Well, it's Tuesday, and that means announcements! Today, IBM Systems and Technology Group launches its Virtual Briefing Center (VBC) located at [htt
At this point, you might ask "What do you mean by Virtual Briefing Center?"
First, I must mention that this new VBC is not in [Second Life] as you might expect. Since IBM's [initial foray into Second Life] back in 2006, IBM has continued its investment and exploration into this new technology. IBM [launched various areas] in this virtual world platform. Some of you might remember the IBM [Virtual Business Center] I helped launch back in 2007. Last year, IBM announced it was [Doubling Down its investment in Second Life]. The impressive Return on Investment (ROI) has converted many IBMers into [Virtual World Believers]. Of course, IBM might incorporate aspects of Second Life into this VBC sometime in the future, as we grow this concept forward.
Instead, the new VBC was designed to supplement in-person briefings, maintained by technical folks like myself who are part of the physical briefing centers. The site has four major sections:
The VBC is available worldwide to all companies looking to buy IBM products and solutions, as well as IBM Business Partners and sales reps. Check it out!
Happy New Year everyone!
I hope everyone was able to take some time to reflect during the past few weeks. I was able to take the past two weeks off from IBM, so that I could spend some time doing things I enjoy, like...
Sadly, you get back from two weeks out, and you get slapped in the face with 341 unread emails. I am hopeful that 2010 will prove to be better than 2009.