Transform your business with Ready for IBM Watson IoT

This technical validation on IBM PartnerWorld helps promote a vibrant ecosystem to nurture and support your products and solutions that extend or integrate with IBM Watson IoT solutions. You can leverage this validation offering to showcase how your Internet of Things (IoT) product or solution can be scaled by cloud-based services and rich analytics when connected to the IBM Watson IoT Platform.

Steps to achieve Ready for IBM Watson IoT validation

Step 1: Join PartnerWorld

The first step is to become an IBM Business Partner and join PartnerWorld. It’s free, and PartnerWorld offers many benefits to help you develop and sell your solutions. If you are already a member, go to step 2.

Step 2: Create and publish recipes on DeveloperWorks

Register for, or sign in to IBM developerWorks. Create one or more recipes on IBM developerWorks that describe how your clients can quickly and seamlessly connect the Partner product to the IBM Watson IoT Platform and see data exchange between Partner product and an application.

Step 3: Nominate your solution

Create an entry in the Global Solution Directory (GSD). Once the entry is approved by IBM, sign in to IBM PartnerWorld; access your solution; select 'manage your solution;' then 'nominate your solution.' Select 'Ready for IBM Watson IoT' from the list of available solution validations, click "Submit."

Step 4: Review and sign agreement

Work with the Watson IoT team to make refinements to your program and approve your validation nomination.

Upon successful completion of validation and signing the license supplement, you may download the licensed trademark materials.

Benefits for Business Partners

  • Assure clients your solution works with Watson IoT solutions
  • Visibility to a global IBM sales team and other IBM Business Partners (e.g. System Integrators)
  • Special recognition on the IoT Partner website pointing to your solution info
  • Right to use Ready for IBM Watson IoT logo on websites, collateral and solution
  • Become a critical voice guiding the evolution of the IoT Platform

Benefits for clients and IBM community

  • Assurance that partner solutions meet IBM standards for connectivity to the platform and is ready to exchange data
  • Easily find Business Partner products and solutions that have been successfully validated
  • Published recipes will guide clients on the use of Business Partner products with Watson IoT Platform
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