Upcoming events

IBM Blockchain Concepts

September 25, 2020

This is a follow on to the workshop from previous day. Today we will focus on IBM Blockchain Platform, look at its business use for our partners, examine its technical aspects and perform a lab in which you will gain some first hand hands-on experience. This and yesterdays workshop provide a complete introduction to this topic. We will explain the technology and use cases, business values and adoption patterns.

Introduction to Cloud Pak for Integration

October 1, 2020

IBM Cloud Pak for Integration offers a single unified platform for your integration needs: API lifecycle, application and data integration, enterprise messaging, event streaming and high-speed data transfer. It is ideal for integration projects and innovation deploying integration capabilities such as API Connect, APP Connect, MQ, IBM Event Streams, Aspera and DataPower easily and simply on Red Hat OpenShift environment almost anywhere: on any public cloud, private cloud and also on premises.

Introduction to API Connect with Cloud Pak for Integration

October 2, 2020

API Connect is a tool that helps quickly configure your API management solution and create new APIs from existing business assets or cloud services through configuration and a no-coding approach. It is available as part of the Cloud Pak for Integration. API Connect manages your APIs with business-level controls by setting varying levels of consumption entitlements and managing the application developer. Transform and grow your business with insights through detailed analytics with structured filtered searches and navigation capabilities.

Data Virtualization with Cloud Pak for Data

October 6, 2020

This workshop helps to gain understanding of Data Virtualization, one of the IBM Cloud Pak for Data's key capabilities. Learn how to make your data ready for an AI and multicloud world with the IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform - an open and extensible platform that runs on any cloud. During this 3-hour instructor led workshop, you'll gain experience with the Data Virtualization capability of Cloud Pak for Data. You will learn how to view, access, manipulate and analyze data without the need to know or understand its physical format or location through Data Virtualization.

Unlock Hidden Value of Your Text Data with Watson Discovery

October 7, 2020

IBM's Watson Discovery is an AI search technology that eliminates data silos and retrieves information buried inside enterprise data. Watson Discovery applies the latest breakthroughs in machine learning, including natural language processing capabilities, and is easily trained to your domain. With the flexibility of the IBM Cloud, users can operate anywhere. Watson Discovery Service is delivered as a suite of APIs that aims to make it easier for users to load and analyze their data, even if they don't have an advanced degree in data science.

Data Governance with Cloud Pak for Data

October 9, 2020

During this 3-hour instructor led workshop, you'll gain experience with the data governance capability of Cloud Pak for Data. You will learn how to make your data ready for an AI and multicloud world with the IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform - an open and extensible platform that runs on any cloud. You will discover how this platform can accelerate your journey to AI to transform how your business operates.

Cloud Pak for Automation Overview

October 13, 2020

In this session, you 'll learn how the IBM Automation Platform for Digital Business can help transform the way you handle your content and processes. The IBM Automation Platform for Digital Business is an integrated platform of five automation capabilities that assist business people drive virtually all types of automation projects at speed and scale from highly repetitive and administrative to more personalized, expert-level work.

Data Science Practical Use Case with Watson Studio on Cloud

October 21, 2020

A practical use-case implementation where we show how to infuse Data Science and AI into a business application using Watson Studio, Cognos embedded dashboarding, Watson Machine Learning and AutoAI. In this workshop, you will go through an end-to-end scenario where Data Science and AI technology will be applied to enhance an application.

Get Insight into Text Data with Watson Natural Language Understanding

October 22, 2020

Watson Natural Language Understanding is a cloud native product that uses deep learning to extract from text metadata such as entities, keywords, categories, concepts, sentiment, emotion, relations, and syntax. With this advanced natural language processing (NLP) service, IBM gives developers the tools to process and extract valuable insights from unstructured data using Watson APIs.

Train Text Annotators with Watson Knowledge Studio and Machine Learning

October 27, 2020

Why is it hard to teach computers to understand natural language? It is the ambiguous nature of languages and the domain specific terminology that makes it hard to reduce the task to programming systems. Further, it is a challenge for domain experts and developers to collaborate and work together. In this workshop you will gain an understanding and appreciation of IBM Watson Knowledge Studio, a cloud-based application that enables developers and domain experts to collaborate and create custom annotator components to identify mentions and relations in unstructured text.

