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Conferences and Bluemix give faculty advantages

Congratulate the IBM Watson University Competition winners

Student-entrepreneur teams from 8 universities applied Watson technologies to solve industry-specific challenges. The winning team from U of Texas at Austin received $100,000 in seed funding to help launch their startup company, CallScout, based on their Watson app, which offers improved citizen services. Look for CallScout at the SXSW Conference March 13-22 in Austin, TX.

What you might have missed at InterConnect 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Combining Impact, Pulse, and Innovate conferences into one software event, IBM InterConnect 2015 (February 22-26) explored the best that IBM offers in cloud, mobile, DevOps, security, asset management, internet of things, application integration, smarter process, and more.

Immerse yourself in IBM Bluemix

Check out the Bluemix resources under the new Platform as a service teaching topic. Download faculty guides, labs, and more resources that provide you step-by-step information to teach your students how to leverage Bluemix: IBM's next generation cloud platform.

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