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Installing Cloud Pak for Data on OpenShift

Thursday, December 16, 2021

This is the third and last webinar in a series of deploying Cloud Pak for Data. In the first webinar on November 18, we show how to install OpenShift in the second one on December 9, we install Cloud Pak Foundational Services. Today we will complete this journey by installing IBM Cloud Pak for Data with some Watson services.

Introduction to Containers Orchestration

Monday, December 13, 2021

In this workshop, participants will learn basics of containers, their orchestration and their implementation on IBM Cloud. We will look into open source solutions and enterprise grade solutions, IBM technologies and cloud platforms to understand how to build modern hybrid cloud applications based on the latest technologies. Today we will look into microservices, containers, containers orchestration, Docker and Kubernetes.

Installing Cloud Pak Foundation Services on OpenShift

Thursday, December 9, 2021

At the November 18 workshop we show how to deploy an OpenShift 4.7 cluster from scratch, today we will show how to add to this cluster some common services which can be very important both for using OpenShift and also IBM Cloud Paks.

IBM Cloud Pak for Integration Tech Jam

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

IBM Cloud Pak for Integration (CP4I) combines our integration capabilities in a unified platform so you can connect apps and data across clouds to create unique experiences for your clients.

Four Ways to Deploy an Application to Red Hat OpenShift

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Red Hat OpenShift is an enterprise application platform based on Kubernetes. Using OpenShift, you can deploy applications from a number of sources, including pre-built images as well as from source code. In this session, we will show you four different methods for deploying an application to OpenShift: OpenShift GUI, CLI, Image stream and Continuous Delivery feature of IBM Cloud.

Using Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence - a Practical Guide

Monday, November 29, 2021

In this webinar, we will explain the importance of trustworthy Artificial Intelligence and how Machine Learning models can be checked for trustworthiness. We will review several practical examples of AI models and check them for bias, explainability and other qualities that assure your ML model does what it is supposed to do.

Accelerate Your Hybrid Cloud Solution Design Using IBM Architectural Assets

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

In this session we will depict how reference architectures, solutions, code patterns and other free assets from IBM Cloud Architecture Center can help architects accelerate the design of their new hybrid cloud solutions. We will review several different cloud reference architectures and dig deeper into the Data, Analytics and AI architecture, so you will get a feel how to use our assets.

Install OpenShift 4.7 from Scratch

Thursday, November 18, 2021

In this live demo, we will show you how to install Red Hat OpenShift 4.7 to an on-prem location from scratch. We will install OpenShift to VMWare environment by creating all assets manually. Since this installation will not use any automated tasks, you will be able to replicate the same installation procedure to any environment - in cloud, on-prem, bare metal or virtual server.

Connect Your Watson Virtual Assistant to Other Applications with REST APIs

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

In this session, you will learn how to connect your virtual assistant based on Watson with an external application using REST APIs and webhooks. We will explain how to configure Dialog Webhooks, how to store data in context variables and how to use pattern based entities.

Installing Cloud Pak for Data on OpenShift

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

This is the third and last webinar in a series of deploying Cloud Pak for Data. In the first webinar we learned how to install OpenShift, in the second one we installed Cloud Pak Foundational Services, today we will complete this journey by installing IBM Cloud Pak for Data with some Watson services.

Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud, Part 2 - Best Practices

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Together with its Part 1, this workshop helps you prepare for the exam needed for the Acclaim badge "Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud". Today, you will learn some best practices in using IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, taking advantage of services available from the community and IBM Cloud to get started quickly. You will learn how to analyze logs and monitor the application’s health with LogDNA and Sysdig.

Getting Started with OpenShift Container Orchestration

Thursday, October 28, 2021

During this workshop, we explain containers and OpenShift core concepts, show how to manage an OpenShift cluster and how to deploy an app into such cluster. OpenShift is an enhanced Kubernetes distribution focused on developer experience and application security.

Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud, Part 1 - Essentials

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

This workshop is an introduction to using containers on Kubernetes in the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service (IKS). Together with its Part 2, this workshop helps you prepare for the exam needed for the Acclaim badge "Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud". Today, you will learn how to create and use two free, managed services on IBM Cloud: IKS and Container Registry. In practical hands-on labs you will create your own IKS cluster (which you can continue using after the workshop), deploy a sample application built with Docker container technology, scale this app and connect it to a back-end service.

Continuous Integration and Delivery for Kubernetes

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

When using Kubernetes on IBM, you can benefit from CI/CD toolchain that is pre-integrated with your Kubernetes cluster. Such toolchain fully automates your application's deployment, thus significantly reduces the workload of DevOps people. Today, you will learn how to create and configure an open toolchain, then use it to set up automatic deployment of a simple Chat web app in Kubernetes cluster on IBM Cloud.

Serverless 2.0 with Code Engine

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

We will show how to use IBM Cloud Code Engine, the next generation of Serverless (or Function-as-a-Service) application design, development and deployment platform. Code Engine abstracts the infrastructure away from the developers, allowing them to focus on writing business logic rather than becoming infrastructure experts.

Installing Cloud Pak Foundation Services on OpenShift

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

At the September 22 workshop we deployed an OpenShift 4.7 cluster from scratch, today we will show how to add some common services which can be very important both for using OpenShift and also IBM Cloud Paks. Replay is available at https://www.crowdcast.io/e/cp-foundations-install

"One-shot" Enterprise Deployment of IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Is Cloud Pak for Business Automation (CP4BA) demo deployment presented last time not enough for you? Working on more serious CP4BA engagement? Then you need the CP4BA enterprise deployment. Looking for a straightfoward way to make it work and customize it for your specific purposes? This is the right webinar to attend. The "One-shot" CP4BA Deployment makes the deployment easy for a specific setup allowing you to quickly create a running environment not only for playing around, education, demonstrations, and PoCs but also for project-level custom deployments.

Using Multiple Languages with Watson Assistant

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Chatbots are getting more and more popular in supporting end-users and answering their most common requests. Many companies have a need to support global audiences for a given application in multiple languages. In this session, we will tackle how IBM Watson Assistant supports different languages and the best strategies to support multiple language versions.

Watson Assistant: Uncover Latest Features

Monday, September 27, 2021

Watson Assistant is IBMs technology for developing and running virtual assistants, popularly called chatbots. In this workshop we will introduce Watson Assistant's latest features, made available in last nine months. We will cover the new Action Skill, automated bot testing with Botium, Suggestions and integration with Webhooks and web widgets. For those who need to develop basic Watson Asssistant skills, we suggest to watch a series of videos at our YouTube channel https://ibm.biz/hcb-cee-workshops-youtube (search words: Develop Chatbots with Watson Assistant).

Install OpenShift 4.7 from Scratch

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

In this live demo, we will show you how to install Red Hat OpenShift 4.7 to an on-prem location from scratch. We will install OpenShift to VMWare environment by creating all assets manually. Since this installation will not use any automated tasks, you will be able to replicate the same installation procedure to any environment - in cloud, on-prem, bare metal or virtual server.

Build Your Microservices for Cloud with IBM Kubernetes Service and Istio

Thursday, September 16, 2021

We will start with introduction to cloud-native applications, advantages and disadvantages, architecture examples, development principles, compare traditional and cloud approaches, continious deployment and infrastructure as a code. At the end you will be able to create your own cloud native application, deploy it in IBM Kubernetes service instance with "service mesh" Istio capabilities.

Four Ways to Deploy an Application to Red Hat OpenShift

Monday, September 13, 2021

Red Hat OpenShift is an enterprise application platform based on Kubernetes. Using OpenShift, you can deploy applications from a number of sources, including pre-built images as well as from source code. In this session, we will show you four different methods for deploying an application to OpenShift: OpenShift GUI, CLI, Image stream and Continuous Delivery feature of IBM Cloud.

