IMS Regional User Group Host Presentation - IMS UG July 2013 NYC
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IMS Regional User Group Host Presentation - IMS UG July 2013 NYC



Sandy Sherrill's presentation on IMS Updates from the IBM Silicon Valley Lab, including programs, conferences, offerings, and more.

Sandy Sherrill's presentation on IMS Updates from the IBM Silicon Valley Lab, including programs, conferences, offerings, and more.



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IMS Regional User Group Host Presentation - IMS UG July 2013 NYC IMS Regional User Group Host Presentation - IMS UG July 2013 NYC Presentation Transcript

  • © 2013 IBM Corporation Worldwide User Groups 2013 IMS Regional User Groups New York City, July 18, 2013 Sandy Sherrill IMS RUG Advocate for New York City and Toronto IBM Silicon Valley Lab
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation Today’s Agenda • Welcome and Introductions, Sandy Sherrill • Calling out from IMS Applications: Methods and Best Practices, Jack Yuan • IMS User Interface Updated, Kyle Charlet • Lunch • What’s new in OTMA for your IMS Connect and Websphere MQ Applications, Jack Yuan • Your Big Data Solution is not Complete Without IMS on System z, Kyle Charlet
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation Notice to Employees and Representatives from GOE Entities • At this IBM function, IBM is providing breakfast and lunch meals and/or promotional items and considers this a normal business courtesy. U.S. Federal government regulations and some state or local government agencies do not permit their employees to accept food or refreshments from contractors doing business with them. • IBM provides this notice to assist you in ensuring that your acceptance of the amenities is in compliance with your employer’s internal policies. If your receipt of the amenities during your attendance and participation in the event presents an issue, please advise IBM, and plan for alternate meal options. 3
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation Upcoming Conferences featuring IMS IBM Information on Demand November 3 – November 8 Las Vegas, NV Konigstein, Germany October 23, 24 IBM Enterprise Systems October 21 - 15 Orlando, FL
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation IMS Sessions @ IOD 2013 • IMS Disaster Recovery Overview • Improving IMS Performance via Dynamic Tuning of Buffer Pools and Subpools • IMS as a Viable Cloud Platform? An Evaluation of the Challenges and Opportunities • Your Big Data solution is not complete without IMS on System z • Orienteering through your Multi-Platform Enterprise: Java Development on System z Best Practices • 45 Years Strong: IMS Introduces Its Most Innovative Release • Does your Big Data need maintenance? Automatic Database Reorganizations and Performance Tuning is Here • Worlds Together: IMS and .NET • IMS: The Original No SQL Big Data Engine • IMS in a Sysplex Environment: Challenges and Solutions • Managing Databases more effectively using IMS Database Solution Pack • IMS 13 Transaction Manager: Simpler Operations in an Open Environment • IMS 13 System: Easier Management with Increased Reliability • IMS 13 DB and DBRC: Greater Resiliency for your Data • Up and Running on IMS in Record Time! • Increase ROI by Expanding the Life of your IMS applications for Another 45 years! • Standard access to IMS data assets from COBOL using SQL 5 Customer Advisory Council Meeting Customer Appreciation Dinner Certification Exams – the first is free!
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation IMS Customer Sessions @ IOD 2013 • Transamerica: Dynamic Change Management in IMS, Simplified to Deliver Higher Availability • State of Arizona: Upgrading to IMS 12 from IMS 10: Lessons learned • State of Arizona: IMS has a catalog: Did you get the memo? • China Construction Bank: Achieving Consistent Microsecond Response Time in High Volume, High Growth Enterprise Databases • IMS 13 QPP Experience at Volvo IT • Wellpoint: Using IMS to Drive Innovation around our Key Business Initiatives • SunLife Financial: Doing Mobile before Mobile was Mobile • Wellpoint: How a Company in the Healthcare Industry was able to Improve Access to Data through Cloning • Scotiabank Leverages DataPower to Expand IMS Callout Capabilities 6
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation Introducing: IMS Database 12 Value Unit Edition • The same high-speed, highly available IMS data server at a one-time charge price • Provides competitive advantage to IMS 12 data sharing clients requiring additional cost-effective access to IMS data for net new workload. • Expressly for net new applications or workloads in Java or SQL only, through IMS Open Database, from applications on WebSphere Application Server on z/OS • Adds new customized capabilities addressing business growth based on key business initiatives including services-oriented architecture (SOA), enterprise and mobile access strategy, and operational business intelligence (BI). • Leverages the unique industry-leading performance and workload management capabilities of IMS. • Value Unit Edition
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation 8 IMS Business Value Assessment Roadmap Help clients identify ways to get more out of their IMS investment. • A proactive assessment • Provides tactical and strategic recommendations to: – Increase benefits – Lower costs – Improve processing efficiencies for IMS applications IBM or BP Services for Deployment Supported by Subject Matter Experts from Development Lab Joint Proof Of Concept Client Implementation IMS Value Assessment? Project Kickoff Call Data Consolidation and Technical Assessment Generate Recommendations and develop workshop materials Deliver Recommendations Proposal for next steps. IBM Client team follow-up Discovery Workshop Contact Laura Hunsinger,, for details
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation IMS Customer Internship Program - 2013 Nominations are now being accepted Opportunity to work side-by-side with the IMS development team 2-6 week sessions are available at SVL lab throughout the year Contact Tori Gonzalez for more information: 9 “…every subject was successfully covered by the most appropriate expert. While I was there at SVL, the program was flexible enough so we could address certain topics which I personally identified, that would benefit me at my home location...” “…a unique experience, where I was given the opportunity to meet with the IMS developers and testers at the IBM Lab, and work side by side with them… It's incredible to meet people whose work is known worldwide.”
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation IMS ISV Community
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation IMS Social Community! 11
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation IMS 12 - Extras
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation IMS Enterprise Suite 2.2 • IMS ES SOAP Gateway • IMS ES Connect APIs for Java and C • IMS ES Explorer for Development • IMS ES DLIModel Utility plug-in • IMS TM Resource Adapter • IMS Web 2.0 solutions • Installable Information Center NEW!
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation Are you getting the most from your IMS investment? IMS is the GOLD Standard for: Availability Performance Dependability IMS makes modernizing easy and affordable Support for IMS 10 ended on November 12, 2012 We Can Help! •Version-to-Version Migrations •Health Checks •SOA Pilots •Capacity Planning •Shared Queues, Data Sharing, Sysplex •….and much more! Contact Visit us @
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation Download these IMS White Papers Download it today at Download it today at
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation Introducing…… • Suzanna Khatchatrian • IMS Development Manager, IMS Open Access Development • Taking over as Advocate for NYC RUG in September 2013 16
  • © 2013 IBM Corporation Questions?