IBM Pulse 2013 Agenda at a Glance
With four days of top-notch education, Pulse 2013 will help you react with agility in changing competitive landscapes, reduce vulnerability throughout the service lifecycle, and continuously improve the business impact of the technology. Pulse 2013 will address a multitude of audiences and industries with sessions that demonstrate how to apply the tools and best practices to help your organization achieve business without limits through:
Whatever your role, industry or technology needs, you will find the information you need at Pulse 2013.
On today's Smarter Planet, enterprises are turning to the cloud to revamp existing business models while managing an unprecedented rate of change. In fact, the number of enterprises moving to cloud computing will double within the next few years as they seek to transform enterprise IT into a strategic center of business innovation. This stream will feature tracks that focus on IBM's SmartCloud and IT optimization offerings, exploring how clients can successfully establish the right foundation of public, private or hybrid cloud environments. It will also feature tracks on IT availability and performance, IT process optimization, Big Data and analytics, expert integrated systems, storage management and Z systems. Sessions will feature best practices, case studies and implementations from clients, IBM Business Partners and industry experts – highlighting how these technologies help improve the economics of IT.
The Pulse Open Cloud Summit is free to all attendees and is designed to help drive broader understanding, support, adoption of and participation in cloud related open standards. Developing and implementing Cloud Open Standards is a critical step to accessing value from the growing cloud ecosystem enabling you to drive new innovation in your organization and with your partners and clients. This summit brings in leaders from different open standards organizations to discuss with you the direction these standards are taking and how you can influence the standards. Show up early on Sunday (2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.) and attend this new addition to the Pulse conference.
The ability to quickly transform a business requirement into a business service is fundamental to the success of today's organizations. This track focuses on how IBM Tivoli can help create an effective approach to service delivery and IT asset management - managing service requests, incidents, change and configuration, IT assets, software licenses, and provisioning with an integrated set of IT service and asset management solutions.
If you're in operations, you understand the pressure to ensure high service availability and performance across critical applications and the network infrastructure. This track will illustrate how IBM solutions provide the visibility and control required to manage critical business services in dynamic conditions. Presentations will emphasize best practices and implementations – highlighting the use of common integrations, such as navigation, workflows, visualization and reporting to support business-critical applications and the supporting infrastructure.
Does your organization struggle to process and extract insight from the mountains of information from log files, machine data, application and performance data? IBM can help with industry leading offerings spanning predictive analytics to identify issues prior to them becoming service-impacting, log file analytics to help decrease mean time to repair and troubleshooting, and network analytics to improve client relationships. Based on decades of experience in business intelligence, the Big Data initiative, and algorithms from "Watson," and leadership products in service management, learn how IBM and our clients are leveraging IT Analytics to turn data into actionable insights for:
Come see new innovative solutions along with hands-on demonstrations of these new capabilities to help you take your business to the next level.
Cloud computing and new delivery models are transforming the client experience and the economics of service delivery. This track will explore how public, private and hybrid clouds can be securely harnessed – whether you choose to build your own, leverage prepackaged solutions, or have cloud delivered as a service. Sessions will explore how clients can use cloud to optimize virtualized investments and enable the data center for infrastructure agility.
IBM offers an extraordinary range of systems, storage, software and services based on decades of innovation -- all designed to maximize and protect information, a critical business asset. This track will explore how unified recovery and storage management solutions can address this challenge through a wide range of presentations that include best practices, demonstrations, implementation stories and case studies
Now is the time for DevOps! To realize the full competitive and economic benefits from IT investments, technology leaders are implementing bold strategies such as collaborative DevOps to both improve the quality and accelerate the delivery of innovative applications and services. This track highlights best practices for aligning development and operations, including: collaboration and communication strategy, process integration and automation, 'pre-release to product' application performance optimization, and cooperative problem lifecycle management. Hear how IBM delivers a standardized platform and open interfaces that enable our clients and partners to easily integrate IBM, as well as their own tools, processes, and functions to deliver their applications and services. Attendees leave with critical insights for transforming their business performance by unlocking the hidden value and agility in their existing organizational and technology investments.
The Automated Operations Technical Council (AOTC) is the track to join to gain the knowledge you need to protect your business and IT services through end-to-end high availability, automation, and disaster recovery solutions. The AOTC continues its long term focus on the IBM Tivoli® System Automation family across distributed and z environments. This highly technical track is ideal for automation technical experts, IT project managers, and IT operations specialists who want to maximize the value of their system automation portfolio.