Jimmy Kimmel and the IBM Cloud
The IBM Cloud will be featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday at 11:35 pm EST / 10:35 pm CST on ABC. Come to the IBM Lounge @ Hilton Rm 406 for tickets!
IBM has major sponsorship for the show, including the IBM Global Entrepreneur for Cloud Startups program, Bluemix and IBM Verse. The IBM Engagement Center powered by the IBM Cloud is the official social listening partner for the show! Set your DVRs or watch the excitement live at SXSW!
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Celebrate SoftLayer's 1-year anniversary with us! See our plans for 2015, sign up for free trials, attend our upcoming webcast, and more!
Dassault Systemes ENOVIA brand is a foundation for the 3D Experience Platform (V6). Each V6 implementation requires a relational database. DB2 advantages include lower total cost of acquisition, lower database maintenance costs, especially when virtualization and sub-capacity licensing are used, lower staff workloads and scalability.
Business Rationale for DB2 over Oracle
The cost savings for DB2 come because DB2 uses less memory, storage and computing time from adaptive compression and faster index performance. Reduced... [More]
How do we get back to the way business used to be when we talked to each other? Hear Bryan Kramer (CEO, Purematter) explain in this interview with Forbes Contributor Mark Fidelman:
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Sandy Carter catches up with CEO Mark Fidelman of RaynForest at Connect 2014 to discuss trends, challenges and drivers for social business.
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IBM and OsiSoft smarter energy solution allows Eledia to enable customers to monitor energy usage in near real-time, to control consumption and reduce their carbon footprint. What was the situation? Edelia has launched a scalable pilot program to improve household energy management using advanced technology. Edelia envisions helping consumers reduce their energy consumption and costs, as well as enabling power companies to optimize energy production and expenses. As a result, Edelia aims at becoming the leader in Energy Management Services for... [More]
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On May 7th, the Universidade de Uberaba (Uniube), Brazil became host to EcoD’s first Latin America-based Innovation Space! This space is dedicated to sharing IBM Cloud technology like Bluemix and promote entrepreneurship amongst students, developers, IT professionals,... [More]
Join us at SXSW 2015 and get the sessions you need to succeed. Starting today, IBM will have a massive presence at SXSW Interactive. We can’t fit it all here, so check out the full list of sessions at ibm.biz/sxswIBM . Don’t forget to add them to your SXSW scheduler!
Come learn why Geek Girls are Chic .
Sandy Carter and Elizabeth Caudle, East Coast Regional Director of Girls Who Code, discuss why women in tech matter, how innovation will benefit from their participation, and how to foster... [More]
Congrats to Insight Robotics, the 2014 IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year
A huge congratulations to all of the finalists, but ultimately Insight Robotics edged them out with their impressive firefighting solution. Special thanks to Blue, Inc. for winning the People’s Choice award.
Thermal imaging sensors and vision technology for forest fire detection.
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The IBM InterConnect Event Connect App
The AskJim Podcast Providing answers to user questions about IBM Connections
With IBM InterConnect 2015 coming up, now is the time to begin planning your agenda, your networking and your participation with intention. To make this event count for you… you need to be smart about it and you need a smart tool that can really help you zero in on the right sessions and connect with the right people.
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This year, InterConnect is home to the IBM SmartCamp Global Finals!
Check out this rundown of the SmartCamp Global finalists, InfoWorld's review of Bluemix, and more. Share this entry with ibm.biz/igscf15 .
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What’s a SmartCamp?
Part mentoring bootcamp for startups, part networking extravaganza, and part pitch competition for entrepreneurs. SmartCamp events are global affairs where tech entrepreneurs go head-to-head.... [More]
Developers and entrepreneurs, are you ready for InterConnect 2015? If you're on the fence about coming to Vegas and being a part of the excitement, take a look at dev@InterConnect, where you'll get the opportunity to immerse yourself in up to 3 days of talks, labs, and learning with a host of our Cloud-based solutions and architecture. Chat with pros both inside and outside of IBM and get hands on experience with some of our leading technologies like Bluemix and SoftLayer. Also, we're hosting our SmartCamp Finals at InterConnect.... [More]
Today marks an exciting time for entrepreneurs and startups. IBM Ecosystem Development has always taken great pride in providing the resources and opportunities startups need to grow and succeed. With that said, we're proud to announce the launch of our IBM Global Entrepreneur Program for Cloud Startups .
