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]
Do you have what it takes to STAY AHEAD of the competition?
Walker Royce – IBM’s Chief Software Economist & Puzzle Monster – has created Stay ahead: The game .
Prove you’ve got the mental mettle to STAY AHEAD of the pack. Decode Walker’s twelve brain-bending challenges to reveal the GPS coordinates of a mystery location. Email your answer (the place name and coordinates) to email@example.com as soon as you solve it but no later than midnight on Saturday,... [More]
Here's another guest post with further details about the Open Lifecycle Summit, which will be held Sunday, June 2. Sean Kennedy, OSLC Community Development Leader for IBM Rational and Operations Coordinator for the OSLC Steering Committee, shares his thoughts today.
Unlock Your Lifecycle with Open Technology
As Dan Griffin first wrote about a few weeks ago , there is a new and awesome event this year on Sunday May 22. The Open Lifecycle Summit at Innovate brings us together to build on the Open Cloud Summit at... [More]
Mobility is a key topic at Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit. Innovate will feature two tracks of Mobile content, a Mobile Mini Main tent, and in the Innovate General Session that provide latest ways that IBM MobileFirst can help you stay ahead.
Here are a few highlights of the mobile schedule you will find at Innovate. To learn more, listen to the podcast At Innovate 2013, stay ahead with IBM MobileFirst "
Jerry Cuomo, IBM Fellow, VP, WebSphere Chief Technology Officer, will present a lightning... [More]
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]
One of the highlights of Sunday at Innovate are the IBM Research sessions, found in the Imagine Track in the Technical Exchange stream. Today's guest post is from Gabi Zodik, IBM Researcher, Innovate speaker and host of a panel you won't want to miss: New Paradigms in Software and Systems Development, held on Sunday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m..
Keeping up with today's challenges in application development
By Gabi Zodik, MobileFirst Leader for Research and Research Relationship Manager for Rational
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
While the official Innovate ribbon cutting (complete with big scissors!) happens when the Expo opens on Sunday night (6:30 p.m. at the Expo), there’s a lot to take part in before the ribbon is cut. Here are seven activities that make it smart to arrive early at Innovate:
Open Lifecycle Summit
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
This exciting event will be comprised of several short lightning talks from leaders of open standards organizations, real implementation stories from companies using this technology, and an... [More]
Today's guest post is from Katie Linendoll, tech journalist, who shares her experience at Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit. Thanks to Katie and to all who participated in this year's Innovate!
As I return to NYC from sunny Orlando, I leave behind IBM’s Innovate 2013, where I played the roles of social host and resident tech expert.
As with every IBM conference, I bring with me many takeaways, including lessons fitting of the conference’s “Stay Ahead” theme. ... [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]
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]
Take advantage of the new Innovate SmartSite , your convenient one-stop shop to personalize your experience at Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit.
The Innovate SmartSite allows registered conference attendees to:
View all sessions and activities offered at Innovate 2013
Create a personalized agenda
Identify sessions by searching date, stream, track, industry, product and keyword
Submit session surveys to provide feedback
Learn more about sponsors in the Expo
If it has to be Monday, it's a good thing to be at Innovate .
The day starts strong with insights into the hottest topics in technology at the General Session . Next you have your choice of Mini Main Tents that dive deeper into these stay ahead trends.
And here’s a sampling of all the rest of Monday has to offer.
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
You know what they say… birds of a feather lunch together. D iscuss one of these hot topics with your peers... [More]
Well, the conference has barely started and we’re already seeing a great deal of participation from the IBM Champions, those innovative thought leaders who mentor others and foster community growth.
Scott Laningham and Gina Poole introduced a number of Champions new and old gathered on the Livestream stage:
The IBM Champions featured: Carson Holmes ( @carsonholmes ), Hugo Azevedo ( @hugocazevedo ), Gustavo Alves ( @alvesqualiti ), Uwe Brodtmann ( @UBrodtmann ), Yolande Palmer ( @YPTestPro ) , Mia McCroskey ( @miamc ), Julian... [More]
One of the beauties of social media is that it now provides us with a vehicle to share more around conferences – an augmented layer of interaction, if you will, that allows us to participate in a way unimaginable just a few years back. Whether you are at the conference or not, you can meet experts in your field, see what’s top of their mind and even interact and ask questions.
For instance, follow the hashtag #IBMInnovate and keep an eye on the Innovate blog and the Invisible Thread .
And of course you shouldn’t forget video... [More]
Are you a developer? Then you won’t want to miss Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit. The jam-packed agenda has a ton of deep-dive technical content, but also great opportunities for you to stretch your mind and have some fun. Here are eight activities you won’t want to miss!
1. Meet the minds behind the products you use each day
Visit developerWorks Live! In the Innovate Expo and meet with technical experts who will share their tools, tips, tricks, and techniques on topics such... [More]
Dave Powell is a computer science professor at Elon University. He teaches the entire gamut of software programming (including enterprise programming, OOP, Java) and has found the IBM Academic Skills Cloud a unique offering for himself and his students.
He finds the environment particularly useful for the teaching of enterprise programming where students have access to the backend infrastructure they will encounter once they start work, which is available on-demand without the need for configuration.
He sees cloud computing as one... [More]
One of the most exciting topics at Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit will be thorough coverage of DevOps. "Exciting?" you ask. Absolutely. DevOps harnesses the value of end-to-end software delivery -- and IBM's recent acquisition of UrbanCode adds to the excitement.
As companies move to capitalize on market shifts, IBM's approach to DevOps will help you align the full range of resources to satisfy consumers like never before, faster, and with less risk. IBM is the leading vendor in this arena,... [More]