These are the key and elective integration products and industry standards you will use for integrating your IBM Media Enterprise Framework solution. The resource links provided can help you better understand the products or standards for your chosen capability area.
Courses listed are available in the US; some are self-paced or instructor-led. Check course descriptions for availability outside the US.
To qualify for framework validation, your solution must integrate at least one of the key products or industry standards, and at least one of the elective products or industry standards listed within one of these capability areas:
Business analytics and optimization
This capability area involves applying leading-edge algorithms and advanced mathematic assets, methods, and capabilities to help develop predictive analytics and business optimization. This helps clients enhance decision making about what markets to pursue, how to package and price offerings, and how to make operations more effective and efficient.
Elective integration products Products Resources Cognos 8 Business Intelligence Content Analytics ILOG Elixir ILOG JViews Enterprise Multiform Master Data Management Netezza WebSphere Business Events WebSphere Commerce
Business process transformation
This capability area involves modeling, managing, and optimizing business processes by leveraging a unique, standards-based SOA infrastructure that is "media aware" and can automate and orchestrate the flow of digital media content throughout an enterprise. This helps clients increase flexibility and visibility of business processes, reduce bottlenecks in production workflows, and improve distribution and sharing of information in real time.
Elective integration standards Standards Resources Adopt the Abstract Service Definition web services standard Elective integration products Products Resources IBM Workload Deployer (formerly WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance) ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio and ILOG ODM Enterprise ILOG Elixir Multiform Master Data Management Tivoli Access Manager Tivoli Business Service Manager Tivoli Directory Server Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Tivoli Identity Manager Tivoli Security Policy Manager WebSphere Business Monitor WebSphere Commerce WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances WebSphere Portal Server WebSphere Presence Server WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Infrastructure management and security
This capability area involves providing management tools that enable secure and optimized performance across all equipment, networks, systems, and channels.
Media, metadata, and information management
This capability area involves establishing a holistic and trusted view of information across the enterprise and integrate disparate systems with technology and processes to capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver data and unstructured content. This enables clients to reduce cycle time, improve customer service, and enhance decision making and overall business performance.
This capability area involves providing a broad spectrum of web-focused application solutions including visual design, user experience, and complex application development that enable clients to use Web 2.0 and advanced design principles to transform the customer experience and help create new revenue-generating opportunities.