STUDENT WORKSHOPS

Tuesday, February 20, 10am-3pm

Become an IBMer

You can innovate breakthroughs and help make life changing impact. You can experience the ability to change job, profession, industry all within one organisation. And you can experience an inclusive, collaborative culture with the support of over 380,000 colleagues worldwide.  Calling all code whisperers. Our developers don’t stop at beautiful code. We research, design, implement and test to make full-life cycle software products and tools that meet our clients’ standards. IBM developers support some of the highest performing software products and hardware systems and we are currently recruiting for 2018 Interns and full-time developers. Come see us at INDEX! .



IBM Cloud Overview

Learn about the IBM’s cloud computing platform that provides all the cloud solutions and IBM cloud tools you need. Learn to navigate through IBM Cloud. Learn about the IBM Cloud Catalog that lists some 170+ starters and services that you can choose to implement in your web or mobile apps.

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Internet of Things and Node-RED IDE

Learn about IBM’s Watson IoT platform on IBM Cloud that will help you rapidly connect your devices, and also infuse capabilities around device management, information management, real-time analytics, risk management and cognitive computing. Learn to create and deploy your first IoT app on the IBM Cloud using a boilerplate and the Node-Red IDE with ease. You will work with a simulated device and sensors.

IoT workshop resources

Introduction to Watson Services

In 90 minutes or less, you will be leaving this workshop with a face-recognition app that you can share with your friends and family. Learn how you can use Watson to identify a person’s age, gender, and for celebrity faces — even their name. No coding experience needed: we’ll be using a tool called Node-RED that will allow you create the app without any programming.

Watson workshop resources

How to become a Data Scientist

In 2012, “data scientist” was named the sexiest profession of the 21st century, and has consistently been ranked as the #1 profession in America on Glassdoor since 2016. So how can you become a data scientist? Come learn from Polong Lin, a self-taught Data Scientist at IBM who comes from a non-technical background (Experimental Psychology). Come and learn about the skills you need to learn, R vs Python, and how to build a data science portfolio to land a job in data science.

Data Science workshop resources

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