Data Operations with Watson Machine Learning and AutoAI

October 28, 2020

This webinar will give the participant an understanding and practical experience of DataOps capabilities provided by Watson AutoAI and Watson Machine Learning. AutoAI and Watson Machine Learning are part of Watson Studio's DataOps services, providing automated Machine Learning pipeline composition and deployment.

Analyze Data in Motion Using Stream Computing

November 3, 2020

We will explore two of the IBM Cloud services that are used to implement data-in-motion analytics. After presenting the overall architecture and goals of Data in Motion and Stream Analytics, we will more particularly explore the capabilities of the Kafka-derived IBM Event Streams, an event-oriented streaming bus. We will provide an overview presentation followed by a practical hands-on lab conducted on IBM Cloud. In the second half, we will look into the IBM Streams Designer service offered through IBM CloudPak for Data on IBM public Cloud.

Introduction to IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

November 4, 2020

When working with multiple clusters on different clouds (public and/or private), you need to provide visibility, governance and automation to manage efficiently all these clusters and clouds. IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management is the right solution to help you to manage your multicloud environment.

Manage Your Cloud Apps with Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

November 5, 2020

This workshop is a follow on to Introduction to IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management. Today, we will dive into application management, security, compliance, observability and monitoring in multicloud environment.

Computer Vision using Watson Visual Recognition

November 6, 2020

Image recognition and understanding is one of the key topics in AI. Examples span from detecting specific type of plants, counting chickens in a farm, automatic processing of car damage claims for insurance or self-driving cars. This workshop includes lectures and discussions on how the IBM Watson Visual Recognition service on IBM Cloud can help you achieve your goal. Hands-on exercises provide the opportunity for attendees to learn by using the IBM Watson Visual Recognition service.

Develop Chatbots with Watson Assistant, Part 1: Use Cases and Design 

November 9, 2020

This is the first of the 5 workshops about building virtual agents (chatbots) with the IBM Watson Assistant (WA). In this session, you will find out use cases for different industries and see associated case studies. You will learn why it's essential to take time to design your solution properly, i.e. define the right positioning, viewpoint, proactivity and tone to provide the best experiences to your target users. You will finish with an overview of the implementation cycle of WA, followed by demonstrations.

AI Fairness and Explainability with Watson OpenScale on CloudPak for Data

November 10, 2020

This remote webinar with demo and hands-on labs will give the participant an understanding and practical experience of the AIs fairness, explainability, bias detection and mitigation provided by Watson OpenScale and Watson Machine Learning. After a refresher on Machine Learning and AI operational challenges, we will show how Watson OpenScale enables the AI model operations teams and stakeholders to monitor their deployed AI models and detected and mitigate bias.

Develop Chatbots with Watson Assistant, Part 2: Key Concepts and Features

November 11, 2020

This is the second of the 5 workshops about building virtual agents (chatbots) with the IBM Watson Assistant (WA). The second session is dedicated to the presentation of the key concepts of WA, such as intents, entities, context variables, dialog. You are going to work with WA on IBM cloud to create the foundation of your future user experiences. You will also work with all features which enables you to speed up the training of your AI model.

Introduction to IBM Cloud Pak for Applications and OpenShift

November 16, 2020

We will show you how you can move to microservices with DevOps and modernization toolkits. IBM Cloud Pak for Applications offers a complete, end-to-end environment to speed up app development for for Kubernetes and access cloud services. With Cloud Pack for Applications, you can easily install a Red Hat OpenShift cluster to develop, transform, modernize and deploy new Cloud Native applications and microservices.

Data Virtualization with Cloud Pak for Data

November 17, 2020

This workshop helps to gain understanding of Data Virtualization, one of the IBM Cloud Pak for Data's key capabilities. Learn how to make your data ready for an AI and multicloud world with the IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform - an open and extensible platform that runs on any cloud. During this 3-hour instructor led workshop, you'll gain experience with the Data Virtualization capability of Cloud Pak for Data. You will learn how to view, access, manipulate and analyze data without the need to know or understand its physical format or location through Data Virtualization.

