Today’s clouds are about more than expanding reach, they're about expanding possibility. Once, cloud was simply the tool you used to access your files from anywhere and to make your IT operations more efficient. Today, it’s an incubator of ideas that can help you continually test, adjust and deploy new innovations more nimbly than ever before. This session will introduce you to the next wave of platforms where you can easily collaborate across the globe, or be a hero, to build, test, deploy and manage new solutions in the cloud rapidly. To achieve this IBM continues to contribute and embrace open-standards, and has built a cloud-based platform for building, managing, and running apps of all types, such as web, mobile, big data, cognitive tasks and smart devices. Announcing Bluemix - a brand new cloud platform enabling development on the cloud, for the cloud, by the crowd!