We're pleased to announce that the IBM Champion program, hosted by developerWorks, has expanded to recognize and reward clients and partners who evangelize and advocate Tivoli Software, share their expertise, and help grow the community.
The IBM Champion program
recognizes exceptional contributors to the technical community --
clients and partners who work alongside IBM to build solutions for a
smarter planet. An IBM Champion is an individual who leads and mentors
his or her peers and motivates them toward IBM solutions and services.
Champions can be found running user groups, managing websites, speaking
at conferences, answering questions in online forums, and writing blogs,
submitting wiki articles, sharing how-to videos, and writing technical
The IBM Champion program recognizes and thanks these
innovative thought leaders, amplifying their voice and increasing their
sphere of influence in the technical community.
Benefits for an IBM Champion
addition to merchandise customized with the IBM Champion logo, IBM
Champions will receive special visibility, recognition and networking
opportunities at IBM events and conferences. They will receive special
access to product development teams, and invitations and discounts to
events and conferences. IBM Champions will receive online recognition
via their Tivoli Community profiles (on Service Management Connect and
the Tivoli User Community), with a special designation of "IBM Champion"
and a listing of notable achievements. IBM Champions retain their title
for one year, after which they can apply for renewal.
Nomination process and eligibility
nominations and nominations by proxy will be accepted online through
August 13th, 2011. A panel of IBMers will evaluate each nominee's
contributions over the past 12 months, considering community impact,
expertise, and overall community contributions, both in terms of quality
and level of participation across a wide variety of activities.
Nominees will be notified by IBM if they are selected. Although IBM
employees are not eligible for the program, they are encouraged to
nominate deserving partners and clients.
For more information To learn more about the IBM Champion program and to submit a nomination, visit:
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