Key themes from EdCon: Developing cross-disciplinary skills for a volatile market

November 7, 2013 by Daryl Pereira

BDA EdCon is the result of a three year long journey exploring how industry can work with universities and colleges to develop essential skills in analytics for graduates entering the workforce. There were 18 presentations from speakers representing academic programs in Canada, China, France, Ireland, Israel, the Philippines, the UK, the US, and Turkey with a total registration of 90 academics from around the world.

My personal take-aways: Surfing the deeply informative IOD Hub

November 6, 2013 by James Kobielus

2013 is the first year in which IBM's crack social media marketing team enlisted a wide range of employees, partners and freelancers as "reporters" to blog on everything transpiring over the past few days at Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Read highlights from some of the best of the other blogger/reporters' posts and catch up on the sessions you missed.

IBM PureData business overview and Roadmap discussion from Enzee Universe at Information On Demand 2013

November 6, 2013 by James Kobielus

An overview of PureData System Business Roadmap and highlights from Enzee Universe at IOD 2013.

Business intelligence and predictive analytics in a big data world: The Business Partner Summit

November 4, 2013 by Tina Groves

The Business Partner Summit held an abundance of useful, entertaining and fascinating presenters who shared their knowledge and experience with all in attendance. Read on for key takeaways, standout quotes and useful links.

Plan big and deliver big: The Business Partner Summit

November 3, 2013 by Darice Bailer

There are just eight weeks left in fourth quarter. How will you make your sales objective? IBM presented some suggestions to its Business Partners at this morning’s General Session Business Partner Summit: “Let’s Talk Partner.”

Must-See Demos at the IOD EXPO

October 29, 2013 by Crysta Anderson

You can spend hours wandering around the IOD EXPO, looking at the cool ways that technology is evolving – and being applied. The EXPO is open 15 hours during IOD – and these hours will go FAST.

Jump-start your IBM software implementations

October 29, 2013 by Ashish Tanuku

The IBM Software Practice Accelerator is a comprehensive learning path that builds upon the foundation of rich product training and certification programs currently offered by IBM. Through series of development opportunities, you can accelerate your delivery of integrated IBM solutions and expand your services practice in order to deliver a top notch client experience.

The BLU Experience at IOD

October 28, 2013 by Crysta Anderson

Throughout IOD, you’ll find innovative ways to learn about a wide array of technologies, from well-established DB2 to the new BLU Acceleration. I’ve been particularly focused on BLU Acceleration the last few months, and I’m eager to dig in while in Las Vegas.

Analytics and In-memory Technologies - Session Preview

October 28, 2013  |  Length: 5:29

Rachel Bland, senior product manager for IBM Business Analytics, describes one of the many sessions on Analytics at Information On Demand 2013. This session will focus on IBM's latest in-memory technologies and how we're making them easier to use. Key points of this session are:

Certification at IOD

October 25, 2013 by Susan Weaver

All registered customers and IBM Business Partners are eligible for one complimentary exam from the Information Management, Business Analytics and Enterprise Content Management catalog. Take advantage of this and everything else IOD has to offer!