Accelerate Your Hybrid Cloud Solution Design Using IBM Architectural Assets

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

In this session we will depict how reference architectures, solutions, code patterns and other free assets from IBM Cloud Architecture Center can help architects accelerate the design of their new hybrid cloud solutions. We will review several different cloud reference architectures and dig deeper into the Data, Analytics and AI architecture, so you will get a feel how to use our assets.

Continuous Integration and Delivery for Kubernetes on IBM Cloud

Monday, September 6, 2021

When using Kubernetes on IBM, you can benefit from CI/CD toolchain that is pre-integrated with your Kubernetes cluster. Such toolchain fully automates your application's deployment, thus significantly reduces the workload of DevOps people. Today, you will learn how to create and configure an open toolchain, then use it to set up automatic deployment of a simple Chat web app in Kubernetes cluster on IBM Cloud.

Run IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation on Containers

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Are you curious how to make Business Automation capabilities work on containers? Come to see how to do this using a demo deployment environment. We will use the RedHat OpenShift Kubernetes Service (ROKS) as the underlying infrastructure, allowing us to run managed Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud.The same principles can be applied to any OpenShift cluster deployed anywhere.

Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud, Part 2 - Best Practices

Monday, August 30, 2021

Together with its Part 1, this workshop helps you prepare for the exam needed for the Acclaim badge "Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud". Today, you will learn some best practices in using IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, taking advantage of services available from the community and IBM Cloud to get started quickly. You will learn how to analyze logs and monitor the application’s health with LogDNA and Sysdig.

Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud, Part 1 - Essentials

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

This workshop is an introduction to using containers on Kubernetes in the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service (IKS). Together with its Part 2, this workshop helps you prepare for the exam needed for the Acclaim badge "Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud". Today, you will learn how to create and use two free, managed services on IBM Cloud: IKS and Container Registry. In practical hands-on labs you will create your own IKS cluster (which you can continue using after the workshop), deploy a sample application built with Docker container technology, scale this app and connect it to a back-end service.

Set Your Data in Motion with Confluent and Apache Kafka

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

In this webinar you will learn about Confluent Platform, Apache Kafka, event streaming and how they fit into your business. We will share most common use cases with Kafka including event-driven microservices, streaming ETL pipelines, and development of a customer 360° platform. In live demo, we will show examples of realtime data processing which can be part of your event streaming applications.

Accelerate Your Hybrid Cloud Solution Design Using IBM Architectural Assets

Monday, July 12, 2021

In this session we will depict how reference architectures, solutions, code patterns and other free assets from IBM Cloud Architecture Center can help architects accelerate the design of their new hybrid cloud solutions. We will review several different cloud reference architectures and dig deeper into the Data, Analytics and AI architecture, so you will get a feel how to use our assets.

Make Data Based Decisions with Watson Studio - Part 2

Thursday, July 8, 2021

This is a follow on to the decision optimization workshop where you will gain a better understanding of base and intermediate concepts: integer programming, linear programming relaxation and quadratic programming. We will share use cases leveraging those concepts using techniques such as incremental modelling and problem decomposition.

IBM Cloud Pak for Data telepítés

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Az IBM Data & AI portfoliójában kiemelt szerepet kapnak az IBM Cloud Pak for Data platformra épülő szolgáltatások. A platform telepítésének és konfigurálásának megismerésében szeretnénk Titeket bevezetni.

Four Ways to Deploy an Application to Red Hat OpenShift

Monday, July 5, 2021

Red Hat OpenShift is an enterprise application platform based on Kubernetes. Using OpenShift, you can deploy applications from a number of sources, including pre-built images as well as from source code. In this session, we will show you four different methods for deploying an application to OpenShift: OpenShift GUI, CLI, Image stream and Continuous Delivery feature of IBM Cloud.

Using Multiple Languages with Watson Assistant

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Chatbots are getting more and more popular in supporting end-users and answering their most common requests. Many companies have a need to support global audiences for a given application in multiple languages. In this session, we will tackle how IBM Watson Assistant supports different languages and the best strategies to support multiple language versions.

