In my DB2 on Campus tours, I've met amazing people doing incredible work for the DB2 community. Sometimes I felt they were not being recognized for their volunteer work (even though they were not asking for this, but were doing things out of their own passion for the product). I'm happy to let you know that this week, IBM is announcing a new program called "IBM Data Champion". This program has been designed to recognize and reward members of the worldwide data management community who contribute in forums, run Web sites promoting or using data management products, write articles and technical guides, produce videos and podcasts, speak at technical conferences, and teach technical skills. Anyone who is not a current IBM employee is eligible.
For more information about the program, please visit http://www.ibm.com/software/data/champion