Monday, April 2, 2012

UOW ITS Lecture 12 April

Skills for a Smarter Planet & IBM, Academic Initiatives

ITS invites the University community to a lecture delivered by IBM representatives  focusing on skills for a smarter planet and IBM's academic program.

When / Where

The lecture will take place at 12:30pm in 6.105 on Thursday April 12.
ITS will provide a light lunch and refreshments.


IBM's Skills for Smarter Planet initiative reflects on the changes observed in our society today from a technology perspective.

Skills for a Smarter Planet looks at these trends through the review of case studies, and identifies specific skills that are / will be in demand in the  workforce, including analytics, business process management and cloud computing.

Additionally IBM's Academic Initiative program will also be covered, focussing on the trend to deliver more resources via the Cloud.

Specific Cloud resources that will be covered :

Academic Skills Cloud (Infrastructure as a Service - based on IBM's SmartCloud
JazzHub (Software as a Service : Rational Team Concert in the Cloud) -
software development, project management and collaboration in the cloud
BlueWorksLive (Software as a Service) - BPM in the cloud
If you are interested in attending this lecture, please register using the online registration form by COB April 10

Further questions should be directed to

Registration at


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