About the curriculum
Think Digital: Fast-track your learning
Think Digital aims to address some of the most pressing issues organizations are facing due to the impacts of COVID-19. Join us to navigate through uncertainty, adapt to changing conditions and emerge resilient.
What to expect
Watch business and technology sessions relevant to recovery and resiliency streamed on curated channels. Engage in live chat and Q&As with speakers and SMEs, and access on-demand sessions covering essential topics.
Think Digital topics
Explore the latest innovations in business and technology.
Infuse your organization with AI and Intelligent Automation to transform how you work.
Optimize business processes and streamline legacy systems with an open, distributed and secure ledger system.
Leverage the power of scaling your business quickly and securely while applying analytics, machine learning and AI across hybrid multicloud to drive new insights.
Learn about the latest advancements, join tech talks and take part in open source and product quick coding challenges.
Data and AI
Unleash the value of your data to meet the demands of a hybrid, multicloud world and put Watson to work.
Human Resources and Talent
Digitize your workforce and personalize employee experience to accelerate new ways of working.
Accelerate game-changing innovation with servers and storage systems engineered for your most demanding workloads.
Internet of Things
Establish your organization as a truly connected network.
Drive innovation within your company with a digital-first mentality.
Safeguard against cybersecurity threats simply and effectively.
Design business and technology solutions specifically for your company.
Build an intelligent, self-correcting supply chain that capitalizes on AI and blockchain.
Rely on the most open & secure public cloud for business
Build & modernize applications with speed and agility
Optimize & manage technology transformation securely with velocity
Unleash your data, accelerate the journey to AI
Earn loyalty & engagement with great customer experiences
Enhance your core business applications
Build intelligent supply chains
Transform business operations with AI-driven insights
Rethink how your work flows with AI & automation
Drive security into the fabric of your business
Conquer demanding workloads with hybrid cloud infrastructure
Create & disrupt markets with innovative, commercial tech
Think 2020 education
Keynotes, Trends and Directions and Innovation Talks
Browse Think Digital highlights below and stay tuned as more sessions are finalized in the coming weeks.
Opening General Session
Join IBM CEO Arvind Krishna as he shares his vision for the future of enterprise technology in an era of digital transformation. Arvind will discuss the new, essential platforms that provide businesses with the flexibility, speed, reliability and innovation they need to be successful in times of both crisis and opportunity.
Scale Innovation at Speed with Hybrid Cloud and AI
Learn how to accelerate innovation in today’s uncertain global environment. Hear about the latest with IBM’s leading hybrid cloud and AI capabilities, built with Red Hat run-anywhere technology.
Building Resilient and Smarter Businesses to Act at the Speed of Insight
When businesses and society face times of uncertainty, leadership and ingenuity are required like never before. Learn how leading organizations are redefining competitive advantage through advanced decision-making and transforming their industries through the power of AI, IoT, blockchain, Cloud and Edge computing.
Act, Don’t React: How AI and Automation Will Change the Way You Work
With AI and automation, organizations can take a proactive approach to transform their business and infuse intelligence across their workflows. Learn how clients are using our prescriptive approach to put AI and automation to work, and hear some of our partners discuss the importance of being open.
Trends and Directions
- Enhance IT Resiliency and Business Continuity
- Address New Cybersecurity Risks
- Accelerate Agility and Efficiency with Cloud
- Reduce Operational Cost and Ensure Supply Chain Continuity
- Empower Your Remote Workforce
- Engage All Customers Virtually with Watson
- Support Health and Human Services
- Leading Through Change and the Critical Role of Infrastructure
- Taking on the World’s Toughest Challenges. Build Smart. Build Secure
- Why Complex Workloads Thrive on Public Cloud
- Build and Modernize Applications Quickly to Reduce Costs
- Speed, Simplicity, and Self-Confidence: Transform Your Business with Watson
Labs and certifications
Deep technical training via virtual hands-on labs and certifications will also be available throughout the week.
Demonstrate your understanding of groundbreaking technologies and gain your credentials. Starting May 4, all Think registrants will receive a promo code to apply towards purchasing a certification on May 5 - 6.
You can schedule and complete these certifications anytime before November 30, 2020.
Dive deeper into the technological underpinnings behind the latest innovations and upgrade your skills with free, instructor-led labs. These labs are limited-capacity and will be led by IBM and Red Hat experts May 4 - 7.
Labs fill up fast, so be the first to reserve your spot.
Respond to COVID-19
To meet the global challenge of COVID-19, the world must come together — and IBM has resources to share.
IBM COVID-19 initiatives and thought leadership
IBM is helping accelerate research for scientists and doctors, providing trusted and accurate information to the public and enabling resilient and adaptable models for living in the face of COVID-19.
2020 Call for Code COVID-19 Global Challenge
We've put a call out to developers and problem solvers: join us in the fight to take on COVID-19. Build open source solutions that make an immediate and lasting impact.