Master the Mainframe Contest for Programmers with Digital Badges for Winners from IBM

Master the Mainframe Contest for Programmers with Digital Badges for Winners from IBM

Worldwide 17 Jan 2021


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IBM is inviting all programmers all over the world to participate in the Master the Mainframe contest 2020. Master the Mainframe is a fun way to get hands-on experience across a variety of technologies, to develop valuable skills, and to earn digital badges – with no prior knowledge required.

About the Contest:-

  • By participating in this competition, you will go through the following stages:

    • Learn the basics of navigation, files and programs.

    • Practice programming languages, operating systems and technologies.

    • Participate in real-world challenges.

  • The contest consists of:

    • Learning System.

      • Anyone can register to use the Learning System and earn IBM Digital Badges. Take on the same challenges, but no prizes are awarded. The system is open year-round.

    • The Student Contest

      • Students attending any accredited institution can register for the global virtual contest, compete for prizes, and earn badges. The contest is open September 14, 2020 through January 17, 2021.


  • Master the Mainframe introduces all participants to enterprise systems and inspires interest in mainframe technology.

  • The participants will:

    • Gain unique skills required for enterprise systems.

    • Learn how to code and build innovations using the mainframe.

    • Earn Digital Badges.

    • Find employment opportunities.

  • Educators will:

    • Take advantage of a graded, turnkey, hands-on project that is easily incorporated into curriculums

    • Get additional educator resources—including curricula, access to systems, e-learning, and more– through the IBM Z Academic Initiative

About IBM:-

IBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions and is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely. IBM believes that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership and progressive action. 

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