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  • IBM i Services and ACS: What’s in the latest announcements? - Tim Rowe and Scott Forstie

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    Tim Rowe and Scott Forstie will explain and demonstrate the new and enhanced capabilities recently added to IBM i Services and IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS).

    Tim Rowe and Scott Forstie will explain and demonstrate the new and enhanced capabilities recently added to IBM i Services and IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). The IBM i Services enhancements typically ship in the Db2 PTF Groups for IBM i 7.3 and 7.4, timed with each new Technology Refresh availability. Check out the IBM iSee Video Blog by Tim and Scott here and download the latest version of ACS here.

  • The Latest with IBM i from October 2020 - Steve Will

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    This webcast will be available from October 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM Central Time

    IBM i, with its integrated database, linkages to the latest programming languages, and connections to new cognitive technologies is perfectly positioned to lead companies into the future with AI, IoT and open source capabilities. In this session, Steve Will, IBM i Chief Architect, will highlight the new capabilities provided in the latest Technology Refresh for IBM i 7.3 and 7.4    

  • October 2020 IBM i Updates

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    IBM and COMMON are teaming up to bring you the latest enhancements and features to IBM i and Power Systems. New sessions will appear here at 10:00 am CT on October 6, 7, and 8. Register once for all sessions and return here on the premier dates to access the content.

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    Digital events and conferences may be the new normal.  But that shouldn’t stop your IBM i education. IBM and COMMON are teaming up to bring you the latest enhancements and features to IBM i and Power Systems. Wherever you are, join the IBM experts for a 3-part webcast series from October 6 - 8. You will learn the latest information about IBM i, including IBM i Services, ACS, and Open Source.  


    All sessions will appear on the CONTENT tab of this page at the date and times indicated.  Register now and return here on the premier dates to access the content.


    October 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM CT: The Latest with IBM i — Steve Will, IBM

    IBM i, with its integrated database, linkages to the latest programming languages, and connections to new cognitive technologies is perfectly positioned to lead companies into the future with AI, IoT and open source capabilities. In this session, Steve Will, IBM i Chief Architect, will highlight the new capabilities provided in the latest Technology Refresh for IBM i 7.3 and 7.4   


    October 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM CT: Improve Productivity and Reduce the Skills Gap with Open Source on IBM i — Jesse Gorzinski, IBM 

    For many IBM i companies, using open source is becoming a standard way of developing new applications. New open source capabilities are being added to the platform all the time with help from the community. In this session, Jesse Gorzinski, Business Architect for Open Source on IBM i, details the latest open source packages and technologies available for IBM i, including Ansible, and how they can take your business applications and developer productivity to the next level, as well as to help attract new developers and talent to the platform.       


    October 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM CT: IBM i Services and ACS: What’s in the latest announcements?
    — Scott Forstie and Tim Rowe, IBM

    Tim Rowe and Scott Forstie will explain and demonstrate the new and enhanced capabilities recently added to IBM i Services and IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). The IBM i Services enhancements typically ship in the Db2 PTF Groups for IBM i 7.3 and 7.4, timed with each new Technology Refresh availability. Check out the IBM iSee Video Blog by Tim and Scott here and download the latest version of ACS here.

  • Improve Productivity and Reduce the Skills Gap with Open Source on IBM i — Jesse Gorzinski

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    In this session, Jesse Gorzinski, Business Architect for Open Source on IBM i, details the latest open source packages and technologies available for IBM i, including Ansible, and how they can take your business applications and developer productivity to the next level, as well as to help attract new developers and talent to the platform.

    For many IBM i companies, using open source is becoming a standard way of developing new applications. New open source capabilities are being added to the platform all the time with help from the community. In this session, Jesse Gorzinski, Business Architect for Open Source on IBM i, details the latest open source packages and technologies available for IBM i, including Ansible, and how they can take your business applications and developer productivity to the next level, as well as to help attract new developers and talent to the platform.       

