This year the Smart Camp finals take place in San Francisco on Thursday, February 6th as a part of Global Entrepreneur Week. Eric Ries will be speaking. He is an inspiration to many startups and budding entrepreneurs alike! Lean is mean!
Check out the agenda for the event. Not only will there be a rapid fire pitchfest where 8 of the top startups will compete for the big win but there will also be a great opportunity to network with investors and serial entrepreneurs, academic leaders, industry experts and others who are passionate about entrepreneurship. It's all free! Hope to see you there. http://ibmsmartcamp.com/2014/01/24/come-one-come-all-ibm-smartcamp-global-finals/
Throughout the summer there are many sporting events to both watch and participate in. One of my personal favourites is Tennis.
Wimbledon is one of the most well known tennis event. From a technical standpoint it was extremely well done and the IBM tools used to "make it happen" are being implemented in many businesses today. Watch how IBM uses Mobile, Cloud and Big Data Offerings to make the Wimbledon experience much richer for all involved.
This event is designed for Business Partners, ISVs, MSPs looking to maximize their relationship with IBM. Learn best practices, meet local contacts and establish next steps as you partner and grow with IBM. You will learn through IBM Roadmaps. These sessions can be held in a one-on-one environment or in groups. Contact us to schedule a private session.
Designed to improve efficiency, reduce risk, and cut cost, WebSphere Application Server is the IBM entry strategy to SOA through service creation and reuse.WebSphere Application Server V8.0 and V8.5expands on previous versions by delivering complete Java™ EE 6 support and certification, Web services enhancements, OSGi and SCA enhancements, Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) 3.0 and Web 2.0 Feature Pack support, plus a range of features.
This four day bootcamp covers Big Data fundamentals, with focus on InfoSphere BigInsights. Learn how a Hadoop-based solution complements existing IM products (such as relational data warehouses) and how BigInsights can be integrated into an existing enterprise environment. This bootcamp will also touch on the basics and fundamentals with other IM Big Data portfolio products such as InfoSphere Streams and Vivisimo Velocity.
IBM Flex System™ is a new category of computing that integrates multiple server architectures, chassis, storage, networking and system management capabilities into a single, integrated system that is easy to deploy and manage.
This event is designed for Business Partners, ISVs, MSPs looking to maximize their relationship with IBM. Learn best practices, meet local contacts and establish next steps as you partner and grow with IBM. You will learn through IBM Roadmaps. These sessions can be held in a one-on-one environment or in groups.
Join us for our upcoming sessions...open to all Business Partners.
IBM is the recipient of the 2013 Chairman's Award for its Smarter Cities Challenge. The award was accepted by Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive officer of IBM on behalf of the company. This video was played at the 2013 CECP Summit - June 4th and 5th. Way to go IBM!!
In 2010, IBM Citizenship created the Smarter Cities Challenge to help 100 cities over a three-year period to address some of the critical challenges facing cities. We do this by contributing the time and expertise of our top experts from different business units and geographies, putting them on the ground for three weeks to work closely with city leaders and deliver recommendations on how to make the city smarter and more effective.
Edge2013 will offer 4.5 days of world-class technical education for IT professionals and practitioners including:
350+ technical sessions and hands on labs geared for novices to experts, with the ability to test drive the latest technology.
Exciting general sessions focused on Smarter Computing innovations and real-world success stories.
World class certification available on-site to validate your skills and demonstrate your proficiency in the latest IBM technology and solutions.
A comprehensive and expanded Solution Center giving you access to the latest storage, System x and PureSystems solutions from IBM and our sponsors.
There are 3 different tracks at Edge2013. General sessions are open to all conference attendees. ExecutiveEdge participation is by IBM nomination and approval. TechnicalEdge attendees may add ExecutiveEdge sessions to their agenda.
There is something for everyone.
Become a next generation MSP at Edge2013. An exclusive event for MSPs to learn, share and network.
The MSP Summit at IBM Edge2013 is a two-day session focused on specific business and technology topics important to an MSP’s success. This exclusive event is designed to create new business opportunities and accelerate your growth. Hear from IBM executives about new incentives, offerings, marketing programs and more. Share your business challenges and best practices in our many sessions and panel discussions. Network among your peers, clients, and IBMers.
IBM’s fast growing ecosystem of MSP partners includes VARs, ISVs, VADs, CSPs, Telcos, System Integrators, and more.
Get Certified at Edge2013 and Save!
Take advantage of certification testing at Edge2013 and save up to 50% versus the standard pricing offered at Prometric centers. The Professional Certification Program from IBM provides skilled sales and technical professionals an opportunity to demonstrate their expertise in business solutions to the world. The program is designed to validate skills and proficiency in the latest IBM technology and solutions. Professional certification instills confidence in your employer. Your skills have been tested and demonstrated, enabling you to deliver higher levels of service and technical expertise than non-certified employees and move on a faster career track. Professional certification puts you in control of your career.
The Edge media center contains resources that help remind you of that key technique you learned or introduce you to breakthroughs you may have missed. All organized into the easy-to-browse libraries. To access the Media center ... http://www.ibm.com/systems/edge/mediacenter.html
This Connect to Win Networking Reception is an executive event where you will meet with an ecosystem of IBM Executives, MSPs, and ISVs who can complement your portfolio of offerings and provide the different types of expertise needed to bring your solution to the next level.
