The Solution EXPO is the hub for networking, collaboration, and engagement at Insight 2015. Over 100 IBM Business Partner Exhibitors, the Insight Economy Experience and IBM zones aligned to the curriculum make this year’s Solution EXPO our biggest and most comprehensive showcase ever! With many new elements and a modern open floor plan, you’ll find it easy to meet the experts, network with your peers and find the products, services and solutions that will make an impact on your business.
Solution EXPO Days and Hours
|Sunday||6:00pm - 8:30pm Solution EXPO Grand Opening Reception|
|Monday||12:00pm – 3:30pm EXPO Open
5:00pm – 7:00pm EXPO Reception
|Tuesday||12:00pm – 3:30pm EXPO Open
5:00pm – 7:00pm EXPO Reception
|Wednesday||12:00pm – 3:30pm EXPO Open|
The Insight Economy Experience
Looking to redefine the boundaries of what’s possible in your industry? Don’t miss the Insight Economy Experience, located at the center of the Solution EXPO. Be sure to discuss the latest solutions with industry experts, get a sneak peek at IBM's latest innovations with its strategic partners and catch one of the many demos that will be available.
Partner Pavilion and Data Scientist Lab
Visit with the masterminds behind some of IBM’s latest alliances including Box, The Weather Company, Twitter and IBM MobileFirst for iOS - you might just be surprised at what there is see and learn.
Immerse yourself in day-to-day activities in 6 industries that have been completely transformed with analytics. Explore experiences in retail & consumer products, healthcare, financial, industrial, public, and communications. Touch and feel innovative solutions that empower business professionals with data & analytics.
Social Engagement Walls
Check out what’s happening around the conference, stay up to date with the latest trending topics, and have a little fun at these great interactive experiences — the nerve center of what’s HOT at Insight.
Insight Economy Theater
Enjoy watching Livestreams of the General Sessions and Keynotes, learn from industry experts and the most innovative partners during one of the twenty plus mini-sessions featuring Box, Twitter and The Weather Company.
Zones that align to the curriculum
Visit this zone to learn how the right analytics can turn data into meaningful insight, lead to right-time actions and capture opportunity for your organization. Discover extensive IBM analytics capabilities built on Spark and for cloud. Learn about the new business intelligence version, and discover value in predictive and prescriptive analytics. Explore capabilities individually and integrated into solutions like Predictive Customer Intelligence, Asset and Operations Analytics, Counter Fraud Management, Capacity Management Analytics and Performance Management.
Systems & Architecture
Learn from the experts how state-of-the-art information architectures and infrastructure can work together to drive better business outcomes. Discover new approaches for bringing together the right technologies and capabilities built on Spark and for cloud to make the most of your data with real-time insights, sharing of high-quality information, secure environments and improved IT economics.
Data & Content Management
Discover how data and content management can help you process information faster and make better business decisions. Learn about the latest capabilities built on Spark and for cloud. Explore areas including critical transaction systems, in-memory computing, data warehouse modernization, customer insight, case management, document capture, secure mobile content collaboration and more. Learn how to manage data in on-premises, cloud or hybrid environments and adapt easily to changing needs.
IBM Analytics Platform Demo Room
See the latest products in action in the IBM Analytics Platform Demo Room. Technical experts demonstrate brand-new offerings built on Spark and for cloud, as well as the latest features in the products you’re using today. Wondering how to expand your current environment to include important new capabilities from the IBM Analytics Platform? You’ll get some good ideas here. It’s no wonder the Demo Room is always a hot destination!
Integration and Governance
Learn to discover, enrich, integrate, locate and manage diverse data from different sources with capabilities built on Spark and for cloud. Discover structured and unstructured data tools including InfoSphere Information Server, StoredIQ, Information Governance Catalog, Master Data Management, Data Quality, Data Replication, Data Growth, Data Privacy, Test Data Management and Entity Analytics. Learn why information governance is not a one-size-fits-all set of procedures and technologies, and prepare a tailored program to work for your organization.
IBM Analytics Client Success Services
Client Success, made with IBM Analytics Services. We can help you achieve and sustain greater success, reduce risk and improve strategic business innovation with a methodology that addresses your needs and evolves and grows with your business, regardless of where you are in the deployment of your Analytics solution.
IBM Security: A New Era of Security for a New Era of Computing - Traditional security defenses are no match for unrelenting, well-funded attackers who actively exploit new technology. Organizations must accelerate their ability to limit new risks, and apply analytics and security intelligence to stop attackers. IBM Security integrated solutions and services help protect against advanced threats, safeguard your most valuable assets, and help you innovate with new technologies such as cloud and mobile while reducing risk. Our security experts can help you assess your security posture, develop security strategies, and deploy and manage the best security solutions to defend your enterprise. Visit our dedicated Security category stand in the Insight Solution EXPO to see the latest IBM Security demos and talk to our experts.
IBM Analytics Studio Blue Client Lounge
An exclusive lounge especially for IBM Clients. Clients will enjoy light refreshments, a place to put your feet up, networking opportunities, and more. Client speakers are invited to stop by the lounge to pick up their speaker gifts and any clients who share their story will receive a free gift. There is something for everyone at Studio Blue.
IBM Smarter Workforce
IBM Smarter Workforce is a unique initiative that helps you attract, retain and create an engaged and connected workforce to drive business outcomes. Explore the latest solutions to help build your Smarter Workforce, including IBM Kenexa’s industry-leading HR solutions powered by analytics, workforce science and collaboration.
