Robin Hoyt, IMS TM L2 Technical support Vikram Manchala, IMS software development Manager Maida Snapper, Technical Support and Software Services Specialist
Here are the IMS Regional User Group advocates for North America. Be sure to contact your advocate and discuss potential topics for your events.
Here are the RUG advocates for Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. If you do not have an IMS RUG advocate, email us at [email_address] to get connected.
Agenda: Unfortunately, Betty Patterson is out sick with a cold but I am pleased to introduce STSM Greg Vance who will present IMS V14 Overview. IMS Developer, William Li will present on IMS Explorer for Development as well as give us a demo today. Last but certainly not least we have IMS Modernization & IMS SOA enablement guru, Deepak Kohli
Please emphasize that: IMS Symposium in Germany is a great place to get focused IMS technical education. It’s not just for IMS clients in Germany, or even in EMEA. It’s attracted clients from North America, Brazil, Asia. Dollar for dollar, it’s a great opportunity to build IMS expertise at the only conference that is exclusively about IMS.
IMS Willdfire Workshops are back in 2016 with an IMS V14 product enhancement focus. Stay tuned for more information and locations for a workshop near you.
We have some great IMS replay sessions. Simply click on a link, register, and view at your convenience.
Reminder to clients that the IMS BVA Workshop is alive and well. This is a NO-CHARGE workshop during which we send IMS SMEs to meet with their IMS staff and help them get more value from IMS. Step #1 Assessment Kickoff - Conference call with client focal points Agree on objectives and scope Identify key participants from customer and IBM Agree on timeframe Step #2 Questionnaires and data gathering Schedule on-site 1/2-day Discovery workshop Collect current status on IMS usage Client should have all documentation and personnel available for workshop Step #3 Assessment + further discussion to clarify client interests, issues, and environment SMEs review information collected Develop recommendations Step #4 On-site Recommendations Workshop – Present results and plan next steps
Goal of the CAC: To establish an on-going relationship between IBM’s IMS development teams and IMS customers that are engaged in enterprise application modernization, integration and expansion. CAC monthly e-Meetings will start meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM (PST) We want to to better understand your current and emerging application development needs, including architecture, and any obstacles that prevent IMS from meeting them. Customer Benefits: Meet and network with other companies who use IMS Provide input on IBM IMS Product Direction Meet and establish on-going conversations w/the IMS Architects and Technical Leads Influence IBM&apos;s Product Strategy
Customer can meet with Tori and their account representative to discuss possible sessions in which they would like to participate Customers should request now, budget allocation for this 2016 expense Contact your account representative for further information. Or send Tori’s information to your account for nominations or for more information contact [email_address] or Tori Gonzalez at email@example.com Now planning for April 2016’s event
We work with more than 28 ISVs – Independent Software Vendors – and consider them a critical part of our community. They work with us during our Quality Partnership Program, just as our clients do, to ensure that you are supported from Day 1 with each new release. If you ever want to see technical sessions by the vendor partners – send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have an excellent “1 stop shop” for technical information and resources. The IBM Knowledge Center will guide you to: wikis, developerWorks, Support, Redbooks, PartnerWorld, and more. Don&apos;t forget to check it out!
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