

The AI opportunity for all IBM Channel Partners

Written by Justine Tan | November 7, 2018 | Data + AI, Watson

When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), there are two camps. There are those who believe it can make the world a better place and those who view AI as a leap too far.In between these extremes, we see a host of opportunities for traditional IBM Channel Partners to take their first steps to AI. ...read more

Simplified Co-Marketing Terms and Conditions: How doing business with IBM just got easier

Written by Justine Tan | November 6, 2018 | Ecosystem Essentials

Doing business with IBM just got easier! Imagine beginning a business journey with a 19-page contract, full of terms you may not understand. Business Partners told IBM the process was not ideal, and IBM listened. The Co-Marketing Terms and Conditions (Ts/Cs) have now been written using less legalese, making them easier to understand. The contract ...read more

Tech Data: Driving business evolution with digital technology

Written by Mel Smith | November 5, 2018 | Partner Perspectives, Systems

Evolution! Evolution! Evolution! We all know the word evolution from school, where we learned how biological organisms evolved their heritable traits over successive generations due to natural selection and other mechanisms. Interestingly, business evolution is not dissimilar. IBM business unit strategies, along with the business models of our clients, Business Partners, vendors and the countries ...read more

Learn what’s new with IBM Watson Studio: One portfolio for AI and machine learning

Written by Mel Smith | November 2, 2018 | Data + AI, Watson

Over the  last decade, the data science market has evolved, new macro trends have developed and IBM has invested in advanced technologies and platforms while ushering customers into the era of enterprise data science. In 2016 IBM introduced the Data Science Experience, which blurred the lines between our new and old technologies. We have now ...read more

Top 5 new and noteworthy experiences for IBM Business Partners at Think 2019

Written by Andrea Bush | November 1, 2018 | THINK

We’re excited about the robust programming that we have lined up for you at Think 2019 and PartnerWorld at Think, but we also know that the list can be extensive. We have therefore curated the top 5 new and improved areas specifically designed for Business Partners that you don’t want to miss. 1 – Watson ...read more

New participation in IBM PartnerWorld can reduce partner costs and help increase profits

Written by Carola Cazenave | October 29, 2018 | Ecosystem Essentials, THINK

I’m pleased to announce a new way IBM Business Partners can benefit as members of the IBM Business Partner Ecosystem. IBM strives to ensure our Business Partners have a unique and valuable experience with IBM, and that you find in us all that you need to support your business’s success. The IBM® Embedded Solution Agreement ...read more

SaaS Rewards and Incentives: What are you waiting for?

Written by Mel Smith | October 26, 2018 | Ecosystem Essentials

Reselling IBM SaaS just got better. Business Partners can now earn an extra three percent on IBM-led accounts, and an extra five percent on co-led and Business Partner–led accounts with the SaaS Deal Registration incentive. The incentive is available on new, renewed and extended subscriptions with an approved SaaS Deal Registration. The incentive is also ...read more

Celebrating 20 years of excellence: 2019 IBM Beacon Awards

Written by Jacqueline Woods | October 25, 2018 | Ecosystem Essentials, THINK

IBM Business Partners are intensely committed to the future. That’s what makes the IBM Partner Ecosystem one of the strongest programs of its kind. It’s that time of year again to shine a spotlight on your exceptional new solutions through the 2019 IBM Beacon Awards program, the highest recognition given by the IBM Partner Ecosystem. ...read more