Enterprise systems skills
for a Smarter Planet


Find the right IT talent for your business

Staffing the enterprise workforce of the future

Succeeding on a Smarter Planet requires not only the right enterprise systems, storage, and software, but also a staff of IT professionals that is smart, hardworking, forward-thinking and globally aware. This work force will need to meet multiple challenges associated with issues of large-scale systems integration and automation. Learn how IBM works with students, professors and businesses around the world to ensure that the next generation of mainframe experts will be available to help companies and organizations leverage the superior security, availability, scalability, and efficiency of the mainframe in support of core business processes as well as new and growing services such as analytics, cloud, mobile, and social business.


Master the Mainframe

IBM MASTER THE MAINFRAIME

The next generation learns enterprise computing skills through IBM's Master the Mainframe competition.

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How to locate Enterprise Systems Skills

In the last nine years, IBM has assisted over a thousand schools globally with enterprise systems education and the pipeline is now full with enterprise talent. Professors want to meet you and students are seeking careers in enterprise systems computing. The beginning of the school year is the ideal time to recruit top students who graduate next spring. The best starting point for identifying and retaining enterprise systems IT talent for your business is meeting faculty and discussing your specific business needs.

Getting started:

Here are some next steps you can take to get started finding the right enterprise talent:

For a consultation or more information, send a note to zSkills@us.ibm.com

Spotlight: Global Enterprise Technology programs at Syracuse University

Dave Dischiave.
David Dischiave
Associate Professor of Practice
Director, Global Enterprise Technology (GET) and Systems and Information Science (SIS)

The goal of our programs is to prepare the 21st century information professional to manage the complexities of the information age. As the name implies, we have developed a curriculum as part of our new academic minor in Global Enterprise Technology to help students thrive in a complex computing environment...Read more

 

The goal of our programs is to prepare the 21st century information professional to manage the complexities of the information age. As the name implies, we have developed curriculum as part of our new academic minor in Global Enterprise Technology to help students thrive in a complex computing environment. The “G” in Global prepares students to be world citizens and to manage attitude, language, time zone, geography, political and monetary issues. Students can experience Asia and Europe by taking two-week traveling seminars called AsiaTech and EuroTech. The “E” in Enterprise emphasizes the complexity and scale of the large-complex organizations. Students take coursework that allows them to solve problems that only exist in very large organizations. In addition to coursework the students can participate in the Immersion Experience, an extended internship program coupled with coursework, experiencing first-hand what it is like to work in a large enterprise. The “T” represents the emphasis on technology. Students get to work on the most modern and sophisticated computing systems in the world. Coursework includes hands experience on enterprise-class mainframe servers, fault-tolerant operating systems and virtualized computing environments where high-availability, high-reliability and high security are the hallmarks of the enterprise technology solutions.

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