Can you believe that August is almost over? The end of August is the beginning of a new season for us here at Thoughts from IM Support. And that season is none other than IOD SEASON! Information on Demand is now officially only 75 days away. As we have done for the past several IOD conferences, we'll be running a blog series on key IOD sessions, activities, etc. to help get you ready.
So, without further ado, let's get this blog series going!
We know that when you attend IOD you want to make the most out of every moment --... [More]
The Information on Demand Conference will get under way this weekend! If you aren't able to attend the event in person, there are many ways to connect with the event from home. Check out our suggestions below: On the conference Livestream , you can watch streaming video of the conference throughout the day. See the EXPO, listen to keynote speeches, watch interviews with key IBMers and IOD attendees. Connect with our Support team on Facebook and Twitter! Our team will be at the event and actively posting photos and information from the... [More]
IOD is a great time to learn
about the newest updates and advancements in IBM Software. It provides an ideal
opportunity to learn and develop new skills to help you get the most out of
your product in the year ahead. Our
Support experts have reviewed the sessions available at IOD next week and have compiled a handy list of suggested topics for you to attend. These sessions may cover new features or useful tips and tricks to help you get the most from your software. You can find more information about these sessions and sign up by... [More]
IOD provides a great opportunity for attendees to get
certified and earn an industry-recognized IBM Professional Certification.
All registered attendees can take tests for Information
Management, Business Analytics and Enterprise Content Management Professional
Certification and Technical Mastery exams at a discounted rate of $30 during
the event. Considering that certification exams normally cost $200 per exam,
you can save a lot of money by choosing to certify at IOD!
New Information Management certification exams are... [More]
If you use
IBM InfoSphere Guardium and are attending IOD 2012, you will want to attend the
following activities to find
out how to take control of your Appliance and protect your enterprise data.
Birds of a Feather
session "Protecting Enterprise
Data with InfoSphere Guardium" On
Monday October 22, attend BoF 3900B to talk with InfoSphere Guardium experts
from development, sales, and support. Find
the experts at the Bayside
Dining IM BoF Tables 11&12. Breakout session
"Take Control of Your IBM InfoSphere... [More]
you are an IBM Business Partner or Support Provider, this post is for you! Our
Channel Support Team is gearing up for Information on Demand and will be
hosting sessions during the Business Partner Summit and the main IOD conference
for you to attend.
During the Business
business as an IBM Software Value Plus Support Provider (PST-3916A) Sat, 20/Oct, 03:30 PM
- 04:30 PM IBM Software Value
Plus Support Provider Business Update (PST-3918A) Sun, 21/Oct, 03:45 PM
- 04:45 PM
On Wedneday, October 24 from 1:15-2:15, plan to stop by “The
Value of IBM Subscription & Support” (1873B) Birds of a Feather (BoF)
luncheon to learn how S&S maximizes your software ROI.
You will have an opportunity to meet with Rosanne DeVries , Vice President of
Worldwide Client Support for Information Management, and Mark Sowers , Information Management Subscription & Support
(S&S) Worldwide Sales Executive.
Find Rosanne and Mark at the Bayside Dining IM BoF Tables 7
& 8. Don’t forget to add... [More]
IOD 2012 is now just around the corner! If you haven’t registered yet for this year’s conference, you can do so by clicking here . And once you’re registered, get ready to Think BIG!
As always, IBM Software Subscription & Support and the Accelerated Value Program will be at the event and ready to meet with you. Here are ways to connect with us at the event:
Subscription & Support: Renew, Recharge, Resolve… RESTORED
Discover how you can get even more value from your software investment through Subscription &... [More]
In my last post, I gave you an overview of what is going to happen in the IBM InfoSphere On Demand (IOD) based on my experience last year. I also gave you some suggestions on how to prepare for the event and some tips. I am happy to hear some very good feedback from readers. If you have not had a chance to review it yet, I strongly suggest that you review my last IOD posting before reading this blog post. Here is the link to my last posting: Getting the most out of IOD 2012 Before you head out to the event, perhaps one week in advance, get... [More]
IBM Information On Demand (IOD) 2012 will be hosted in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas from October 21st through 25th. I hope you will have a chance to attend this exciting event to learn about the products in the IBM Software Group InfoSphere portfolio, and see what we can do to help you and your business compete in today's challenging global economy. Here is a short overview of the event from my own personal experience, and some suggestions to help you prepare before you head out to the Silver State. When you first check in to the event, you will be... [More]