IBM has today announced that it is going to mark Develothon 2010, which is a programme aimed at assisting the software developers in India in developing skills in newer technological fields.
The company is planning to organize a 27-city roadshow in collaboration with its developerWorks forum. The forum is credited for its coverage of skills and software evangelization. More than 18,000 IT professionals were skilled in 2009 under it.
Develothon 2010 will take up technical sessions, briefing the professionals with the new technologies on issues like cloud computing, information agenda, business performance management, business intelligence, social networking collaboration, mashups and service-oriented architecture.
Similar sessions would be held in 27 recognized academic institutions in India.
IBM has said that the programme seeks growth and innovation in the field, thereby training the professionals to perform better.
Himanshu Goyal, Country Manager – Academic Initiatives, developerWorks and Globalization, Software Group, IBM India said that IBM aims to take the professionals to a better level in India through this programme.
“The world of information technology is extremely competitive and dynamic”, he said.