    Jesse Gorzinski

    Senior Business Architect - Open Source Software on IBM i

    Jesse Gorzinski works for the IBM i development lab in Rochester, MN. He is the Business Architect of open source technologies. Jesse, who was doing RPG programming at the age of 18, is an expert on application development on IBM i, as well as system access and modernization. His hobbies include playing with his dog, replacing complex applications with 5-line Python programs, and advocating for the use of new technologies on IBM i!Prior to his 2006 employment at IBM, Jesse worked with the AS/400 as an I/T administrator for an IBM customer in the finance/mortgage industry, where he specialized in data backup/recovery, process optimization, and information integrity. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science as well as a Master of Business Administration degree

  • I Inherited an IBM i, Please Help! - Chuck Losinski, Tom Huntington & Ash Giddings

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    This replay is available to non-COMMON members until November 1, 2020 “What the heck is an AS/400?” you think. What your boss might not know—and what you’re about to find out—is that this so-called AS/400 is actually the backbone of your entire business! With no in-house expert to teach you the ropes, where can you turn for help?

    It’s a great time to be an IT professional. With the overall shortage of trained IT staff, you are in demand. Yet employee turnover is also highest in the tech sector. One day, you’re working comfortably alongside your colleague. The next day, she’s gone—poached by a competitor, reassigned, or retired—and your boss hands you her operating system: an AS/400, he says.  

    “What the heck is an AS/400?” you think. What your boss might not know—and what you’re about to find out—is that this so-called AS/400 is actually the backbone of your entire business! With no in-house expert to teach you the ropes, where can you turn for help? 

    Start with this live webinar! The IBM i experts at HelpSystems have decades of experience on the platform. They’ll share proven strategies for successful IBM i systems management, including:  

    • IBM i architectural nuances

    • IBM i interface options

    • IBM i operational basics

    • IBM i security considerations

    • IBM i educational opportunities 

    Most importantly, you’ll learn what your boss really expects from you now and what you need to ask your boss in order to succeed in managing this powerful new platform.

    Chuck Losinski

    Director of Technical Solutions, HelpSystems

    Chuck Losinski, Director of Technical Solutions for the Robot product line, has been with HelpSystems for nearly 20 years. He has over 30 years of experience in IT, including 25+ years on the IBM i platform.

    Chuck's background covers a wide variety of technical responsibilities, involving system implementation, programming, operations, and support. He is certified as an IBM System Administrator and as a HelpSystems Robot Certified Specialist.

    Chuck has helped numerous customers automate business applications from Infor, Oracle JD Edwards, HBOC, RxClaim, Infinium, Fiserv, Jack Henry, and more. Currently he is the co-president of the local IBM i user group, QUSER.

    Tom Huntington

    Executive Vice President of Technical Solutions at HelpSystem

    Tom Huntington is Executive Vice President of Technical Solutions at HelpSystems, and has been with the company for nearly 30 years. He works with business alliances, acquisitions and large customer relationships and ensures that the HelpSystems software works with other major software and hardware vendors worldwide.

    Tom often speaks on enterprise scheduling, security, automation topics, IBM i technology, and the HelpSystems products, and hosts technical presentations on a variety of automation topics. He is the author of the HelpSystems IBM i Marketplace Survey and has written articles on automated operations, security, cloud computing, and business intelligence for leading trade journals and newsletters. He was named an IBM Champion in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 for over three decades of advocation and thought leadership on the IBM i platform.

  • Extract your DDL and Save it

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    But if something were to happen to your database table, you might have the data, but do you have the DDL to be able to easily rebuild everything ?

    We all have great procedures for saving the data on our systems. But if something were to happen to your database table, you might have the data, but do you have the DDL to be able to easily rebuild everything ?   In this session we will look at how to easily extract the DDL such that you have that key description information for the future.

    Tim Rowe

    Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i

    Tim Rowe is the Business Architect for IBM i responsible for System Management and Application Development. He has a passion for modernization on IBM i and how we can continue to move IBM i into the world of 'Normal' . In his spare time he is a certified Soccer referee and enjoys refereeing games with his youngest son.

    Scott Forstie

    Db2 for i Business Architect

    Scott Forstie is a Senior Technical Staff Member within IBM i development and spends most of his time working as the Db2 for i Business Architect. He has worked on IBM operating system development since joining IBM in 1989.

