ARMONK, N.Y., - 10 Mar 2011: IBM (NYSE: IBM) launched a global skills initiative to educate clients, business partners and college students how to use IBM business analytics and information management software, and many of the underlying technologies of the Watson computing system to capture information from new sources and use it to create business opportunities.
The skills initiative provides IT professionals no-charge access to 1,200 on-site skills bootcamps at client, partner and university locations worldwide, at 38 IBM Innovation Centers and online at DB2University.com.
The skills initiative is free.
Topics covered will include big data, analytics, data management and open source technologies such as Hadoop and Eclipse.
For more information on IBM's Big Data initiative, see www-01.ibm.com/software/ebusiness/jstart/bigdata
For more information on IBM's bootcamps, see www.ibm.com/developerworks/data/bootcamps