We're here to guide you

Finding a clear path forward to meet the evolving market needs of your clients can be demanding. You've explored countless solutions and products but wonder if it is adding value to your companies. We understand what it takes to help clients thrive in the digital era. With IBM as your partner, you can further grow your business with exclusive sales enablement tools, education, benefits and much more.

 

We're here to guide you

Finding a clear path forward to meet the evolving market needs of your clients can be demanding. You've explored countless solutions and products but wonder if it is adding value to your companies. We understand what it takes to help clients thrive in the digital era. With IBM as your partner, you can further grow your business with exclusive sales enablement tools, education, benefits and much more.

We're here to guide you

Finding a clear path forward to meet the evolving market needs of your clients can be demanding. You've explored countless solutions and products but wonder if it is adding value to your companies. We understand what it takes to help clients thrive in the digital era. With IBM as your partner, you can further grow your business with exclusive sales enablement tools, education, benefits and much more.

Celebrating your every step

Every element, tool and resource of the PartnerWorld program is there to provide you with a roadmap to demonstrate your competencies and advance you through program levels — so you can maximize your benefits.

Registered

Registered

Join PartnerWorld and get immediate access to benefits including:

  • Online training
  • Global Solution Directory
  • Third-party discounts
Silver

Silver

Gain additional access to benefits including:

  • Digital content marketing
  • Business Partner marks
  • Training vouchers
Gold

Gold

Unlock several higher-value program benefits including:

  • Event packages
  • Partnership Executive
  • Program Concierge support
Platinum

Platinum

Receive access to the most exclusive set of benefits including:

  • A seat at the Senior IBM Executive Roundtables
  • A consult with an IBM technical expert
Registered

Registered

Join PartnerWorld and get immediate access to benefits including:

  • Online training
  • Global Solution Directory
  • Third-party discounts
Silver

Silver

Gain additional access to benefits including:

  • Digital content marketing
  • Business Partner marks
  • Training vouchers
Gold

Gold

Unlock several higher-value program benefits including:

  • Event packages
  • Partnership Executive
  • Program Concierge support
Platinum

Platinum

Receive access to the most exclusive set of benefits including:

  • A seat at the Senior IBM Executive Roundtables
  • A consult with an IBM technical expert

Achieving competencies

When you earn a competency, you are recognized as a top Business Partner within the program. You also earn additional competency specific benefits from us to continue building your business.

What is a competency?

Competencies are capabilities identified by PartnerWorld that are essential for developing the expertise to deliver high-value solutions — differentiating you from your competition.

How do you earn a competency?

There are three criteria to earning a competency:

  1. Skills
  2. Resources
  3. Sales success (competency-specific)

How many competencies are there?

There are over 40 different Competencies available within the following product, solutions and services categories:

  • Analytics Platform
  • Analytics Solutions
  • Cloud
  • IBM Global Financing
  • Security
  • Services
  • Social
  • Systems
  • Watson
  • Watson Customer Engagement
  • Watson Internet of Thing

 

Your journey doesn't end here

The journey through PartnerWorld is filled with rewarding benefits and training along the way.

Program benefits

Get rewarded with benefits that increase in value based on your achievements.

Training and support

Align your business with world-class training and expertise when you need it.

Access a portfolio with the depth and breadth to help you grow

Access a portfolio with the depth and breadth to help you grow.

Stay up to date with all the latest announcements and updates

Stay up to date with all the latest announcements and updates.