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Calling all Fans of IBM Z!

By Meredith Stowell posted Tue May 04, 2021 08:15 PM

  

Welcome to our IBM Z and LinuxONE Community!

Today we're celebrating the launch of our new Fans of IBM Z Hub and IBM Z ISV Ecosystem User Group. I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight a few key updates and features we’ve added to our community.

With over 8,500 members, IBM Z and LinuxONE is one of the fastest growing IBM communities. It continues to be our technical and content-rich landing pod - your one-stop shop for getting the latest and greatest information on all things IBM Z and LinuxONE. Bringing together a vibrant community of clients, developers, students, and fans of IBM Z, it’s the go-to platform for sharing cutting-edge technology, exploring opportunities to engage and share in local and online communities, as well as staying up to date on all the excitement this platform brings to our everyday lives!

If you aren’t a member already, join us today to see what community members are sharing in their blogs, videos, and discussions – and stay connected through the many IBM Z events we have planned.

Now check out our newly redesigned community front porch!

  • The Get Involved section is front and center. We have many active user groups for you to join, both global and regional, based on your areas of interest.
  • We've added hot-topic areas such as Open Source, Hybrid Cloud, and AI on IBM Z & LinuxONE, delivering the most up-to-date information for you to engage.

Calling all Fans of IBM Z!

Join us for our grand opening of Fans of IBM Z Hub!

IBM Z has such a passionate, enthusiastic community – true Fans of IBM Z – who want to get involved and share their expertise. Now there’s a new hub that helps you find ways to give back to the community, whether you have just a few minutes or want to commit more of your time.

The Fans of IBM Z Hub is your spot to share your enthusiasm for the platform. With this hub, it’s easy to spread the news about IBM Z and inspire the next generation: student interaction; building your personal eminence with speaking-engagement opportunities; sharing your stories and lessons learned via blogs; and sharing your knowledge via discussions and forum participation.

We’re also launching a new series of badges to recognize the amazing acts of advocacy you help drive.

There are so many ways to get involved and earn your way to becoming an Influencer. Examples include:

  • Answering questions on various forums
  • Mentoring students, New to Z members
  • Presenting at events
  • Translating content
  • Creating content
  • Hosting /facilitating events
  • Moderating discussions/ forums
  • Creating / teaching IBM Z courses

Join us today @ Fans of IBM Z and begin your journey to becoming an IBM Champion!

Calling all IBM Z ISVs!

ISV’s are always expanding the IBM Z platform’s horizon, pushing the frontiers of innovation. Now there’s a perfect place for you to showcase your successes. The IBM Z ISV Ecosystem User Group is your launch pad for showcasing solutions and client engagements – all the great work you’re doing to help grow IBM Z.

You’ll find a wealth of ways to tell your story. Publish original content like blogs, articles, tutorials, videos, and podcasts. Promote your own events and participation in third-party events. Amplify content you’ve published on other channels. Access IBM technical and education resources. Participate in polls to conduct market research. Connect with other ISVs and IBM in our discussion forums.

We’re also excited to announce a new video opportunity for ISVs. Our IBM Expert TV series -- z/Action! -- debuts in May. Join some of the world's most innovative ISVs as they share how they're expanding horizons and driving success with IBM Z. There’s a new episode every month, so join the user group and contact us about telling your own story on z/Now!

The IBM Z platform has never been more exciting. It’s a great time for you to share your insights and innovations with the IBM Z community.

Join us today! Register now and be sure to bookmark this page and share it with your network.

With so much happening in the community, you do not want to miss out on the fun! We look forward to seeing you on the hub!

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Wed May 05, 2021 11:58 AM

We are so thrilled to see our ISVs participation and sharing of all the innovative solutions they are doing on the IBM Z platform! We welcome more to join us!