2009 ibm academic initiative

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  • The benefits to universities and students are many: Easy access to open standards-based technologies and supporting resources Ongoing faculty development Increase in student placement Ensure that they have the most current, relevant curricula that map to the kinds of jobs that are expected, so schools can be attractive for enrollment, funding and growth
  • We have worked closely with colleagues in GBS and GTS, S&D, Recruiting, SWG, etc., to identify what we believe are “hot skills” for the IT jobs of tomorrow…and while there are many opportunities for IT graduates, we’re seeing a primary focus on students graduating with knowledge in areas such as SOA, Collaboration tools, IT Service Management, Large Systems Thinking, SSME and so on. This slides represents how each of these skill areas are complemented by IBM’s portfolio of brand offerings. So the benefits we’re providing via the IBM Academic Initiative complement the skill needs referenced here. Example of Rational in action: Architecture Management & Construction Top Products: Eclipse, Rational Application Developer, Rational Software Architect Course Examples: Chongqing University (China) - Rational application Developer Curriculum Jussieu University - (France) J2EE + Rational + WebSphere + Model Driven Development. Using Rational Software Architect 7.0 and WAS 6.1 (Students build a set of Eclipse plugins in micro-projects they run for me : ModelToModel + ModelToText transformations implemented RSA. These plugins mix core Eclipse technologies + the RSA-specific layer.) Quality Management/WebSecurity Top Products: Rational Performance Tester, Rational Functional Tester, Rational AppScan Course Examples: Xi'ian Electronic Science & Technology University (China)-Test Manager and RFT Curriculum University of MO - Rational Appscan NC State-Testing Curriculum on Rational Functional Tester, Rational Performance Tester and Jazz work What is Jazz? Developing software in a team is much like playing an instrument in a band. Both require a balance of collaboration and virtuosity. Jazz defines a vision for the way products can integrate to support this kind of collaborative work, and a technology platform to deliver on this vision. Jazz is an IBM Rational project to build a scalable, extensible team collaboration platform for integrating work across the phases of the development lifecycle. We believe Jazz will help teams build software more effectively while making the software development activity more productive and enjoyable. There will be a mini-conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico late April, early May. This multi-day conference was scheduled in San Juan to attract local developers and to invite the faculty of University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez to see our latest tools and technologies. Following the conference, there will be a visit to the campus, possibly including Ana Martinez, an IBM S&D Territory Director who is PEP exec for UPRM. UPRM now has a robust curriculum offering a number of courses that include Rational and other IBM products. The event scheduled below constitutes 4 Rational events, each repeated over the 2 days to give everyone an opportunity to attend them all. This event was requested by IBM S&D Southeast. Events such as this illustrate how the IBM Rational Technology Events team works to penetrate markets with Rational market messaging while simultaneously leveraging team resources to support the Academic Initiative and our partner universities to achieve the critical goal of seeding the market with IBM skills. Testing San Juan, Puerto Rico 30-Apr-2008 Security San Juan, Puerto Rico 30-Apr-2008 Architecture San Juan, Puerto Rico 30-Apr-2008 Requirements San Juan, Puerto Rico 30-Apr-2008 Security San Juan, Puerto Rico 01-May-2008 Architecture San Juan, Puerto Rico 01-May-2008 Requirements San Juan, Puerto Rico 01-May-2008 Testing San Juan, Puerto Rico 01-May-2008 “ What is SSME”? The service sector is becoming increasingly important throughout the developed world, in terms of both the amount of value added and numbers of employees. However, compared with the manufacturing industry, productivity in the service sector is low, and there have been consistent calls for its improvement. Additionally, the future effects of investment in services and the level of future predictability are also low for the service sector. As a result, both service providers and clients are highly dissatisfied with the current assessment and distribution of value that they feel should be attainable through investment in services. In response to this, a new concept has emerged, centered on IBM’s “service science” (now abbreviated as SSME, for services sciences, management, and engineering). The goal of service science is to increase the productivity of the service industry, promote innovation, and create greater validity and transparency when assessing the value of investments in services. Generally speaking, the service sector is based heavily on the intuition and experience of employees. Service science seeks to take these elements and examine them scientifically, investigating them through the use of existing academic disciplines in order to raise productivity and create visible assessments of investments. An example of such efforts would be improved future predictability of the effects and risks of service investments through the mathematical modeling of business processes, which in turn would lead to improved productivity.

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  • 1. IBM Academic Initiative http://www.ibm.com/academicinitiative http://www.ibm.com/in/university
  • 2. Overview
    • Partner with colleges and universities to drive open standards
    • Better educate millions of students for a more competitive IT workforce
    Goals: The IBM Academic Initiative is an innovative program to partner with colleges and universities worldwide.
    • Access to leading-edge, open standards-based technology
    • Access to world-class curriculum
    • Ongoing faculty skills development
    • Increase in student placement
    • Industry-leading certifications
    • Potential partnerships with IBM customers and Business Partners
    Benefits:
    • The Academic Initiative provides a broad range of offerings and benefits to faculties, including the latest technologies in open source and IBM software, hardware, course materials, training, technical support, and other resources.
