Welcome to the Innovate blog! Here you will find the latest news and
details about Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit , which will be held in
Orlando on June 2-6.
We’re particularly excited about this year’s Innovate, which
has a larger scope than ever before. We’ll
have the same deep Rational content you’ve enjoyed in previous years, plus a new
focus on today’s technical trends and how they affect you and a new stream,
Team Directions, which outlines strategies managers need to know.
We are putting the... [More]
In case you haven’t heard, the theme of Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit is “stay ahead.” And who better to tell you how to “stay ahead” than two monsters of entrepreneurship, master startup alumni, and thought leaders...Woz and Ries?
We’re proud to announce that headlining this year’s Innovate is technology icon, master of innovation, the Woz and only... Steve Wozniak !
Steve is the practitioner’s practitioner;... [More]
The Innovate team has been busy building a curriculum that allows you to immerse yourself in deep technical training, learn from experts, be inspired by your peers, and gain insights on trends such as DevOps, Agile, Cloud, Mobile, Big Data, and Social Business. Now you can get a closer look at all this valuable content!
Use the session preview tool to search for your favorite topics and get an early
preview of the sessions you’ll find at Innovate
2013: The IBM Technical Summit
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Joining Steve Wozniak , Eric Ries , and a host of other experts at Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit is host Katie Linendoll. Katie Linendoll is a multimedia, Emmy-Award winning technology expert contributing to ESPN, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. She also hosts the Spike TV tech and pop culture show "All Access Weekly," serves as a tech expert on TODAY and is a tech journalist for a number of publications.
Linendoll travels the world and brings her thrilling... [More]
Wednesday night at Innovate traditionally means fun, and 2013 is no exception! After four days of technical sessions, go wild on Wednesday night at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. It will be a private party for Innovate attendees, with food, drinks and fun. Create your own adventure with amazing scenery, landmark displays, and exciting rides and attractions including Expedition Everest ®, Primeval Whirl ®, Dinosaur , and Kali River Rapids ®. You'll find many ways to... [More]
The Innovate blog is happy to have a guest post today from Dan Griffin , Go to Market Manager, IBM Rational, about a new event just added to the Innovate schedule.
Join us for the Open Lifecycle Summit at Innovate
Sunday, June 2, 4:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Open Standards…exciting? Surely you can’t be serious.
Well, I am serious, and stop calling me Shirley. 1
Plan ahead to make the most of Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit. Technical Workshops, an exciting component of the event, give you the opportunity to have a hands-on experience using the IBM Rational solutions, tools, and processes. You will be able to see the Rational solutions come to life as you learn best practices. During a workshop you will be experiencing a complete usage scenario of the IBM Rational Solution with simulated "real-world" data and assets, providing a valuable opportunity to accelerate your... [More]
We've got another guest poster today. Andy Gurd , Go-to-Market Manager, IBM Rational Software, shares some of the valuable activities that product and systems engineers will find at Innovate. Thanks Andy!
As an executive, manager, or engineer in a product or systems development organization, you know only too well how the landscape is rapidly changing. Whether you’re envisioning & developing the latest cars, aircraft, defense systems, mobile devices, communications networks, medical... [More]
Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit has a wide variety of content and activities that deal directly with the challenges you face in your industry. We're starting a new series of guest posts today on Industries at Innovate. First up is Government, with Tammy Kulesa, WW GTM Manager for Governments and Smarter Cities.
It is the time for Government IT Innovation – making the most of technology and making a difference to nations and citizens.
The times we live in... [More]
Next up in our Industries at Innovate series is Electronics, with a guest post by Paridhi Verma, Go to Market Manager, Electronics Industry.
Innovate 2013: The next wave of software advancement in the electronics industry
The world relies on electronics to achieve real business outcomes and enhance personal lives. Electronics fuel innovation in many other industries and sectors. Whether you build multi-core system-on-chips, carrier-grade network equipment, or life-saving medical devices, come to... [More]
Today we focus on the telecommunications sector, with a guest post from Scott Niemann, WW Industry Marketing Manager - Communications Service Providers.
Innovate 2013: Optimizing your business for success in the telecom sector
Ovum reported that worldwide revenues of telecom sector were more than $2 trillion in 2012, an improvement of 2% year over year. Mobile service providers account for nearly 60% of the total revenue. The telecommunications industry has emerged as a key driver for global economic recovery, yet these... [More]
Next up in the Industries at Innovate series is Financial Services from Sue Green, Financial Services WW Marketing Manager, IBM Software Group - Rational, Banking, Financial Markets and Insurance.
What’s shaking up your world? Financial Services at Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit
“90% of financial transactions in the U.S. will be cashless by the year 2020.”
“Mobile payments will account for $1 trillion worth of global transactions by 2015.”
Sharing how defense agencies can stay ahead at Innovate with systems and IT is Tammy Kulesa, WW GTM Manager for Governments and Smarter Cities.
Systems are increasing in complexity, communications within defense agencies are getting more and more difficult. IT is critical to meeting the needs of the warfighter in the quality of weapon systems, platforms, and responsiveness.
With teams under so much pressure to react to changing theater needs quickly, communication and collaboration are even more crucial. Not only are there real... [More]
Helping us think about aerospace in entirely new ways is guest blogger Brian Nolan, Go to Market Manager, Aerospace & Defense, Rational Systems Marketing.
Innovate 2013: You don't need to be a genius like Leonardo da Vinci…
Separated at birth?? Or just happy to be going to Innovate?
You don't need to be a genius like Leonardo da Vinci or an IBM Fellow like Grady Booch to figure out you ought to attend Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit
In these challenging days, however, you need all... [More]
The automotive industry takes the stage today with a guest post from Manprit Singh, WW Go To Market Manager for Automotive Rational Systems.
What brought you here won't take you there !
The U.S. state of Nevada passed a law in June 2011 permitting the operation of driverless cars in Nevada. Google had been lobbying for driverless car laws. The Nevada law went into effect on March 1, 2012, and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles issued the first license for a self-driven car in May 2012. The license was issued to a Toyota... [More]