If you're an IBM business partner who was active in My developerWorks in 2009 in things such as blogs, groups, forums, etc., I want to encourage you to nominate yourself! And if you've just gotten started on My developerWorks in 2010, don't be discouraged, because you could be the winner next year.
This Beacon Award recognizes the individual contributor on My developerWorks, who, in 2009 shared the most innovative contributions on how they leveraged technology or assisted other developers or Business Partners to make our planet a smarter place. The contribution should promote open standards and lead with IBM software to improve industry processes and demonstrate a significant benefit over the status quo. The contributor must be a member of My developerWorks and have added to the community's collective wisdom through a blog post, forum post, article, etc. on developerWorks.Learn more and nominate yourself for this Beacon Award.
The Beacon Award offers not only personal recognition for you as an individual, but also benefits for your company. Learn more about the value of the Beacon Awards.
I've met many terrific people helping make a smarter planet through sharing their ideas and their expertise on My developerWorks, and I'm looking forward to seeing who gets recognized through the Beacon Awards this year.