Category: WebSphere User Group
Cities covered: Schaumburg, Deerfield, Northbrook, Northfield, Glenview, Naperville, Oakbrook and Lombard.
Group Detail: Chicago North-West Integration and Cloud Computing WebSphere User Group objective is to promote IBM WebSphere technologies, with focus on integration and Cloud Computing PaaS or IaaS implementation, using WebSphere Application Server. The group is designed to provide professionals, users and consultants a forum to share ideas, experience, expertise and best practices. This group plans to have technical sessions, presentations and product overviews from IBM, vendors & customers to learn latest enhancements to WebSphere Application Server and related technologies, focusing on Cloud Computing.
Region North America
North America United States
The Chicago North-West WUG now has 2 new leaders: Elena Nanos - HCSC (Blue Cross Blue Shield) Lead Systems Architect and Cindy Schmoeller - CSC WebSphere Engineer. For more details, please click on the Contact Group Owner link under the group profile picture or email Elena_Nanos@bcbsil.com.
Our next meeting will take place on June 5th, 2013 at at Zurich towers @ 1450 American Lane, Schaumburg, IL. Attendance is free and breakfast & lunch are included. If you plan to attend, registration is required to get access to facility. We hope to see you there!
See agenda below -Breakfast (included) – 8:30-9:00 am
Time: 9:00 - 9:15 am - Welcome and introductions from Chicago North-West Integration and Cloud Computing WUG leaders:
Cindy Schmoeller and Elena Nanos
Time: 9:15 - 10:30 am - WebSphere: A journey towards Cloud
Speaker: Stephen Kinder - IBM STSM, WebSphere SOA and Virtualization Architect
Time: 10:40 - 11:40 am - IBM's Social Collaboration products
Speaker: Chris Ganim - IBM Client Technical Professional Collaboration Solutions on System z
Lunch (included) 11:40 - 12:40 pm
Time: 12:40 - 2:10 pm - IBM’s Mobile Direction and WorkLight
Speaker: Neil Doherty - IBM Mobile Sales Specialist in Worklight
Abstract: Worklight is a new IBM acquisition with products and solutions to support the rapid growth of mobile devices organizations need to support. Complimenting IBM's current offerings with Worklight will allow customers to quickly and efficiently develop, manage and control mobile web applications. Demo will be included.
Time: 2:20 – 3:30 pm - IBM Data Power Appliance & Cast Iron Cloud Integration
Speaker: Miles Roty and Chuck Fried - TxMQ Senior Account Executes
Abstract: Overview and demo of IBM DataPower and Cast Iron functionality, showing how Mobility fits with both, as well as a general overview of API Management.
Time : 3:30 – 4:00 pm - The singleton pattern and implementations
Speaker: Ming Yuan - Zurich Solution Architect
Abstract: Singleton is one of design patterns that have been used almost everywhere. But there are some tips and ticks in implementing it correctly. Do you know them? This presentation will provide you 7 different Singleton implementations in Java. Do they all implement the pattern correctly? Which one is the best?