IBM Edge Part 3 - Developer Demo

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

This is the third of three IBM Edge webinars in which software developers and IT administrators will get a better understanding of Edge computing fundamentals. Today's webinar is intended for the developers who develop and publish the edge applications. We will demonstrate how to develop an edge application, publish it into IEAM, create and publish the edge application policies into IEAM, register the edge node and deploy the dockerized edge application on the edge node.

IBM Edge Part 2 - Edge Application Manager Overview

Monday, June 21, 2021

This is the second of three IBM Edge webinars in which software developers and IT administrators will get a better understanding of Edge computing fundamentals. IBM Edge Application Manager (IEAM) installed on OpenShift cluster provides the edge computing features to manage and deploy workloads from a management hub cluster to edge devices, cluster and remote instances of OpenShift Container Platform or other Kubernetes-based clusters.

From IBM BPM and Case Manager to Business Automation Workflow

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Plenty of customers have been using IBMs Business Process Manager and Case Manager for years. These two worlds have been integrated into IBM Business Automation Workflow making them work tightly together. The Workflow became part of IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation coming with the holistic approach to business automation and containers.

IBM Edge Part 1 - Edge Computing Overview

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

This is the first of three IBM Edge webinars in which software developers and IT administrators will get a better understanding of Edge computing fundamentals. Edge computing is a distributed computing model and open information technology (IT) architecture. Edge computing drives applications, data and computing power services away from centralized points and towards places that are closer to the user. This data is processed by a device or by a local computer or server instead of being transmitted to a data center.

Cloud Pak for Business Automation Overview

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation can help transform the way you handle your business content and processes. It is an integrated platform of five automation capabilities that assist business people drive virtually all types of automation projects at speed and scale - from highly repetitive and administrative to more personalized, expert-level work. Using platform’s flexible capabilities, you can automate repetitive human tasks, content management, process workflows, data capture and business decisions.

Introducing IBM App Connect

Monday, June 7, 2021

IBM App Connect instantly connects applications and data from existing systems with new, modern technologies across all environments. This workshop is the opportunity to learn its key concepts, capabilities and values and how it can address your challenges. Come to experience the solution!

Continuous Integration and Delivery for Kubernetes on IBM Cloud

Friday, June 4, 2021

When using Kubernetes on IBM, you can benefit from CI/CD toolchain that is pre-integrated with your Kubernetes cluster. Such toolchain fully automates your application's deployment, thus significantly reduces the workload of DevOps people. Today, you will learn how to create and configure an open toolchain, then use it to set up automatic deployment of a simple Chat web app in Kubernetes cluster on IBM Cloud.

Develop, Run & Socialize APIs with IBM API Connect

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

API Connect is a complete, modern, intuitive and scalable API platform that lets you create, securely expose, manage and monetize APIs. You can deploy API Connect across multiple diverse services and platforms, including public clouds such as IBM Cloud, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, and private clouds based on Kubernetes, OpenShift or Cloud Pak for Integration. You will experience API Connect features in hands-on labs focusing on creation and socialization of your APIs.

Introduction to Containers Orchestration with IBM Cloud - Part 2

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Today, we will build upon the topics covered in Part 1 of this workshop and expand our knowledge with understanding why and how to use Red HaT OpenShift Containers Platform, managing applications with Helm and practicing DevOps with Toolchains.

Introduction to Containers Orchestration with IBM Cloud - Part 1

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

In this workshop, participants will learn basics of containers and orchestration on IBM Cloud. We will look at open source solutions and entreprise grade solutions, IBM technologies and Cloud platforms to understand how to build modern hybrid cloud applications based on the latest technologies. Today we will look into microservices, containers, containers orchestration, Docker and Kubernetes.

Build Your Microservices App for Cloud with IBM Kubernetes Service and Istio

Thursday, May 20, 2021

We will start with introduction to cloud-native appications, advantages and disadvantages, architecture examples, development principles, compare traditional and cloud approaches, continious deployment and infrastructure as a code. At the end you will be able to create your own cloud native application, deploy it in IBM Kubernetes service instance with "service mesh" Istio capabilities.

