August 14, 2018, marks the 50th Anniversary of the first
Ready; message issued by IBM IMS! To help commemorate this milestone, the IMS Development Organization is sponsoring a Haiku Contest.
You remember what a Haiku poem is, right?
- The contest opens May 2018; final day for submissions is Sunday, September 30 2018, 5:00 p.m. PST.
- A maximum of 2 entries per person is allowed; any submission beyond 2 is ignored.
- Entries can be posted to Twitter (please include our @IMS_at_50 handle), to Facebook (ibm.biz/IMS_on_Facebook), to LinkedIn (ibm.biz/IMSGlobal), to the IMS Listserv Forum (ibm.biz/IMS_Listserv), or as a comment to this blogpost, below.
Prizes will be awarded in each of the 5 following categories:
- IMS History
- IMS People
- IMS Functions
- IMS Tools
- IMS Humor
Include your category of choice when you post your Haiku; if you do not name a category, the IMS Panel of Judges will decide the category.
IMS Panel of Judges!
The current IMS Development Organization (exclusive of Management, Architects, and Director) will select the top 2 entries for each category.
The IMS Management Team (exclusive of Director) will select the top entry for each of the 5 categories.
The IMS Director and Architects will select 1 overall winner from the 5 category winners.