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Learn more about the Ready for IBM Social Business technical validation.

Q: What is Ready for IBM Social Business technical validation?

A: This validation gives ISVs and system integrators a process to integrate their solutions with the IBM Social Business platform. This enhanced technical validation for Business Partners replaces and combines two older validations:

Q: What are the benefits of the Ready for IBM Social Business technical validation?

A: IBM Business Partners gain the following benefits:

Q: What are the criteria for achieving the Ready for IBM Social Business technical validation?

A: To achieve the Ready for IBM Social Business technical validation, you must meet the following criteria:

Q: If I'm new to the Ready for IBM Social Business technical validation, what steps do I need to take to validate my solution?

A: Follow the Ready for IBM Social Business validation process.

You can also obtain a Lotus Greenhouse ID to enable you to publish your solution entries in the IBM Collaboration Solutions Catalog.

Q: How is the Ready for IBM Social Business technical validation performed?

A: Your technical validation will be performed through an IBM Innovation Center. Once you have nominated your solution, an IBM solution specialist will contact you directly to schedule a web conference. During the conference, you will have about 30 minutes to demonstrate your working solution as you described it in the nomination form.

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