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Announcement: As part of effort to improve on communication on IBM Cloud, this group is now being merged to the newly created “IBM Cloud – Toronto” meetup group.

We are pleased to invite all existing and future members to join the new group at:


The current group will be dissembled by the end of year 2018.

As all future events and announcements will be made at the new group, we hope to invite you to be part of the fun, and share the excitement over there.

Please post in the new group if you have any questions, and we will be excited to seeing you there.

Best Wishes!

October 2, 2018


ABOUT: Geared towards developers, architects and all Bluemix enthusiasts, we learn about Bluemix hands on with fellow developers. Learn how to use this new PaaS product while you build your app and the many available services. Our meetups are free and sponsored by IBM.

Sign up (https://ibm.biz/Meetup_Toronto2) and create your next app on IBM Bluemix!

Take an Intro Course: IBM Bluemix Essentials (https://developer.ibm.com/courses/all-courses/bluemix-essentials/)

What is IBM Bluemix? IBM Bluemix is a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) developed by IBM. It supports several programming languages and services as well as integrated DevOps to build, run, deploy and manage applications on the cloud. Bluemix is based on Cloud Foundry open technology and runs on SoftLayer infrastructure.

Useful Links:

Bluemix Garage Toronto (https://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/bluemix/garage/) - physical, collaborative spaces for developers, product managers and designers to collaborate with IBM experts to rapidly innovate and deliver new cloud applications to be deployed onto Bluemix.

IBM Academic Initiative Bluemix (http://www-304.ibm.com/ibm/university/academic/pub/page/cloud_paas) - Teach students how to create cloud applications using IBM Bluemix: IBM’s platform as a service. Create apps quickly with pre-configured instant services, runtimes, and sample code without having to worry about setting up an infrastructure.

IBM Global Entrepreneur Program (http://www-01.ibm.com/software/info/ecod/cloudoffer/startup.html) - Build, launch and scale your business on IBM Cloud. Startups can receive up to $120K IBM Cloud credit.

Sample Apps and Code (http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/ibmwatson/developercloud/gallery.html) built on Bluemix - cognitive apps using Watson services on Bluemix

Bring your App to the IBM Marketplace (https://marketplace.ibmcloud.com/home) and extend your reach! If your cloud offering runs on SoftLayer (http://www.softlayer.com/) (IaaS), Bluemix (https://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/bluemix/) (PaaS) or is a ready-to-deploy business application (SaaS), we want to hear from you!


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What's new in WebSphere - Transform Contact Centre with Watson-powered Agents

IBM Canada Software Lab - Toronto

Re-posting an event from IBM Tech Talk group for those who may be interested. https://www.meetup.com/Toronto-IBM-Tech-Talks-Meetup/events/259740509/ Please note, registration is required. -------------------------------- What's new in WebSphere Transform your contact centre with Watson-powered agents Refreshments will be provided. Please register so IBM can plan accordingly. Agenda 9:00 - 9:30 AM Attendees arrive and enjoy refreshments 9:30 - 10:45 AM What's New in WebSphere: Update and Roadmap 10:45 - 11:00 AM Break 11:00 - 12:00 PM Transform your contact centre with Watson-powered Agents 12:00 - 1:00 PM Light lunch Registration and more detail are here: http://ibm.biz/usergroupMar19

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Introduction to IBM Multicloud Manager & Object Storage technology

IBM Centre for Solution Innovation (Yonge/Bloor)

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