Galvanize Bluemix Academy to Assist IBM Customers with Advanced Skills

By CIOReview | Tuesday, March 1, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: With the aim of enhancing the skills, methods, tools and extending support for IBM customers with organizational development, Galvanize-the technology firm focused on data science, web development and entrepreneurship enters into a partnership with IBM and launches the Galvanize Bluemix Academy.

Galvanize Bluemix Academy is an eight weeks program that will assist in improving the skills around modern development methods. The program will modernize the development approaches and improve IBM Bluemix applications under the guidance of a skilled mentor. Galvanize Bluemix Academy also offers IBM's largest strategic customers with the ability to accelerate the organizational transformation.

Most of the companies follow agile methodology to modernize the infrastructure and the machines. IBM Bluemix unleashes cloud platform with accelerated development capabilities for building, running, and managing applications and services. It also has more than 140 tools and services spanning categories of big data, mobile, Watson, analytics, integration, DevOps, security and Internet of Things.

Steve Robinson, General Manager, IBM Cloud says that the firm is excited to get their enterprise customers into the innovative and experiential environment, where they can learn the best information from the best teachers.

 “As organizations adopt platforms that enable continuous development opportunities, the same organization needs to modernize their engineering teams on the methods, skills and tooling to be successful,” said Jim Deters CEO of Galvanize.

Galvanize Bluemix Academy, is making a debut this spring in Galvanize campuses nationwide including Denver, Austin, and Phoenix in fall 2016. The program will also be offered to IBM Bluemix Garage locations globally.