Move to Microservices with IBM Cloud Pak for Applications - DevOps and App Modernization

November 18, 2020

This is a follow on workshop to Introduction to IBM Cloud Pak for Applications and OpenShift. We will show you how you can move to microservices with DevOps and modernization toolkits. IBM Cloud Pak for Applications offers a complete, end-to-end environment to speed up app development for for Kubernetes and access cloud services. With Cloud Pack for Applications, you can easily install a Red Hat OpenShift cluster to develop, transform, modernize and deploy new Cloud Native applications and microservices. In this workshop, we will focus on IBM Transformation Advisor, Kabanero, Codewind, Appsody and Tekton.

Data Governance with Cloud Pak for Data

November 19, 2020

During this 3-hour instructor led workshop, you'll gain experience with the data governance capability of Cloud Pak for Data. You will learn how to make your data ready for an AI and multicloud world with the IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform - an open and extensible platform that runs on any cloud. You will discover how this platform can accelerate your journey to AI to transform how your business operates.

IBM Blockchain Value Proposition

November 20, 2020

Introduction to Blockchain, its value for businesses, and how can IBM help our partners be successful. Blockchain receives nowadays a great amount of interest, especially from the Fintech community. But blockchain can also bring value to other industries, like healthcare, retail or manufacturing. This and tomorrows workshop provide a complete introduction to this topic. We will explain the technology and use cases, business values and adoption patterns. We will also present IBM's value proposition, clarifying how our offering can help partners to move forward and be successful.

Develop Chatbots with Watson Assistant, Part 3: Create a Dialog

November 23, 2020

This is the third of the 5 workshops about building virtual agents (chatbots) with the IBM Watson Assistant (WA). The third session will be the opportunity to learn how to design your conversation behavior in WA, how to clarify a user request or ask him more details to finalize the answer. You will build a human like interaction with WA Dialog.

IBM Blockchain Concepts

November 24, 2020

This is a follow on to the workshop IBM Blockchain Value Proposition. Today we will focus on IBM Blockchain Platform, look at its business use for our partners, examine its technical aspects and perform a lab in which you will gain some first hand hands-on experience. This and yesterdays workshop provide a complete introduction to this topic. We will explain the technology and use cases, business values and adoption patterns.

Develop Chatbots with Watson Assistant, Part 4: Integration with UI and Other Apps

November 26, 2020

This is the fourth of the 5 workshops about building virtual agents (chatbots) with the IBM Watson Assistant (WA). With WA you can leverage pre-build integration with Social networks, Help-desk solutions or embed your conversation in your Web site without any development. It can also look for answers in dedicated knowledge bases by integrating Watson Discovery. This session is built to provide you all information to do all of these with minimum effort and give some tips to manage critical data.

Computer Vision using IBM and Open Source Tools

November 27, 2020

Image recognition and understanding is one of the key topics in AI. Examples span from detecting specific type of plants, counting chickens in a farm, automatic processing of car damage claims for insurance or self-driving cars. In the July 2 workshop we cover Watson Visual Recognition service on IBM Cloud. In this workshop we will cover some other IBM tools and Open Source tools that can help you achieve your goals. We'll show some examples and talk about the algorithms that are under the hood Artificial Neural Network used for image understanding. Then it'll be your time to do hands-on exercises using various tools and create your own solution.

Develop Chatbots with Watson Assistant, Part 5: Analyze and Improve Your Bot

November 30, 2020

This is the fifth of the 5 workshops about building virtual agents (chatbots) with the IBM Watson Assistant (WA). Before any deployment of your WA solution you should assess its machine learning model built with your training set. In this session we propose several options to test your WA by leveraging Watson Studio. You will execute these tests using Jupyter Notebooks.

Introduction to IBM Cloud Pak for Applications and OpenShift

December 1, 2020

We will show you how you can move to microservices with DevOps and modernization toolkits. IBM Cloud Pak for Applications offers a complete, end-to-end environment to speed up app development for for Kubernetes and access cloud services. With Cloud Pack for Applications, you can easily install a Red Hat OpenShift cluster to develop, transform, modernize and deploy new Cloud Native applications and microservices.

Introduction to Cloud Pak for Integration

December 2, 2020

IBM Cloud Pak for Integration offers a single unified platform for your integration needs: API lifecycle, application and data integration, enterprise messaging, event streaming and high-speed data transfer. It is ideal for integration projects and innovation deploying integration capabilities such as API Connect, APP Connect, MQ, IBM Event Streams, Aspera and DataPower easily and simply on Red Hat OpenShift environment almost anywhere: on any public cloud, private cloud and also on premises.

