Big data. Smarter Analytics. Business insights that will help your clients outperform.
Those are just a few of the topics that you can expect to hear all about at Information On Demand 2012
. We are planning an exciting agenda for this year's conference, which takes place October 21-25 in Las Vegas, and Business Partners are at the heart of it. Here's everything you need to know right now about what's on the agenda:
Attend the Business Partner Summit
The Business Partner Summit
will take place just prior to the main conference on October 20-21. The Summit is your chance to get the inside scoop on product updates for Business Analytics,
Information Management, and Enterprise Content Management in advance of when they will be announced to your clients. It is also an opportunity to gain crucial insight into business strategy, key focus areas and new market opportunities. The agenda will feature:
- General Session and focused breakout sessions Business Analytics,
Information Management and Enterprise Content Management
- Opportunities to explore product roadmaps, interact with demos
and participate in technical deep-dives that can help answer clients’
most compelling questions
- One-on-one meetings with key IBM executives
- Networking with peers, thought leaders and technical gurus
And the really fabulous news? The Business Partner Summit is complimentary to all IBM Business Partners -- you'll just need to register in order to attend.
Participate in the EXPO
Sponsoring and exhibiting in the EXPO
are great ways to connect with potential clients while at Information On Demand. The EXPO promises to be a hub of activity, with over 11,000 attendees at this year's conference, so this is a prime location to showcase your products and solutions. Save on a variety of sponsorship packages when you commit by August 31.
Connect and Learn in the Business Partner Cafe
The Business Partner Café
is a place to network and meet informally with IBM program and product experts. IBM experts will be on hand to answer your questions about Business Partner programs, tools, offerings, and benefits. Breakout areas and private meeting spaces will also be available, so you can schedule or host an impromptu meeting. Stay tuned for more information on how to reserve a meeting space.
Gain Much Deserved Recognition with a Business Partner Award
Stay tuned for more info on how you can nominate your company for an Information Management, Business Analytics or Enterprise Content Management Business Partner Award.
Update 8/13/12: Nominations are now open for the Information Management Business Partner Awards across three categories: Information Management Solution Excellence Award, CTO Innovation Award and Rookie of the Year. Submit your nominations before September 6, 2012. For details on the Business Analytics or Enterprise Content Management Awards, contact your IBM representative.
Update 9/05/12: An additional award category has been added (Information Management Integration Excellence), and the deadline for nominations has been extended to September 13, 2012. Ask your IBM representative to help you submit a nomination.