IBM – The Great Mind Challenge

The IBM Great Mind Challenge conducts a series of contests to encourage students to do some research and development in the given field. The businesses all over the world are going great heights in improving their way of doing business. They are aiming to hit all levels of technology advancements that are in place today. A great survey taken on this area reveals that, the world business’ 80% of the cost are invested in the four big technologies like Analytics, Cloud, Mobility, and Social. This challenge aims at creating a greater opportunity in understanding these technologies and learning to implement them in the best ways.

About the Challenge

  • The current challenge is themed on Mobility and its uses.
  • The candidates belonging to any AICTE accredited and approved Engineering University or College can apply to take up the challenge.
  • The selected candidates will get the great opportunity of learning and developing mobility related applications with the active mentorship of IBM Labs experts.
  • They can also get mentorship from software companies.
  • The candidates who win the challenge are offered internships in country-wide software companies.
  • There are around 100 internships offered every year.

Application and selection

  • The candidates must create a login on http://ibmtgmc.com/user/register .
  • The candidates have to fill in the appropriate details during login to create an account.
  • Once the account is created that candidate will have to explain about their project and provide all the required details.
  • Then the candidate will be given lot of resources for learning and developing.

Other information

  • The candidates are given resources on the following areas.
    • Getting started with IBM Worklight
    • IBM Redbook
    • First Worklight Application
    • How-Tos about Worklight
    • Videos on Worklight
    • Worklight application center
    • A series on IBM MobileFirst Tech talk
    • Info on IBM MobileFirst website
    • The candidates must perform Project Development & project Submission through IBM JazzHub:
      • Registration
      • Overview
      •  Features
      • Rational Team Concert (RTC)
      • Eclipse Orion
      • Other useful resources
      • The businesses all over the world are going great heights in improving their way of doing business.
      • This challenge aims at creating a greater opportunity in understanding these technologies and learning to implement them in the best ways.
      • They are aiming to hit all levels of technology advancements that are in place today. A great survey taken on this area reveals that, the world business’ 80% of the cost are invested in the four big technologies like Analytics, Cloud, Mobility, and Social.
      •  All the eligible candidates are given equal opportunity.
      • All the candidates with smart mind to develop application on new technologies and aspiring to learn new things can apply for this challenge.