IBM Business Partner Café
The Business Partner Café offers meeting rooms for all Business Partners to host private meetings with IBM sales teams, fellow Business Partners or clients. With IBM staff available to assist you at the Information Desk, we can help you secure meeting rooms and answer general questions to help you navigate the conference successfully.
IBM Social Business
Explore IBM Verse and IBM Connections to increase your collaboration and productivity by delivering the next generation work experience. Our solution gives you email that understands you, integrates mobile and social, online meeting capabilities and more. Designed to help you collaborate safely anywhere, anytime.
IBM Cloud is the only cloud that combines business insights from 18 industries, the world’s biggest data toolbox built on open source, and a hybrid platform that presents a single face for customers and a single console for managers across all your data, no matter where it lives on the cloud spectrum. Come learn how IBM Cloud can improve business insights for builders in the digital economy. See demos of IBM Softlayer, Bluemix and Cloud Orchestrator. Learn how to quickly transfer large amounts of data across your cloud with Aspera. Explore IBM Marketplace to find cloud solutions, and talk to IBM Cloud Advisors to learn how to get the most out of your cloud.
IBM Watson is being put to work across industries and geographies to give organizations the capabilities to capture competitive advantage in the market. At Insight, you will be able to see what is being built today and what tomorrow holds for Watson. What will you do with Watson? Find the answer at IBM Insight.
The number one reason consumers switch brands is due to poor customer experience. As a result, companies must gain holistic customer analytics to better understand customer journeys and close the customer experience gap. IBM Customer Experience Analytics solutions empower industry leaders to make better decisions to delight their customers with seamless experiences.
IBM Watson Analytics
Analytics Made Easy
IBM® Watson™ Analytics is a smart data discovery tool that uses guided and automatic analytics so you can quickly discover patterns and meanings in your data on your own – all from the cloud. Visit booth 461 to experience analytics you’ve never seen before: fast, simple and free.
IBM Data Scientist Lab
Meet IBM Data Scientists and learn how they can help you gain the insights that lead to more decisive actions for your business. See some of the innovative tools they use to create clarity around the vast amounts of data (including weather, social and open data) surrounding your business and spend some time exploring and discovering on your own!
IBM Digital Video Services
Lights, Camera, Action! For all of your IBM video, cloud services, and event needs stop by Booth #160. IBM Digital Video Services (DVS), IBM Cloud Services and IBM Conference Technology Teams are on-site to give you a preview of our products and services. Come by our booth to find out about our offerings, pose for a professional photo, and engage with our production team conducting interviews live from the Expo floor.
Internet of Things
Technology, connectivity, and real-time streaming of vast amounts of data are transforming businesses in unprecedented ways. Visit Zone 830 and experience how data, analytics, and insight from the Internet of Things can improve performance today and capture new market possibilities.
IBM Global Financing
Boost your purchasing power! Get competitive interest rates that optimize your cash flow, so you can manage your money more effectively. Our global reach, technological expertise and industry-leading financial services can address your needs from start to finish, no matter the size or complexity of your vision.
Meet the Experts Sessions
Booths 971, 981, 990, 991
Located in the Solution EXPO, these sessions are 60 minutes in duration and are hosted by IBM Subject Matter Experts. They are typically focused on IBM solutions and products. They are very popular sessions hosted in a small environment (seating for small /medium audience: 15-20 people). Sessions are offered during the times when the Solution Expo is open Monday – Wednesday.
See industry-leading mobile apps in action. Learn how to take your apps from “good to great” by enabling contextually-relevant engagement. And, find out how IBM MobileFirst helps you quickly integrate all the data that matters for mobile -- extract actionable insights from the mobile experience and drive mobile growth and ROI.
Smarter Support : Technical Support & Hands on Workshop
Get connected, get answers, get smarter with Smarter Support! Gain hands-on experience with the latest products across the IBM Analytics portfolio through 45+ product workshops. Meet one-on-one with a Support expert to discuss your specific questions. Learn about exciting advancements in Support and much more! @ibmsmartersupp, #smartersupport
IBM MobileFirst for iOS
The IBM MobileFirst for iOS portfolio is transforming roles across industries. The native apps in the portfolio take specific industry pain points and solve them in new and exciting fashion, giving individuals the powerful data from the enterprise coupled with an elegant experience to get work done in new ways.
Smarter Support: Subscription & Support
How do you make sure that your investment in IBM Software is being taken advantage of fully to drive competitive advantage, cost reduction and increases in efficiency, revenue and profits? Find out by meeting with an IBM Subscription & Support expert at Insight. @ibmsmartersupp, #smartersupport
IBM Program Work Center
Easy, timely and effective planning, tracking and reporting are key to delivering successful projects. IBM offers two cloud business solutions which provide market leading capabilities for project management. IBM Program Work Center™ enables collaborative project and program management for the enterprise. M&A Accelerator™ specializes on deal planning, due diligence, integration and monitoring for mergers and acquisitions. Both of these solutions are very secure, highly configurable and easy to setup and manage.
Stop Hunger Now
Can 14,000+ Insight attendees help Stop Hunger Now? Join IBM and Stop Hunger Now, a global humanitarian aid organization, at Insight to prepare nutritious meals for hungry kids all over the world. Our goal is to assemble at least 200,000 meals. Packaging 75 meals takes just 30 minutes or less and will feed one person for 2 months. We are available Sunday - Wednesday during Solution EXPO hours - Bayside C&D. Sign up and add to your calendar using the Event Connect tool at ibmeventconnect/insight.
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