Single Sign-on on IBM Cloud - How to Integrate and Use It

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

During this session you will learn how to integrate your Active Directory/LDAP infrastructure with IBM Cloud to achieve Single Sign-On (SSO) functionality. IBM Cloud App ID is a cloud service that allows you to easily add authentication to web apps and mobile apps with zero code changes and no redeployment required. You no longer have to worry about setting up infrastructure for identity, ensuring geo-availability, and confirming compliance regulations.

Machine Learning with Watson Studio on IBM Cloud

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

AutoAI and Watson Machine Learning (WML) are two features of Watson Studio that provide automated machine learning training pipeline evaluation and model deployment. These two features come with DataOps services on CloudPak for Data. In this workshop, the participants will learn the benefits of these two features, how to use them and through hands-on exercises get some practical of the DataOps capabilities provided by AutoAI and WML.

OpenShift Overview

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Red Hat OpenShift is an enhanced Kubernetes distribution focused on developer experience and application security that's platform agnostic. OpenShift helps you develop and quickly deploy applications to one or more hosts. These can be public facing web applications, or backend applications, including micro services or databases. Applications can be implemented in any programming language you choose. The only requirement is that the application can run within a Docker or similar container. During this workshop, we will go thru some different subjects like the core concepts, how to manage the cluster and how to create and deploy an application into an OpenShift Cluster.

Preparation for the Cloud Pak for Data Certification

Friday, May 7, 2021

In this workshop, you will learn how to best prepare for the exam IBM Certified Associate Architect - Cloud Pak for Data V3.x certification. During this 2-hour session, you'll review important information about Cloud Pak for Data and you will be given links to some educational resources you want to review in order to prepare for the certification exam.

Practical Data Science with Watson Studio on Cloud

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The goal of this workshop is introducing to data practitioners Watson Studio on Cloud, the IBM’s data science workbench. Participants will gain understanding of the way Watson Studio articulates data science tools for data preparation, simple visualization, and programmatic Jupyter notebook-based processing. The workshop focuses on explaining the specific features used on the Watson Studio platform

Data Governance on Cloud Pak for Data

Thursday, April 29, 2021

During this workshop, you'll gain experience with the data governance capability of Cloud Pak for Data. You will learn how to uncover the hidden data in your organization and how to build a lineage that is otherwise difficult to establish. You will discover how Cloud Pak for Data helps your organization move from the manual processes required to establish relationships between data to an automated one aided by the platform’s built-in machine learning capabilities.

Data Virtualization on Cloud Pak for Data

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Learn how to make your data ready for an AI and hybrid cloud world with the IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform. In this workshop, you will get an understanding of the IBM Cloud Pak for Data, an open and extensible platform that runs on any cloud, and you will discover how this platform can accelerate your journey to AI, transforming how your business operates.

Практический семинар по IBM Cloud Object Storage

Monday, April 26, 2021

Узнайте, как облачное объектное хранилище может быть идеальным решением для хранения, архивирования, резервного копирования и управления большими объемами данных в облаке — надежно, эффективно и доступно. Мы объясним, что такое объектное хранилище, сравним его с другими технологиями хранения, рассмотрим архитектуру и примеры реализации решений. На практической части семинара вы сможете сами попробовать в деле технологию объектного хранения данных.

Watson Assistant User Pricing - Make the Most From Your Plan

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

In this session, you will learn the benefits of different pricing plans available for Watson Assistant. You will see how to best leverage the Monthly Active Users metric used for measuring the plan usage. We will detail the API implementation of this metric and how you can use the Analytics dashboard to be sure everything works fine. We will describe as well how the Phone and SMS integration are priced.