This session will teach you to Use mobile to create new revenue streams and a competitive advantage, Build mobile applications to transform the client, partner and employee value chain and Capitalize on every interaction, every device, everywhere -- and learn how to make the next interaction event smarter and "impactful".
This event is designed for Business Partners, ISVs, MSPs looking to maximize their relationship with IBM. Learn best practices, meet local contacts and establish next steps as you partner and grow with IBM. You will learn through IBM Roadmaps how to set priorities and stay on track to align with IBM solutions.
This technical workshop is for IBM Business Partners who want to learn how to develop solutions on IBM BigInsights 2.0. Attendees will learn how to develop solutions on IBM BigInsights using the various analytical capabilities of the platform
This event is designed for Business Partners, ISVs, MSPs looking to maximize their relationship with IBM. Learn best practices, meet local contacts and establish next steps as you partner and grow with IBM. You will learn through IBM Roadmaps how to set priorities and stay on track to align with IBM solutions
IBM MobileFirst Put your Business in Motion - Connect to Win
Based on nearly 1,000 customer engagements, 10 mobile-related acquisitions in the last four years, a team of thousands of mobile experts and 270 patents in wireless innovations, IBM MobileFirst offers an array of solutions that helps businesses connect, secure, manage and develop mobile networks, infrastructures and applications. By bringing our mobile portfolio under this new name, we're signaling IBM's unified approach to help our clients and partners to deliver best-in-class solutions, take advantage of more commercial opportunities, and provide superior customer service.
Join us in the IBM Innovation Center, located at 3600 Steeles Avenue East in Markham, Ontario on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 to see IBM MobileFirst, a new portfolio of mobile products and services announced at the Mobile World Congress. We will review the new capabilities for developing and managing mobile applications, and how these can help you expand your business.
You will also discover how to:
Use mobile to create new revenue streams and a competitive advantage.
Build mobile applications to transform the client, partner and employee value chain.
Capitalize on every interaction, every device, everywhere -- and learn how to make the next interaction event smarter and "impactful".
Date : June12, 2013
Time: 09:00 a.m. - 01:30 p.m. EST
Address: 3600 Steeles Avenue East
IBM Canada , Auditorium 3600
Join us for this event in Toronto on May 29, hosted by Judy Smolski, IBM, Vice President Mid-Market, centered around seizing the growing opportunity in the managed services space. Be sure to stay for the "Connect to Win" networking reception to make connections with an ecosystem of partners who can complement your portfolio of offerings and provide the different types of expertise needed to bring your solution to the next level.
Meet with IBM executives who will expound on the latest mid-market and MSP research
Discover more about the IBM PartnerWorld initiative for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) designed to create new business opportunities and accelerate your growth
Network and identify MSP, ISV and SI relationships that can bring together different capabilities and strengths
Learn more about IBM infrastructure offerings and cloud solutions designed to help you compete and profit in today's Smarter Planet
Our solution roadmaps provide a step-by-step guide to help you get the most out of your relationship with IBM. Each roadmap provides an overview, resources to learn more, and actions you can take to help you succeed.
Join us on May 15, 2013 in Markham, Ontario for an event to familiarize you with our Roadmaps.
We will explore the Pure Systems Roadmap and how to best utilize it to take your product to the marketplace.
These Roadmap sessions are designed to help Business Partners utilize the roadmaps to navigate through IBM with a step by step process of what is required to take their product to market. They encompass the Learn, Build, Sell Model.
Date: May 15, 2013
3600 Steeles Avenue East
IBM Canada , D107
We invite you to join us for a Unique networking experience.
Please join us at IBM on April 24, 2013, for a morning of networking, partnering and discussion around PureSystems. This session will provide an overview of two key members of the PureSystems family - PureApplication and PureData. We will discuss product details, key value propositions for these systems and how to identify entry points for these solutions at your accounts.
Hosted locally by our IBM experts on PureSystems, this event will help you uncover new opportunities to expand your ecosystem. You’ll find ways to create successful business connections no matter who you need to meet - IBM representatives, ISVs, Resellers, or Systems Integrators.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - Toronto IIC Event Schedule: 9 AM – 12 PM 3600 Steeles Avenue East, D107 Markham, Ontario L3R 9Z7
Space is limited, so please register at https://ibm.biz/Bdx8u9 All guests must be registered in advance with building security. We hope that you will join us on April 24th at the Toronto IBM Innovation Center (IIC).
IBM does not charge to attend this ‘Connect to Win’ event.
The IBM Innovation Center in Toronto will be hosting events to help you do just that on a regular basis in 2013.
Come and meet with your local IBM Innovation Center Team. Make the most of your relationship with IBM!
Learn best practices, meet local contacts and establish next steps as you
partner and grow with IBM. You will learn through IBM Roadmaps how to set
priorities and stay on track to align with IBM solutions.
We will explore IBMs hardware and software portfolio and how you can build your solution on that at almost no cost.
With over 11 research facilities around the world, you will have access to deep technical expertise no matter where you are or which market you’re targeting.
These Maximize Your Relationship events will help you navigate through IBM's
PartnerWorld and will speak to specific areas of interest in IBM software or
To enroll for an event in Toronto visit our enrollment site or select one of the following dates: