2020-2021 IBM Developer partnership program – IBM Developer


In December 2020, the IBM Developer staff determined to launch its first-ever Accomplice Developer Success Program. The thought for this program is straightforward: Collaborate with companions on co-hosted webinars to coach exterior builders concerning the values and advantages of IBM and associate applied sciences.

The companions that we determined to collaborate with have been both a part of the Hybrid Cloud Construct Workforce ecosystem, have been world system integrators (GSIs), unbiased software program distributors (ISVs), or a part of Crimson Hat Market. General, these are companions which are already deeply rooted within the IBM tech ecosystem, and the aim with this program is to focus on and share know-how insights.

For the reason that program’s conception, we’ve collaborated with greater than 10 completely different companions on 30+ Crowdcast.io webinars, attracting a median of over 200 attendees worldwide. We’ve got additionally began collaborating with companions in varied geographic areas and languages, akin to Latin America, Europe, and the Center East. We’ve got begun live-streaming our classes throughout our YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch channels.

Certainly one of our program’s key advantages is to have our companions featured in IBM’s Digital Developer Convention and our annual world convention Assume. These conferences present immense publicity to the developer neighborhood and vary in varied subjects akin to information and AI, AIOps, and integration and safety.

It’s unimaginable to see how a lot this program has grown in lower than one 12 months. Beneath is a timeline, some highlights, and sources from a few of our greatest classes from this previous 12 months that will help you get a deeper perception into IBM Developer and associate collaborations.

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IBM Developer and Infosys

Infosys was one among our first companions on this program. IBM Developer Advocates Pooja Mistry and Mangesh Patanker collaborated with leaders Manisha and Balaji SK from Infosys on the next subjects and extra.

Modernize with containers: Migrate legacy Java functions

Image shows thumbnail of a session on learning ways to modernize applications and deploy on the cloud


Constructing cloud-native functions — 12 elements to cloud success

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IBM Developer and TCS

TCS has been an exquisite associate this 12 months within the automation and integration area. IBM Developer Advocate Pooja Mistry collaborated with TCS IBM Cloud Pak for Integration advisor Santhosh Ramanathan on a three-part collection about all of the merchandise inside IBM Cloud Pak for Integration.

Image shows screenshot of Pooja and Santhosh’s IBM Cloud Pak for Integration series podcast


IBM Developer and HCL

IBM Developer Advocates Ross Cruickshank and Ed Shee from IBM UK have been capable of collaborate with Jeff Bunagan and Daniel Vaughan, cloud architects from HCL, on a session on Kubernetes vs. Cloud Foundry.

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IBM Developer and Turbonomic and Instana

This was a two-part collection on observability with the Instana and Turbonomic platforms. For the reason that launch of this collaboration, each Instana and Turbonomic have been aquired by IBM. Instana Developer Advocate Chris Engelbert and IBM Developer Max Shapiro took on half 1 of the collection the place they constructed the muse of AIOps and significance of Observability.

Half 1: Street to enterprise observability

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Half 2: Observing utility efficiency

Half 2 was completed in collaboration with Eric Wright, Know-how Evangelist at Turbonomic, the place he did a deep-dive into observing utility efficiency.

Image shows screenshot of Part 2 - Observing Performance with Turbonomic


Each components 1 and a pair of of the Instana and Turbonomic classes have additionally been recreated in Spanish by our Latin American Developer Advocates Josefina Casanova (IBM), Julia Leyton (Instana), Carlos Castellanos (Turbonomic), Luis Dasilva (Turbonomic).


IBM Developer and Cloudera

Earlier this 12 months, IBM and Cloudera introduced that they’d associate collectively to create a brand new joint providing: Cloudera Knowledge Platform for IBM Cloud Pak for Knowledge, bringing collectively two main information platforms. This 12 months IBM Developer Advocate – Steve Martinelli and Fawaz Siddiqi collaborated with David Fowler from Cloudera on integration factors between Cloudera Knowledge Platform and IBM Cloud Pak for Knowledge.


IBM Developer and DataStax

This collaboration was completed by Patrick Callaghan – Accomplice CTO, DataStax and IBM Software program Engineer and Developer Advocate Mark Sturdevant. This was an insightful session on the facility of analyzing actual time eCommerce Knowledge with Apache Cassandra out there on IBM Cloud


IBM Developer and Twilio

IBM Developer Advocate Dave Nugent has constructed a three-part collection with Twilio Advocates Arthur Pham and Lizzie Siegle round all issues pure language and messaging. Try their first session, the place they collaborated with IBM Developer Advocates from Center East staff Mridul Bhandari and Khalil Faraj.

Simply combine your Watson Digital Assistant on WhatsApp with Twilio


Extra sources

There are such a lot of extra associate enabled sources out there. Digital Developer Conferences can be found without cost and on demand:

We hope you realized extra concerning the IBM Accomplice Developer Success Program. Try this weblog to be taught extra about valuing associate developer advocacy; comply with us on Crowdcast.io to remain updated with extra of our partner-driven occasions; and take a look at code patterns, studying paths, and tutorials on IBM Developer.


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