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Get to know Tom Huntington Hi, I’m Tom Huntington, Executive Vice President of Technical Solutions for HelpSystems. My role is to share technology talks with customers on Power from around the world. I specialize in automation, high availability, security, and development around IBM Power Systems. I have been a proud IBM Power Champion for the last five years. The best part of being an IBM Champion is being part of a network of distinguished experts, building mutually beneficial relationships, discussing technology challenges, and sharing information with customers running on the Power Systems platform. This experience has helped to amplify important research ...
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Lifetime IBM Champions The IBM Champion Lifetime Achievement award recognizes IBM Champions who stands above their peers for service to the community. Over multiple years, these IBM Champions consistently excel and positively impact the community. They lead by example, are passionate about sharing knowledge, and provide constructive feedback to IBM. We look particularly for consistency and excellence in a few areas, above and beyond their IBM Champion contributions. Service to the Champion program: in addition to regular IBM Champion contributions, we want to recognize the work some of the IBM Champions do to support the program, for example: by recruiting ...
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IBM Champions in Action: Steve Wolk Steve Wolk is an avid IBM i enthusiast. He was first introduced to the System/38 in 1986, and followed its progression through AS/400 and ultimately to IBM i. As his career developed during those 34 years, his appreciation grew for what this platform represents to his company as well as our community. He believes it's the best computing platform for business for many reasons, which is why he does everything he can to promote the platform and the community surrounding it. It's for this reason that he volunteers with many User Groups within the community including COMMON, LUG, and LISUG, along with teaching and mentoring ...
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Working with the IBM Champions is incredibly fulfilling. Learning about their expertise and how they contribute to the IBM communities around the world is awe-inspiring! With each interaction, I learn something new about their roles and how they commit to improving cybersecurity. Read below and get to know Paul Teichmann, IBM Champion for Security. Paul is a SIEM Engineer at Fiducia & GAD in Germany and actively shares helpful information with other QRadar users and administrators. Meet IBM Champion Paul Teichmann Name: Paul Teichmann Location: Germany Current role: SIEM Engineer Fiducia & GAD IT AG | www.fiduciagad.de Twitter ...
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IBM Champions in Action: Susan Barker Get to know Susan Barker “Being an IBM Champion has been a lifesaver for me and helped my career.” To say Susan Barker is a fan of IBM® and IBM Cloud® would be an understatement. A nominated 2020 Top 20 IBM Champion, Susan has been working in IT across the globe for more than three decades. As the current Lead Administrator for CDW, she manages all the ESB, B2B and MQ platform servers. On a daily basis, she works with IBM App Connect: Enterprise®, ACE®, Kafka, IBM Integration TM Transformation Extender® and IBM MQ®. As an IBM Champion of 3 years, Susan doesn’t underestimate the value of the products, services ...
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Although we’ve had to find different ways to connect with people lately, I’m so glad to be a part of the IBM Champion community. This group is flexible, loves to share, and we are still able to collaborate on ideas and projects albeit virtually. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know one of our first time IBM Champions for Z, Phil Allison, through Webex, e-mail, and phone calls since the beginning of the year. Not only am I happy to report that he’s a fellow New York Mets fan, but he’s also jumped right in to the Champion community sharing his ideas and presentations on his work as an Enterprise Architect with a focus on System Z and Storage at Black Knight ...
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The #IBMChampion stars are constantly creating amazing content, speaking at events, and sharing their knowledge. Stay tuned at this blog , on our Twitter stream , and at the #IBMChampion hashtag for regular updates. At least once per month, I also like to try to gather some highlights from the past month (or so) and share them. Take the chance to learn about a topic of interest from the content below! Systems Meet the NEW IBM Champions for Power Systems in this article at IBM Systems Magazine. Catch the replay of this webcast where IBM Champion R obin Tatam speaks about All Object Authority in IBM i . OCEAN TechCon20 for IBM i is happening ...
