The PartnerWorld Profiling System (PPS) is the online system that helps you maintain and support your IBM® PartnerWorld® relationships. The system lets you view and update your PartnerWorld profile, including Worldwide enterprise, Country enterprise(s), Location(s) and Employee(s). PPS is also the central area to access information on agreements, benefits and relationships with IBM.
Changes you make in PPS will be fed to other IBM PartnerWorld applications, such as Business Partner Connections and the Global Partner Portal. PPS is the single source reflecting your relationships and entitlements with IBM, and is used by other IBM Business Partner applications to validate your company's authorization.
PPS works in a hierarchy with the following logic:
PPS is the single source for all your company profiles updates. This system is a valuable resource that can be referenced by a variety of key stakeholders at your company including, the Primary Relationship Contact (PRC), Authorized Profile Administrator (APA) and other individual employees.
As you proceed through this guide, you will learn how to create, view and edit your company's Worldwide and Country enterprises, locations and employees profiles. Depending upon your role or the role assigned to you, you may be able to execute different functions, such as view only, or update profiles, including your own profile in PPS.
PPS User Guide standards and conventions
To make this Web guide easier to read, the following convention has been used:
Please note as you navigate the PartnerWorld Profiling System (PPS):
The PartnerWorld Profiling System is available in the following languages: English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, Canadian French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Columbian Spanish. The User Guide is available in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Canadian French, Colombian Spanish, and Russian.
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PPS User Guide elements. Additional information on how to navigate, view or update your profile(s) within the PartnerWorld Profiling System is available by clicking on the links below.