Move to Microservices with IBM Cloud Pak for Applications - DevOps and App Modernization

December 3, 2020

This is a follow on workshop to Introduction to IBM Cloud Pak for Applications and OpenShift. We will show you how you can move to microservices with DevOps and modernization toolkits. IBM Cloud Pak for Applications offers a complete, end-to-end environment to speed up app development for for Kubernetes and access cloud services. With Cloud Pack for Applications, you can easily install a Red Hat OpenShift cluster to develop, transform, modernize and deploy new Cloud Native applications and microservices. In this workshop, we will focus on IBM Transformation Advisor, Kabanero, Codewind, Appsody and Tekton.

Introduction to API Connect with Cloud Pak for Integration

December 4, 2020

API Connect is a tool that helps quickly configure your API management solution and create new APIs from existing business assets or cloud services through configuration and a no-coding approach. It is available as part of the Cloud Pak for Integration. API Connect manages your APIs with business-level controls by setting varying levels of consumption entitlements and managing the application developer. Transform and grow your business with insights through detailed analytics with structured filtered searches and navigation capabilities.

Have Watson Chatbot Answer the Phone

December 7, 2020

In this workshop, you learn how to instantiate and manage a Voice Agent based on IBM technologies. Chatbots are increasingly popular but cannot be accessed without a computer or a smart phone. How can you enable people with a simple phone to access automated agents ? If you are looking to add a phone channel to your conversational agents, come and participate to this workshop.

Introduction to IBM Hybrid Cloud Technologies

December 8, 2020

This workshop helps you learn to work with hybrid clouds and container technologies including Docker, Kubernetes, Helm and OpenShift across different private and public clouds. Participants will use Open source solutions, IBM technologies to learn how to build hybrid cloud applications based on containers.

Introduction to IBM Events Streams (Kafka) with Cloud Pak for Integration

December 9, 2020

IBM Event Streams is is a high-throughput message bus, a fully managed service built with the open source Apache Kafka project. It is available as part of the Cloud Pak for Integration. Event Streams is optimized for event ingestion into event stream distribution between your services and applications. Event Streams supports all of the Kafka APIs including Kafka Streams and Kafka Connect. It leverages the availability zone support from the Kubernetes Service to ensure that in an unlikely event of an entire zone being unavailable, your applications will continue to work uninterrupted.

IBM Hybrid Cloud Implementation

December 10, 2020

This workshop is a follow on to Introduction to IBM Hybrid Cloud Technologies. Today, we will focus on Hybrid clouds, IBM Cloud Paks, multi-cloud management, DevOps and pertaining implementation.

Data Virtualization with Cloud Pak for Data

December 11, 2020

This workshop helps to gain understanding of Data Virtualization, one of the IBM Cloud Pak for Data's key capabilities. Learn how to make your data ready for an AI and multicloud world with the IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform - an open and extensible platform that runs on any cloud. During this 3-hour instructor led workshop, you'll gain experience with the Data Virtualization capability of Cloud Pak for Data. You will learn how to view, access, manipulate and analyze data without the need to know or understand its physical format or location through Data Virtualization.

Data Governance with Cloud Pak for Data

December 15, 2020

During this 3-hour instructor led workshop, you'll gain experience with the data governance capability of Cloud Pak for Data. You will learn how to make your data ready for an AI and multicloud world with the IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform - an open and extensible platform that runs on any cloud. You will discover how this platform can accelerate your journey to AI to transform how your business operates.

Data Science Practical Use Case with Watson Studio on Cloud

December 18, 2020

A practical use-case implementation where we show how to infuse Data Science and AI into a business application using Watson Studio, Cognos embedded dashboarding, Watson Machine Learning and AutoAI. In this workshop, you will go through an end-to-end scenario where Data Science and AI technology will be applied to enhance an application.

Data Operations with Watson Machine Learning and AutoAI

December 22, 2020

This webinar will give the participant an understanding and practical experience of DataOps capabilities provided by Watson AutoAI and Watson Machine Learning. AutoAI and Watson Machine Learning are part of Watson Studio's DataOps services, providing automated Machine Learning pipeline composition and deployment.