Introducing Cloud Pak for Integration

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

You want to know more about Cloud Pak for Integration and how the solution can address your pressing challenges? Come to this session to experience this new framework which is designed to quickly implement integration features such as data & application integration, API management, messaging management. Cloud Pak for Integration offers a single unified platform for your integration needs: API lifecycle, enterprise messaging and high-speed data transfer. It is ideal for integration projects and innovation.

Effective Operational Risk Management with IBM OpenPages

Thursday, April 15, 2021

This workshop will introduce operational risk management together with IBMs technology for this domain: OpenPages. We will explore main OpenPages standard features including business entities, risks, controls, loss events, key risk indicators etc. We will also cover the OpenPages advanced capabilities and possibilities for customization to meet customer's requirements and specifics of different industries.

Store Your Data in Cloud Using IBM Cloud Object Storage

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Learn how cloud based object storage is an ideal solution for storing, archiving, backing up, and managing high volumes of static or unstructured data in cloud — reliably, efficiently, and affordably. This workshop is introduction to IBM Cloud Object Storage with real, practical examples. We will explain what is object storage, compare it to other storage technologies, cover the architecture etc. In live demo and hands-on lab you will have a chance to get first-hand experience with this powerful technology.

IBM Resilient Business Partner Enablement

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

IBM experts will demonstrate you basic Resilient functionalities in the live environment, focusing on practical & usable product know-how and resources that will help you jumpstart your Resilient SOAR-related sales and services activities.

Introducing IBM Cloud Code Engine

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

IBM Cloud Code Engine is the next generation of Serverless application development and deployment, a managed application hosting platform. Built on open-source technologies, Cloud Engine abstracts the infrastructure technology away from the developers, allowing them to focus on writing business code rather than becoming IT infrastructure experts. The less time developers need to spend on their application hosting, the more time they have for delivering the line of business objectives and value to their customers.

IBM Cloud Satellite Overview

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The IBM Cloud Satellite is a managed, distributed cloud platform that delivers cloud services, APIs, access policies, security controls and compliance. The purpose of IBM Cloud Satellite is to deploy applications consistently across on-premises, edge computing and public cloud environments from any cloud vendor. Users of Cloud Satellite consume a common set of cloud services including toolchains, databases, and AI in any location. During this session, we will present the Cloud satellite concepts and we will demo how to install an on-prem location and deploy an application using IBM DevOps.

Watson Assistant: Новые Возможности (на русском языке)

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Watson Assistant - это платформа IBM для разработки и запуска виртуальных помощников (чат-ботов). На этом семинаре мы представим новейшие функции Watson Assistant, которые появились в конце 2020 - начале 2021 года. Мы рассмотрим новый Action Skill, автоматическое тестирование ботов с помощью Botium, Suggestions и интеграцию с Webhooks и веб-виджетами. Тем, кому необходимо получить базовые навыки Watson Asssistant, мы предлагаем посмотреть серию видеороликов на нашем канале YouTube https://ibm.biz/hcb-cee-workshops-youtube (поисковые слова: Develop Chatbots with Watson Assistant).

Watson Assistant: Uncover Latest Features

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Watson Assistant is IBMs technology for developing and running virtual assistants, popularly called chatbots. In this workshop we will introduce Watson Assistant's latest features, available since last six months. We will cover the new Action Skill, automated bot testing with Botium, Suggestions and integration with Webhooks and web widgets. For those who need to develop basic Watson Asssistant skills, we suggest to watch a series of videos at our YouTube channel https://ibm.biz/hcb-cee-workshops-youtube (search words: Develop Chatbots with Watson Assistant).

Permissioned Blockchain by IBM - a Developer's View

Friday, March 26, 2021

Learn the basics of developing apps for permissioned blockchain networks. In this webinar, we will show how to develop chaincode (smart contracts) in Hyperledger Fabric based networks using IBM Blockchain Platform. In the demo and hands-on labs, we will use Node.js snippets for invoking transactions on the network. We will perform CRUD operations on assets stored in the Blockchain ledger. You will receive Node and Golang snippets which you can reuse in your Blockchain projects - both for the client application and for the chaincode.

