Welcome to Boeblingen: Meet IBM’s Developers in the Heart of Europe

Engage with technical experts and thought leaders from IBM Germany Research and Development in our IBM Client Center in Boeblingen. Discuss and exchange ideas about the latest IBM solutions and technologies. The Boeblingen Lab has a unique set of skills to help you in our focus areas like IBM Systems, Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), Analytics, Mobile, Security, and Commerce.

What we offer

Benefit from our services ranging from innovation workshops or customer tailored briefings over technical demos and showcases, to proofs of concept and benchmarks.

Share ideas and co-create value.

Solution and technology briefings tailored to your specific needs.

Experience IBM solutions live - across IT systems and software.

Demonstrate the feasibility of our solutions in your IT environment.

Leverage our expertise to expand your business.

Build relationship with experts from our development team.

How to contact us

For general information

Address

IBM Client Center Boeblingen
IBM Germany Research & Development
Schoenaicher Str. 220
D - 71032 Boeblingen

Innovation Workshops and IBM Design Thinking

Listen to Oliver Gahr talking about Innovation Workshops.

In our Design Studio we utilize IBM Design Thinking as a method to co-create value with you. To foster innovative ideas, we run our workshops as interactive sessions in small groups, based on an open discussion about business pain points, drivers, and possible solutions.


Oliver Gahr, Manager IBM Systems Innovation and IoT Centers of Excellence


Matthias Dietel, Manager IBM Executive Briefing Center

Listen to Oliver Gahr talking about Innovation Workshops.

Briefings

We change the conversation: In our briefings you get the opportunity to engage with experts and thought leaders from the German Lab. We deliver highly customized, fully facilitated briefings, and we offer to use elements of IBM Design Thinking by leveraging the Boeblingen Design Studio. Briefing topics cover the entire IBM solution portfolio in any kind of combination - IBM Systems, Cloud, Internet of Things, Analytics, Mobile, Security, and Commerce.


Matthias Dietel, Manager IBM Executive Briefing Center

Listen to Matthias Dietel talking about briefings.

Demos and Showcases

Listen to Olaf Tacke talking about demos, showcases, and PoCs.

Seeing is believing: Our live demonstrations cover Hybrid Cloud, Analytics, Internet of Things, IBM z Systems, IBM LinuxONE, and IBM Power Systems; they are giving you an impression how our solutions work. We show the innovation that continuously comes with new products and solution offerings in a tangible way. We even make our hardware transparent – with an IBM z13 technology glass model in front of our center.


Olaf Tacke, Manager zATS (Advanced Technical Skills)


Boris Barth, Project Manager IBM Business Partners and ISVs

Listen to Olaf Tacke talking about demos, showcases, and PoCs.

Proofs of Concept

During a Proof of Concept (PoC) study we assist you in your exploration of different IT options and the customization and integration of IBM Systems solutions. We discuss and analyze various solution options, assess and validate a planned strategy and develop an architecture roadmap and plan.


Olaf Tacke, Manager zATS (Advanced Technical Skills)

Support for IBM Business Partners and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs)

As an IBM Business Partner, you have access to our portfolio of technical enablement workshops, briefings, demos, and technical support offerings. Contact us to identify the applicable offering for you and your clients.

If you are an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) we can support you in enabling your application to run on z/OS, Linux on BM z Systems, and on IBM LinuxONE. With remote access capabilities and on site workshops at the Client Center we can help you to exploit the IBM z Systems capabilities and functions to meet your clients' needs.

The IBM LinuxONE Community Cloud provides application vendors access to LinuxONE resources to port and test new applications on the IBM z Systems platform.


Herbert Vogel, Briefing Manager IBM Client Center – IBM Business Partners contact for briefings


Boris Barth, Project Manager IBM Business Partners and ISVs

Lab Advocacies - Leverage the Lab

The IBM Germany Lab is part of IBM's network of more than 60 000 developers delivering our products and solutions. A Lab Advocate is one of these experts who can complement your IBM sales relationship as a trusted technical advisor from the Lab for your business challenges.


Juergen Schwenk, Program Manager Leverage the Lab