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IMS RUG Host Presentation - IMS UG April 2013 San Ramon


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IMS RUG Host Presentation - IMS UG April 2013 San Ramon

  1. 1. IMS Regional User Groups San Ramon April 18, 2013 Catherine Cox IMS RUG Advocate San Ramon IBM Silicon Valley Lab 2013 Worldwide User Groups © 2013 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda Title SpeakerWelcome and Introductions Catherine CoxIMS V13 Overview Ken BlackmanDriving the Business Value through IMS Connect Yuhui Li LunchCalling out from IMS applications: Methods and Jack YuenBest PracticesNextGen GUI for IMS Administration Demetrius Dimatos © 2013 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. Conferences in 2013 March 9 – 14, 2014, Anaheim, CA April 28 – May 2, Las Vegas, NV IMS + WebSphere June 2 – June 7, Orlando, FL IMS + Rational November 3 – November 8 Las Vegas, NV United Kingdom, Spain, Nordics, Germany © 2013 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. Free IMS Lab-driven Customer Workshops • IMS Business Value Assessment – Business and architectural review of IMS subsystem and applications with the goal of helping customers get more value out of their IMS investment • IMS Database Workshop – Hands-on workshop for application developers to learn about and test drive the latest advances in IMS database technology • IMS SOA Workshop – Hands-on workshop for application developers to learn about IMS SOA capabilities that help you service-enable and reuse IMS assets (data and business logic), and save money! • IMS Cobol, JAVA, and PLI Application Development Workshops – Hands-on workshop for application developers to test drive the latest tools that accelerate and simplify IMS application development; available for COBOL, PLI, and JAVA developers Want to know more? Ask Laura Hunsinger © 2013 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. 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:“…every subject was successfully covered by themost appropriate expert. While I was there at SVL, “…a unique experience, where Ithe program was flexible enough so we could was given the opportunity toaddress certain topics which I personally identified, meet with the IMS developersthat would benefit me at my home location...” and testers at the IBM Lab, and work side by side with them… Its incredible to meet people whose work is known worldwide.” © 2013 IBM Corporation 5
  6. 6. IMS ISV Community © 2013 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. Become part of our online community! © 2013 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. IMS 12 - Extras Phoenix, Dallas, Columbus, Detroit, Charlotte, Boston, Hartford, Toronto, NYC, Springfield, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, San Francisco © 2013 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. IMS Enterprise Suite 2.2• IMS ES SOAP Gateway• IMS ES Connect APIs for Java and C• IMS ES Explorer for Development• IMS TM Resource Adapter• IMS Web 2.0 solutions• Installable Information Center NEW! © 2013 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. Are you getting the most from your IMS investment? IMS is the GOLD Standard for: Availability Performance Dependability Support for IMS 10 ended IMS makes modernizing on November 12, 2012 easy and affordable We Can Help!•Version-to-Version Migrations Visit us @•Health Checks•SOA Pilots•Capacity Planning Contact•Shared Queues, Data Sharing, Sysplex•….and much more! © 2013 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. Download these IMS White Papers Download it today at Download it today at © 2013 IBM Corporation
  12. 12. Requirements Management• Historically… internal IBM FITS tool – Used to manage/track customer requirements, customers do not have direct access to their requirements• Going forward via Request for Enhancements (RFE) online portal – Customers can directly manage/track their requirements – greater accessibility – Plus access and ability to vote/comment/watch other public requirements• RFE already used by Rational, Tivoli, WebSphere, DB2 for z/OS , DB2 Tools and IMS Tools RFE Community •Submit and Edit •Notifications (email and RSS) •Search and View •Groups •Attachments •Metrics portal •Voting •Administrative portal Customers •Commenting •Escalation process Brand Development •Watching •And more… © 2013 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. IMS RFE • Rollout plan • RFE target for general use beginning 2Q2013 • FITS target for closing 1Q2013 • Key requirements can be recreated in RFE in order to track and allow others to view/vote/comment/watch • RFE is easy to use – logon with your developerWorks IBM ID • Submit from the IM RFE site – many fields auto-filled, straight-forward form • Search for RFEs – easily find an RFE via search filters: View, Comment, Vote, Watch • Track my RFEs – view all the RFEs that you’re interested in, plus automated notifications YouTube videos: © 2013 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. Questions? © 2013 IBM Corporation