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Have you recently been wondering if the IBM Champion program is something you'd find both exciting and valuable? Theresa Hans had the chance to sit down virtually with first time IBM Champion for Z, Subhashish Sarkar , or as many people call him, SS! Subhashish hails from Pune City, India, and is a Senior SQA Engineer for BMC Software. He's active in the mainframe community and loving the IBM Champion life so far. Read on below to hear more from Subhasish himself. What does it mean to you to be an IBM Champion? I am enthralled and excited, to say the least. What better reward than being recognized to be an IBM Z Champion? I feel really humbled. ...
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Lifetime IBM Champion Scott Hayes produces the DataView Show . The webinar show focuses on AI and IBM Data technologies and often has other IBM Champions as his guests. I was even on one of the first shows to help folks understand the IBM Champion program and encourage nominations. Upcoming Schedule of DataView Shows I've listed a couple of upcoming episodes (featuring IBM Champions) so you can add them to your calendar. Go to the DataView Show's website for more details about each upcoming episode listed here, for a full list of episodes, and more. 14 May - Episode 17 features IBM Champion Tony Andrews speaking about the best features for developers ...
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IBM's premier event is digital this year: the Think Digital Event experience . The event takes place May 5-6 and is free for you to register! Today's Champions in Action entry covers some of the IBM Champions who will be speakers at the event. Jared Fagel is a Cyber Security Analyst from Allete. He primarily works with endpoint protection, incident response, and scripting automations to improve cyber security workflows. Jared joins us to explain a bit about his on-demand session at #Think2020 and what else he’s working on. Tell us a little bit about your session(s) for Think digital event this year. This session discusses the importance of automating ...
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IBM's premier event is digital this year: the Think Digital Event experience . The event takes place May 5-6 and is free for you to register! Today's Champions in Action entry covers some of the IBM Champions who will be speakers at the event. Len Santalucia has been in technology since 1973 and has been an IBM Champion since #IBMZ joined the program. He is CTO and Business Development Manager at Vicom Infinity, Inc. and Chair of the Linux Foundation Open Mainframe Project. Len joins us to explain a bit about his session at #Think2020 and what else he's working on. Tell us a little bit about your session(s) for Think digital event this year. My session ...
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Think 2020 is now IBM Think Digital. Think Digital is a highly concentrated 2-day collaboration targeted at helping you accelerate essential recovery and transformation while providing the deep technical education you need. Come to IBM Think Digital May 5-6 and connect with IBM Champion-led sessions At a typical Think event, IBM Champions offer roundtable Champion Chats in our lounge, lead sessions, and are active across the event. To maximize their time at the Think Digital event, our IBM Champion Chats will take place after Think Digital itself. Look for an announcement for those sessions, where you can connect in small-group conversations with IBM ...
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Our Champions in Action series has a couple of different kinds of posts. First, we feature specific IBM Champions in an interview, either via video or in print. Second, we gather a round-up of the great content our IBM Champions have created and share it with you. Working at Home Reg Harbeck SHAREd (see what I did there?) an article helping folks transition to working remotely . Node-RED Ryoga Takao wrote an article that implemented the LINE login function using Node-RED . (In Japanese) IBM Cloud Pak for Applications Daisuke Hiraoka has written a series of blogs on modernizing applications using OpenShift . Mainframe Education Darren Surch has an ...
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Scene: Imagine, if you will, a clapperboard clicking. It says, IBM Champion blog, take 2. And we open on a fresh new blog! This blog is a new iteration of the IBM Champion blog. We'll be bringing archive content a bit at a time. Of course, if there is specific content you're missing from our previous incarnation, comment below to let us know. In the meanwhile, here's what you'll be able to find here. What IBM Champion blogs to expect The blog will focus on the Champions in Action series. In this series, we will share what the IBM Champions are currently accomplishing, what they are publishing, and where you can interact with them. Look for links to their ...
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Welcome! We're so glad you're here to meet the IBM Champions . Who are the IBM Champions? IBM Champions are experts and thought leaders around IBM products, offerings, and technology. And they are driven to share their knowledge and expertise to help others. IBM Champions are often answering questions, creating content, running user groups and events, and helping others in the community to better understand the possibilities their investment in IBM offerings brings. How are IBM Champions selected? Each year, candidates for the IBM Champion program are nominated by others in the community or may self-nominate. They share all the work they've been doing ...
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