This project will create a solution guide to help our customers understand the key advantages of AIX in the enterprise IT marketplace.

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Benefits to Resident


Residents will work with development and the product management team to learn about the latest Version and Release enhancements sitting on top and leveraging new features of the latest hardware offerings. Upon completion of the project, residents will create a guide that will assist our technical sellers with their conversations with our customers about AIX best in class features and roadmap.

IBM Redbooks want technical practitioners to be recognized for their newly gained knowledge, experience, and accomplishments. Therefore, upon successful delivery of the publication produced by this IBM Redbooks residency, you will become eligible to earn an IBM Redbooks Digital Badge issued through Credly.



Resident Prerequisites

A basic requirement for all residents is the ability to read and clearly express concepts and procedures in common English.

In addition to authoring a Redbooks deliverable, participants will be expected to create at least one technical blog post and to appear in one video to complement the main deliverable. The blog posts can be done during the residency, or immediately after the residency ends and the participant has returned home. Participants will also be asked to help promote all deliverables created during the residency through social media.


Skills NeededRequested Skill Level
AIX core system best practices5
Supporting IBM AIX customers4
Implementing a cloud infrastructure on an AIX base5
Leveraging the latest Power Systems features4
Understanding the advantages of AIX in the current marketplace4
Enterprise class system architecture4

Scale is 1 = None, 2 = Limited, 3 = Average, 4 = Good and 5 = Excellent.

Documentation Skills

Documentation Skills NeededRequested Doc Skill Level
Engligh written4
English spoken4
Understanding of IBM (Redbook) documentation style3
Texan Spoken Real Slow3

Scale is 1 = None, 2 = Limited, 3 = Average, 4 = Good and 5 = Excellent.

Social Media Skills

Social Media Skills NeededRequested Soc Media Skill Level
Blogging experience2
YouTube (Speaking in videos)2

Scale is 1 = None, 2 = Limited, 3 = Average, 4 = Good and 5 = Excellent.

Start Date
06 Sep 2021

End Date
01 Oct 2021

3 weeks

Residents needed
3 (Clients, Business Partners, IBMers)

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06 Aug 2021

Residency Location
No primary location

Residency Leader
Scott Vetter

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