This program combines our greatest cloud services, such as Bluemix, SoftLayer, and Cloudant, with a wealth of other resources, including technical support, expert mentoring, and access to 43 Innovation Centers worldwide.... [More]
Every year, IBM recognizes its Business Partners who have delivered outstanding solutions using IBM products and services that have driven real business value. Receiving a Beacon Award is a great source of pride for our partners and a great new platform for connecting with future clients. Beacon Award winners gain visibility with IBM clients and the industry, have a unique opportunity to demonstrate their success, and a new way of differentiating their solutions from their competitors.
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If you've already tried IBM Bluemix (IBM's PaaS) you know how quick and easy it is to build an awesome app. If you haven't tried it yet, you can sign up here (it's free for 30 days!) and check out this tutorial for using one of my favorite tools, RapidApps.
Once you are all signed up you are ready for the Bluemix App Challenge , which is taking place this month (November 2014). All you have to do is build an app and create a Slideshare to show us how it... [More]
Analytics software will grow 3-4 times faster than traditional IT software. Forrester calls it "Business Technology”. Why? Because its function is directly tied to specific customer use cases such as Customer Acquisition, Customer Growth (e.g. up-sell/cross-sell, loyalty, wellness) and Customer Retention. As CMOs become more technology savvy, they will increasingly drive Analytics software growth and the related purchase process, not IT.
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From Fill Bowen, IBM Marketing Manager
ISVs expressed excitement about the new capabilities IBM announced at Enterprise 2014 for Power8! Ecosystem Development featured a number of ISVs showing the new Linux on Power8 value at our OpenPOWER App Throwdown, which included 5 finalists, Redis Labs, Zend, Argos, Zato, and the winner - Information Builders .
All the finalists agreed that participating in the App Throwdown really kickstarted their social media marketing efforts around Linux on Power. And, having Doug Balog ,... [More]
If you manage social media accounts, either for yourself or your brand, you’ve no doubt come up against the situation where you need an internal team to help collaborate on a social media post. It could be a question that really needs to go to someone in support. It could be bringing in the PR team to help craft that perfect message for a new launch. Wouldn’t it be great if you could simplify the workflow in these cases by integrating your social media management tool with your internal communications? Well, now you can with the... [More]
Our Bluemix Days have been a rousing success in enabling developers to reach higher than ever before. As a result, we've expanded the scope of our Bluemix Days events to include Hackathons, Virtual Workshops, and more. We're also excited to announce our BRAND NEW BD&A Days, now available for signups at ibm.biz/BdEHbC . Link to this infographic ( ibm.biz/BdEs5k).
From Laura DeAtkine, Ecosystem Marketing, Startups, & Academics
Experience the latest in technology at the STEAM Hacker Preview Day
On October 23 rd , IBM and Two Bit Circus are joining forces to bring you an exclusive event featuring IBM Bluemix, Watson and an exciting coding competition. STEAM Hacker Preview Day brings together developers, technology enthusiasts, business professionals, entrepreneurs and engineers for a day of hands-on workshops, interactive experiences and mind-blowing technologies.
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Earlier today, a monumental announcement was made by the City of New York. Digital.nyc is a major technological initiative for New York City, created in partnership with IBM and Gust. As an industry leader of innovation, we're proud to sponsor this platform launched on Bluemix. Whether you're an NYC startup or looking to partner or invest in NYC technology and ideas, digital.nyc is the place for you. https://ibm.biz/BdEBj8
One of the big trends identified in the IBM Business Tech Trends report is the importance of analytics for making decisions across the enterprise. In this video see how students explain how top-performing food chain Chipotle uses data to help it stand out in a crowded market. Students: Kyle Mckinnis Michelle Li Rebecca Woodberry Alex Velasquez Check out the Business Tech Trends webcast featuring business leaders and analysts , or read the report .
Peter Pseilsticker, General Manager of ACE Relocation Systems explains just how important it is to partner to drive business, and the role technology can play in enabling successful partnerships.
Check out the Business Tech Trends webcast featuring business leaders and analysts , or read the report
What are citizen developers? What value do they bring to businesses? How can you best engage with them? This team of SJSU students uncovers all this and more! Featuring: Nicole Griffin Chenyu Wen Gregory Lum Check out the Business Tech Trends webcast featuring business leaders and analysts , or read the report
A brief presentation highlighting the potential for growth within mobile, social, big data, and cloud through the utilization of strategic partnerships as demonstrated by the companies who are "pacesetters" within these fields.
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IBM Ecosystem Development is excited to announce our collaboration with entrepreneur country Global! With the combined forces of our Bluemix development platform and their entrepreneur outreach, we're able to reach a brand new wealth of entrepreneurs and startups across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Read and share this infographic on what this partnership means for the "Davids" and "Goliaths" of today's ecosystem and industries. ibm.biz/BdFyRA