Joining your organization’s Cloud Pak for Data as a Service account

You can join your organization’s existing Cloud Pak for Data as a Service account to share services and resources that are provisioned for that account.

The account administrator must add you to the IBM Cloud account and give you access to Cloud Pak for Data as a Service.

If you didn’t receive an email with the following information, ask your Cloud Pak for Data as a Service administrator:

  • The IBM Cloud account name for Cloud Pak for Data as a Service
  • The resource group name for the Cloud Pak for Data as a Service account.

You sign up for Cloud Pak for Data as a Service with your personal IBM Cloud credentials and then specify your organization’s account details for Cloud Pak for Data as a Service.

To join an existing Cloud Pak for Data as a Service account:

  1. Go to dataplatform.cloud.ibm.com.
  2. Log in with your personal IBM Cloud credentials or create an account.
  3. When prompted, select the IBM Cloud account name and the resource group name.
  4. Click Continue. Your Watson Studio home page appears. Although you log in with your personal IBM Cloud credentials, you see the name of your organization’s account next to your avatar in the menu bar.
    Account name

You can now use Cloud Pak for Data as a Service and your organization’s services. Go directly to the Cloud Pak for Data as a Service site for your region to log in with your personal credentials:

If you have a personal Cloud Pak for Data as a Service account, you can switch to your organization’s account by selecting it from the account list in the menu bar, next to your avatar.