    Providing:
    • Academic faculty for teaching and non-commercial research purposes
    For:
  • 3. Offerings
    • IBM middleware and tools
    • Access to IBM hardware
    • Course materials and textbooks
    • Curriculum assessment services
    • Education for faculty and IT staff
    • Certifications
    • Tutorials, articles and Redbooks
    • Forums, webcasts and newsletters
    ! NO CHARGE !
  • 4. The Great Mind Challenge (www.tgmc.in)
    • Opportunities:
    • Exposure to Real World projects
    • Free necessary software and materials
    • Remote support and mentoring
    • Win rewards & recognition at the National level
    • Develop entrepreneurship
    • IBM certification workshops & training sessions for students and faculties
    27 24 States covered 13737 11483 Teams Registered TGMC 2008 TGMC 2007
  • 5. Technologies, Products & Certifications Application Servers Transaction Processing Business Integration Service Oriented Architecture Data Management Data Management Content Management Business Intelligence Social Networking & Collaboration IT Service Management IT Lifecycle Management & Governance eMail, Messaging Portal Technology Social Software Security Management Storage Management System Management Process & Portfolio Management Change & Release Management Architecture Management WebSphere Information Management Lotus Tivoli Rational ibm.com/certify
  • 6. AI Workshops (partial list) Lotus Forms 3.5 Lotus Forms (2 days) SOA with WebSphere Business Modeler Service-Oriented Architecture (1 or 2 days) RSA OOAD with UML (2 Days) ITIL + TSMx + TMx + TPx Tivoli / IT (2 or 3 days) Infrastructure Workshops DB2 9 / SOA / RAD / Forms / TSM Certification trainings (3 Days each) (DB2 9 + RAD 7.5 + WAS 7) / (Lotus Forms + Tivoli CDP) TGMC Workshop (One / Two-day) DB2 9 + Eclipse/RAD + WASCE/WAS Community Edition One/Two day Workshop
  • 7. Center of Excellence (CoE)
    • Objectives :
    • Evolve open standards-based IT skills amidst Academia
    • Create learning enabled environment/ infrastructure
    • Build sustainable model for YOY trainings and update
    • Provide a venue for Academia to interact with business
    • KLN College of Engineering,Madurai
    • National Engineering College,Kovilpatti
    • Sathyabama University,Chennai
    • Thiagarajar College of Engineering,Madurai
    Tamilnadu Swami keshawanand Institute of Technology, Jaipur Rajasthan TRUBA Institute of Technology, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, Panipat Haryana Veer Narmad South Gujrat University, Surat Gujrat
  • 8. How to become a member Why bother to join? Members get access to a wider range of assets, are eligible for additional discounts and assistance, and build collaborative partnerships with IBM and other institutions in the open source community. Step 1: Register for a universal IBM ID and password. You will use this ID and password each time you want to access the benefits of the Academic Initiative that are only available to program members. You can also use it to access downloads, tutorials, webcasts, and similar resources at other IBM web sites. Step 2: Apply for an Academic Initiative membership. You already have a universal IBM ID and password. Now you just need to complete the membership application and accept the terms of our Program Agreement. This application will provide us with information about you, your institution, and the courses you teach
    • Only two steps are needed! Becoming a member of the Academic Initiative requires the following two steps. Be sure to complete both of them. Join now
    Membership in the IBM Academic Initiative is free and open to individual faculty members of qualified institutions. Membership lasts for one year but you can continually extend it by submitting a renewal form and telling us about your use of IBM software or educational materials. We will contact you twice a year for this information.
  • 9. Faculty members - Click here to join http://www.ibm.com/academicinitiative So that you can download AI Courseware & software
  • 10. for a universal IBM ID and password for an Academic Initiative membership Both Steps are compulsory.
  • 11. Important links:
    • Professional certification - ibm.com/certify
    • Student Opportunity System - ibm.com/university/opportunitysystem
    • Download IBM Courseware & Software - ibm.com/academicinitiative
    • AI activities in India - ibm.com/in/university
    • IBM developer resources – ibm.com/developerworks
    • Community topic spaces – (partial list)
      • Ajax http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/ajax
      • XForms http://ibm.com/developerworks/xml/xforms
      • Mashups http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/mashups
      • Virtualization http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/virtualization
      • Linux Security http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/linuxsecurity
      • IBM Web Innovation http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/ibmwebinnovation
      • SOA Best practices http://ibm.com/developerworks/soa/bestpractices
      • Game Development http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/gamedevelopment
      • Top PHP Resources http://ibm.com/developerworks/php
      • Accelerate Development http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/accelerate
      • Software Testing Briefing http://ibm.com/developerworks/briefings/testing
      • FEDSOA http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/fedsoa
      • Music Programming http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/algomusic
  • 12. Thank you for your interest ! Contact us: Devkant Aggarwal – Manager North ( [email_address] ) Vikas K Manoria – Technical Lead North ( [email_address] ) Paramantapa Dasgupta – Manager South ( [email_address] ) Saravanan Sekar - Technical Lead South ( [email_address] ) Mohammad M Shiddique – Manager Rational Program ( [email_address] )