5 Things to Know about IBM Systems TechU events in Hollywood, FL
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As a true blue “techie,” IBM Systems Technical University(TechU) events should be on your radar. These global technical training events are the go-to destination to sharpen your skills and dive deep on the latest IBM Systems products. Each year we work to improve the content to meet the evolving needs of IT professionals. These events are built for you!
The final 2018 TechU events in North America are this October in Hollywood, FL. Each one focuses on different areas in the IBM Systems portfolio.
Here are five reasons you’ll want to attend:
1. Grow your skills via 400+ in-depth lectures, demos and labs delivered by IBM Distinguished Engineers, developers and product experts. Learn how to plan, architect, install, configure, migrate, operate and tune IBM infrastructure on IBM Z, IBM Power Systems and IBM Storage. Topics include:
See what’s in store when you browse session abstracts in the Agenda Preview Tool.
2. Accelerate learning for your rookies at the Z TechU, October 8-12.
Back by popular demand is our dedicated track of courses for newbies, z/OS for Rookies. These sessions and labs can help accelerate the learning of your newer Z programmers and engineers. These sessions offer hands-on training delivered by IBM Technical Training instructors.
We’ve also developed a new Linux Topics on IBM Z or LinuxONE Rookies Track. If you’re a new or early career Linux on IBM Z systems administrator or engineer, this track of courses gives you a fast start on the essentials of using these products.
Plus, IBM Systems Lab Services is partnering with Interskill Learning on a post-event learning package. Attendees of either Rookies track can take Interskill e-learning courses as no additional cost. The Interskill courses are available from the time you register for TechU through January 15, 2019.
3. Prepare to pass key exams with IBM Storage Certification Boot Camps, at the Power and Storage TechU, October 15-19.
IBM Professional Certification is a valuable credential earned by thousands of IT professionals. IBM Storage Certification Boot Camps can help you quickly grasp the core concepts of key IBM Storage hardware and Spectrum software products to prepare you for Storage certification exams. The TechU boot camps are:
These fast-paced, three-hour sessions focus on learning the features, functions and competitive differentiators.
TechU also offers certification testing on other IBM Systems products. All exams are
offered at a special rate of only $100 -- a 50 percent discount from what you'd pay at a testing center.
4. Explore AI, machine learning and deep learning in the cognitive systems track at the Power and Storage TechU, October 15-19.
Cognitive solutions are set to transform the world in dramatic ways. At TechU Hollywood, you can learn more about AI on IBM Power Systems by following the Cognitive Systems track. IBM experts share their deep technical expertise in applied AI, model tuning, GPUs and distributed systems, and workload provisioning and management. You can explore the concepts of AI, machine learning and deep learning along with industry use cases, best practices, development frameworks and industry tools.
5. Expand your professional network when you connect with peers and product developers.
Post-conference surveys reveal that professional networking consistently ranks as a top reason people attend IBM TechU events. The Diplomat Beach Resort is the perfect place to meet and mingle with IBM product developers and others who use similar technologies. Throughout the week, there are multiple opportunities for exchanging ideas and business cards!
Don’t miss out on this unparalleled skill building. Enroll today for one or both of our fall TechU events in Hollywood, FL.
See you in Hollywood!