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Why computers are cool   high school audience - 2010-12-01 Why computers are cool high school audience - 2010-12-01 Presentation Transcript

  • School Name Goes Here November 19, 2010Computer Science Copyright © 2010 IBM Corporation 2007 All rights reserved All rights reserved
  • November 21, 2008 My name is Willie Favero and I have the greatest job in the world. I also have………. Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 2 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Me… I have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science ● Buffalo State College And I work for IBM ► I’m a database specialist ● I’ve been doing database stuff for 30+ years ♦ DB2 to be specific (now) ● I sell database software ● I install database software ● I fix database software ● I teach how to use database software ● I write about database software ● I talk about database software ♦ All over the world ► I can program ♦ Although I prefer not to Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 3 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 So… Why a Computer Career? Can make good money ●Some jobs pay better than others of course No travel Some travel Lots of travel (see next slide for where I have been) And the job can be ►Fun, Exciting, Challenging, Rewarding, Great for your Ego, and much more… Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 4 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • AK HI NYJuneau November 21, 2008 175 Cities in 23 Countries on 5 Continents Honolulu BrooklynAL Kailua-Kona BuffaloBirmingham Lahaina CheektowagaFort Rucker Maui Lake GeorgeMontgomery IA New York CityAR Des Moines Niagara FallsLittle Rock IL Watertown PoughkeepsieAZ ChicagoPhoenix OH Springfield CincinnatiScottsdale Bloomington ClevelandTempe IN ColumbusTucson Indianapolis DaytonCA KS OKAnaheim Kansas City Oklahoma CityBeverly Hills Topeka ORCarmel Wichita PortlandLaguna Beach KY PALong Beach Bowling Green CarlisleLos Angeles Louisville HarrisburgMonterey LA HersheyNapa Baton Rouge King of PrussiaNewport Beach New Orleans MalvernSacramento MA PhiladelphiaSan Diego Pittsburgh BostonSan Francisco RI Springfield NewportSan Jose Sturbridge SCSanta Barbara MD CharlestonSanta Cruz Baltimore ColumbiaSanta Monica Columbia GreenvilleSonoma Gaithersburg TNCO MN GatlinburgBoulder Minneapolis JacksonBreckenridge St Paul MemphisColorado Springs MO NashvilleDenverEnglewood Branson Columbia TX Austin Australia, Melbourne, Canberra, Portugal, LisbonCTHartford Kansas City College Station Coppell Sydney, Brisbane, Greece, Athens Saint LouisNew Haven Springfield Dallas Fort Worth Cairns, Canberra Switzerland, Geneva, ZurichDC MSWashington DC Jackson Galveston Houston Japan, Tokyo Germany, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf,FL NCClearwater Charlotte La Grange San Antonio China, Hong Kong HamburgCocoa BeachDaytona Beach NE Lincoln Spring UT Singapore, Singapore Netherlands, Den Haag, AmsterdamFort Lauderdale OmahaJacksonville NJ Salt Lake City VA Brazil, Brasilia Belgium, BrusselsKissimmeeMiami Atlantic City Mahwah Richmond Virginia Beach Norway, Tromsø, Oslo France, Paris, NiceMiami BeachNaples Newark Paramus Williamsburg WA Finland, Helsinki Monaco, Monte-CarloOrlandoPanama City Parsippany Redmond Seattle Sweden, Stockholm Canada, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, NMSarasota Albuquerque WI Appleton Poland, Warsaw Quebec CityTampa Santa FeGA NV Green Bay Madison Denmark, CopenhagenAtlanta Las Vegas Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSavannah 31Slide 5 of Reno Milwaukee Italy, Florence, Rome reserved All rights IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 More on Picking Computers as a Career? Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 6 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Where might your future be… Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 7 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 How About Something with Computers? Someone has to… Design them Program them Market them Sell them All of them, no matter what kind of computer they are… Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 8 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 And Right Now, A Recession Proof Career* Industries with the highest job growth projected through the year 2016 3 – Technology Experts ► Network Administrators, computer software engineers, mainframe specialist 2 – Education ► Postsecondary teachers, elementary school teachers, day care teachers, substitute teachers 1 – Health care ► Doctors, nurses, technology specialist, medical assistants http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/26928164#26928164 *Government Forecast and Bureau of Labor Statistics Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 9 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Computers are everywhere Sometimes they’re obvious…. And sometimes They’re not!!! Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 10 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Did you know… IBM inside them all Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 11 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Did you know… Software Engineer Graphic’s Designer Sales Nintendo Revolution Gameplay Programmer Artist Graphic’s Programmer Playstation 3 Media Specialist Marketing Animator Quality Assurance Game Designer Xbox 360 Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 12 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 And even in cars… Car’s assembly Getting parts to the Assembly Plant Even the car’s performance How the car functions Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 13 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 14 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008Then… Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 15 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 And now… Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 16 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 However… Computers do NOT run by themselves Computers need people… All different kinds of people Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 17 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Shortage of required skills in the marketplace Newly declared computer- science majors down 32% The number of job openings for Information Technology professionals nationwide has increased by 47.6% from 2004 to 2006 Approximately 70 million Baby Boomers will exit the workforce during the next 15 years, with only 40 million workers coming in The need for Information Technology professionals is greater than ever. SkillProff,Watson Wyatt, Monster.com; U.S. Department of Labor; Bureau of Labor Statistics; Information Technology Assoc of Amer; Computerworld Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 18 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 We know those original computer technicians want to retire and go surfing! 60 53.3 50 % Respondents (n=800) 40 30 22.2 20 13.2 10 6.5 4.8 0 <5 yrs 5 - 10 yrs 10 - 15 yrs 15 - 20 yrs 20+ yrs Years of z/OS or OS/390 Experience 53% of mainframe workers have 20+ years Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 19 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 The most important thing to remember Any career in computers starts with a college degree ●Associates or ●Bachelors or ●Masters They’ll all work, but you need to have at least one Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 20 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 San Jacinto Community College Business software and office technology Computer science Database Design Desktop support Network administration Multimedia computer animation Programming Security Simulation and Gaming Technology Web Development Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 21 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Houston Community College Computer Programming Computer & Information Technology Administration Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications Digital Gaming & Simulation Geographic Information Science Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 22 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 University of Houston Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with business Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with science Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with software design Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Computer Science Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 23 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Where Might We Be Without Computers? Your airplane might not land safely (air traffic control) Your ATM would not give you $$ (banks all over the world) There would not be any websites for the Olympics You would not find what you wanted on at the super store. (product distribution) Your email would not arrive. (manufacturing and design processes) You could not buy something online (transaction processing) You could not trade stock (database updates) Trains could not run everywhere (virtual Linux servers) Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 24 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Where Might We Be Without Computers? You would not get your paycheck (payroll processing) Hospitals could not find get patient records You could not get your prescription filled Your FedEx /UPS package would not ship The Shuttle would not take off. The CIA would be in a panic. No one would know how fast serves are at Wimbledon! The internet would not work. Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 25 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Technology careers in IBM If time allows… Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 26 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Technology careers in IBM Hardware ► Chip design ► Server design ► Storage (disk, tape) ► Support Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 27 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Technology careers in IBM Hardware Software ► Chip ► Operating Systems design ► Middleware ► Server ● Database design ● System Tools ► Storage (disk, tape) ● Web Serving Tools ► Support ► Support ► Technical Writer Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 28 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Technology careers in IBM Hardware Software Services ► Chip ► Operating Systems ► IT Consulting design ► Middleware ► Installation / ► Server ● Database maintenance design ► Outsourcing ● System Tools ► Storage of IT (disk, tape) ● Web Serving Tools ► Support ► Support ► Technical Writer Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 29 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Technology careers in IBM Hardware Software Services Sales & ► Chip ► Operating Systems ► IT Consulting Marketing design ► Middleware ► Installation / ► Software ► Server ● Database maintenance ► Hardware design Outsourcing ● System Tools ► ► Services ► Storage of IT ● Web Serving ► Finance (disk, tape) Tools ► Support ► Support ► Technical Writer Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 30 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative
  • November 21, 2008 Copyright © 2010 IBM CorporationSlide 31 of 31 All rights reserved IBM Academic Initiative