Everything IBM Business Partners Need to Know About Pulse 2011
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Though the year is drawing to a close, planning is well underway for Pulse 2011, IBM's Integrated Service Management event. Here's an overview of everything IBM Business Partners need to know about Pulse right now:
The early bird special has ended, so hopefully, many of you have already registered. However, there is still plenty of time to register for this event at the standard rate; just be sure to register before February 24, 2011 in order to avoid late registration fees.
There are many reasons for partners to sponsor at Pulse, including increased visibility for your company, a chance to showcase your innovative solutions, and opportunities to network with peers, clients and potential prospects. There are a variety of packages available at every price point. More information is available on the Pulse 2011 sponsorship page, or partners can contact Bob Melton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IBM Tivoli Business Partner Summit
This year's Business Partner Summit will take place on Sunday, February 27, 2011. This event, prior to the general conference kickoff, will feature an exclusive look at Tivoli's strategy for the upcoming year, as well as many sessions designed to help business partners improve performance and grow business in 2011. Topics for the summit sessions have already been announced, so you can take a look at the agenda on the conference website.
Proven Practice Workshops
New this year, Proven Practice Workshops are mini-workshops designed to help you share and uncover best practices with leading Tivoli Service experts.
To stay up to date on all things Pulse, you can also join the Pulse Community on IBM.com and follow the community blog. Check out Beverly Lowry's guest post on December 2nd, featuring a personal invitation to Pulse from IBM's own Sandy Carter. You can also check out Pulse 2011 on Facebook and Twitter.
Show Your Pulse Pride
Let others know you're going to Pulse by displaying these cool buttons and banners on your website, blog, or email signature.
I'll be posting more updates on Pulse 2011 as the become available, including information on Business Partner Award Nominations. Stay tuned!