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WebSphere Monthly Update

Five minutes. Five topics.
Tivoli Top 10 Update
For IBM Business Partners

Welcome to the monthly WebSphere Update. In less than five minutes, overview five key topics that can help you obtain required skills, create demand and progress sales.

WebSphere Greatest Hits Q3 2012

Topic #1 - Customer Case Studies for Your Use

WebSphere “Greatest Hits” delivers slides of approved case studies for your use. These customer ready slides provide a summary of WebSphere solutions that are resolving client business challenges and the benefits realized. The easy to use index organizes references by pillar, product, client need, geography and the top six industries. Simply copy the slide(s) into your customer presentations and start leveraging these case studies with your clients and prospects today!

IBM Software Business Partner 4Q Webcast

Topic #2 - Turning Opportunity into Profitability for a record-setting year-end!

‘Go for the gold' and take action now to ensure a record-setting finish to 2012! Join Mark Register, Vice President, Software Business Partners and Midmarket, and Shaun Jones, Vice President, Software Business Partner and Midmarket Marketing, for a webcast that will help you deliver your most successful year-end ever.

Get ready for the final sprint to year-end by registering for this webcast and adding it to your calendar. On your mark, get set, go!

WebSphere Business Partner Profit and Grow Call Series

Topic #3 - Leverage Proven Success with ISIS for Business Process Management and Decision Management

ISIS (ISSW Solution Implementation Standard) Methodology can now be licensed by our Business Partners, starting with Business Process Management (BPM) and Decision Management. The ISIS applies IBM’s proven best practices to your projects and increases predictability, quality and risk mitigation when implementing a Quick Win Pilot or conducting a Discovery Workshop. The WebSphere Services Practice for Partners stands ready to help partners successfully use and implement WebSphere solutions with its three programs: (1) Do it for you, do it with you, (2) and (3) stand behind your team during implementation. The following topics will be discussed:

The replay will be posted shortly after the session on the PartnerWorld Profit and Grow Call Series page.

IBM Champion Program

Topic #4 - Now Open for WebSphere Nominations

Are you a terrific WebSphere Business Partner developer? Do you blog, write articles, actively participate in forums, etc.? In other words, are you a strong advocate of IBM's capabilities? Or do you know someone who is?

If so, we invite you to learn more about the IBM Champion Program.

An IBM Champion is an IT professional, business leader, developer, or educator who makes exceptional contributions to the technical community and influences and mentors others to help them make best use of IBM software, solutions, and services. The IBM Champion program recognizes these innovative thought leaders and rewards these contributors by amplifying their voices and increasing their spheres of influence.

Benefits of being selected as an IBM Champion
IBM Champions retain their title for one year, after which they can apply for renewal. In addition to merchandise customized with the IBM Champion logo, they also receive:

Nominate a Champion or contact Daphne de Flavia ( for more details. Nominations close October 15, 2012.

Global WebSphere Community

A Practitioner’s Perspective: IBM Mobile Strategy

Date: September 19, 2012
Time: 11:00 am EDT (GMT -4)

Acquire more insight into IBM's Mobile Strategy and discuss a practitioner's view from the field. Learn about Best Practices for Mobile Web, Hybrid, and Native Development. Discussions will include real world examples and cover topics such as Responsive Design, Mobile First, Mobile Testing, Multi-Channel, Web API's, and other related trends.

Register for this webcast to learn about:

This webcast is free, but requires pre-registration (link resides outside of

Webcast: Integration of IBM Operational Decision Management with WebSphere Message Broker

Date: September 27, 2012
Time: 11:00 am EDT (GMT -4)

Learn the value of integrating IBM Operational Decision Management (ODM) with WebSphere Message Broker (WMB) using the IAM9 SupportPac for Message Broker.

Covered in the webcast:

There will be a simple demonstration, followed by Q&A.

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