Experience the Simplicity of Serverless with IBM Cloud Functions

Monday, March 22, 2021

This workshop will introduce basic concepts of serverless computing and IBM Cloud Functions. We will cover serverless concepts and features such as namespaces, actions, sequences, triggers and rules. In the hands-on exercise we will create, build, and run a cloud-native Node.js app using Cloud Functions.

Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud, Part 2 - Scaling, Logging and Monitoring

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Together with its Part 1, this workshop helps you prepare for the exam needed for the Acclaim badge "Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud". Today, you will learn some best practices in using IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, taking advantage of services available from the community and IBM Cloud to get started quickly. You will learn how to analyze logs and monitor the application’s health with LogDNA and Sysdig.

Make Data Based Decisions with the Help of Watson Studio

Friday, March 12, 2021

In this workshop you will learn how to build solutions that help people make decisions based on data. People are often biased when making decisions. See the big picture of how to make decisions based on your goals and with regard to limitations you have (such as time, money or other resources). Decision Optimization for Watson Studio is a tool you can use to build such solution. Today we will cover the basics of decision optimization and show you how to use the Decision Optimization for Watson Studio.

Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud, Part 1 - Essentials

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

This workshop is an introduction to using containers on Kubernetes in the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service (IKS). Together with its Part 2, this workshop helps you prepare for the exam needed for the Acclaim badge "Operating Kubernetes on IBM Cloud". Today, you will learn how to create and use two free, managed services on IBM Cloud: IKS and Container Registry. In practical hands-on labs you will create your own IKS cluster (which you can continue using after the workshop), deploy a sample application built with Docker container technology, scale this app and connect it to a back-end service.

Watson Assistant: Uncover Latest Features

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Watson Assistant is IBMs technology for developing and running virtual assistants, popularly called chatbots. In this workshop we will introduce Watson Assistant's latest features, some of them made available at the end of 2020. We will cover the new Action Skill, automated bot testing with Botium, Suggestions and integration with Webhooks and web widgets. For those who need to develop basic Watson Asssistant skills, we suggest to watch a series of videos at our YouTube channel https://ibm.biz/hcb-cee-workshops-youtube (search words: Develop Chatbots with Watson Assistant).

Introduction to Containers Orchestration with IBM Cloud - Part 2

Friday, February 19, 2021

Today, we will build upon the topics covered in Part 1 of this workshop and expand our knowledge with understanding why and how to use Red HaT OpenShift Containers Platform, managing applications with Helm and practicing DevOps with Toolchains.

Introduction to Containers Orchestration with IBM Cloud - Part 1

Thursday, February 18, 2021

In this workshop, participants will learn basics of containers and orchestration on IBM Cloud. We will look at open source solutions and entreprise grade solutions, IBM technologies and Cloud platforms to understand how to build modern hybrid cloud applications based on the latest technologies. Today we will look into microservices, containers, containers orchestration, Docker and Kubernetes.

Experience the Simplicity of Serverless with IBM Cloud Functions

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

This workshop will introduce basic concepts of serverless computing and IBM Cloud Functions. We will cover serverless concepts and features such as namespaces, actions, sequences, triggers and rules. In the hands-on exercise we will create, build, and run a cloud-native Node.js app using Cloud Functions.

Make Data Based Decisions with the Help of Watson Studio

Friday, February 5, 2021

In this workshop you will learn how to build solutions that help people make decisions based on data. People are often biased when making decisions. See the big picture of how to make decisions based on your goals and with regard to limitations you have (such as time, money or other resources). Decision Optimization for Watson Studio is a tool you can use to build such solution. Today we will cover the basics of decision optimization and show you how to use the Decision Optimization for Watson Studio.

Watson Assistant: Uncover Latest Features

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

This workshop will introduce basic concepts of Watson Assistant, such as intents, entities, context variables, dialog nodes. We will start with simple example, and will enhance it with more enhanced capabilities, such as Action Skill, Search skill, integrations, new metrics, testing automation and more. Some of these features were made available at the end of 2020.