    Scott is a frequently published author, speaker at industry events around the globe and can be found @Forstie_IBMi and forstie@us.ibm.com. Scott is an avid runner and enjoys cooking.

  • Convert your DDS to DDL

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    We are going to look at some methods that will empower you to be able to take those key files created with DDS and easily convert them to a table with DDL.

    Many of us have DDS today that still is used to describe our data. We have asked, 'how to I convert that to DDL?' , 'Is there some magic tool?' .   In this session we are not going to show you any magic, but we are going to look at some methods that will empower you to be able to take those key files created with DDS and easily convert them to a table with DDL. This is an important step in being able to take advantage for the latest in database technology. 

    Tim Rowe

    Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i

    Tim Rowe is the Business Architect for IBM i responsible for System Management and Application Development. He has a passion for modernization on IBM i and how we can continue to move IBM i into the world of 'Normal' . In his spare time he is a certified Soccer referee and enjoys refereeing games with his youngest son.

    Scott Forstie

    Db2 for i Business Architect

    Scott Forstie is a Senior Technical Staff Member within IBM i development and spends most of his time working as the Db2 for i Business Architect. He has worked on IBM operating system development since joining IBM in 1989.

    Scott is a frequently published author, speaker at industry events around the globe and can be found @Forstie_IBMi and forstie@us.ibm.com. Scott is an avid runner and enjoys cooking.

  • IBM iSee Video Blog

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    Short demonstrations of tools to help you in your everyday work. Presented by Scott Forstie and Tim Rowe, IBM

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    Short demonstrations of tools, techniques and examples (including working SQL examples!!) to help you solve real problems that are part of your everyday work.  Presented by Scott Forstie and Tim Rowe, IBM

  • iSee How You Connect to the IBM i

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 09/06/2020

    We have been asked if you can tell how people connect the IBM i.

    We have been asked if you can tell how people connect the IBM i.  There good news is there are some ways.  You can easily determine who is connecting using what interface for any database connection!  You can see what level of ACS is being used, if users are still using the old Windows product, and other connections.  This session will show you how to set up an exit point, and then query that data to see how people are connecting to your IBM i.

    Tim Rowe

    Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i

    Tim Rowe is the Business Architect for IBM i responsible for System Management and Application Development. He has a passion for modernization on IBM i and how we can continue to move IBM i into the world of 'Normal' . In his spare time he is a certified Soccer referee and enjoys refereeing games with his youngest son.

    Scott Forstie

    Db2 for i Business Architect

    Scott Forstie is a Senior Technical Staff Member within IBM i development and spends most of his time working as the Db2 for i Business Architect. He has worked on IBM operating system development since joining IBM in 1989.

    Scott is a frequently published author, speaker at industry events around the globe and can be found @Forstie_IBMi and forstie@us.ibm.com. Scott is an avid runner and enjoys cooking.

  • Spreadsheet Automation on IBM i with SQL & ACS

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 08/10/2020

    Using some simple building blocks, you can automate the extraction of data and the building of a spreadsheet on your IBM i (yes... your IBM i) with out adding ANY additional software. Its all on your system already!

    Spreadsheets, its something so many of us rely on them every day for reviewing and understanding our business. The question is, how do you create those Spreadsheets ?  Using some simple building blocks, you can automate the extraction of data and the building of a spreadsheet on your IBM i (yes... your IBM i) with out adding ANY additional software. Its all on your system already!   In this session we will show you a progression of using SQL to build a data set (either from Db2, or IBM i Service) using ACS to build a spreadsheet, show how to automate that process so its happens every day at a set time, and lastly email that spreadsheet to a list of users.   This can all be done on your IBM i today! 
     

    Tim Rowe

    Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i

    Tim Rowe is the Business Architect for IBM i responsible for System Management and Application Development. He has a passion for modernization on IBM i and how we can continue to move IBM i into the world of 'Normal' . In his spare time he is a certified Soccer referee and enjoys refereeing games with his youngest son.

    Scott Forstie

    Db2 for i Business Architect

    Scott Forstie is a Senior Technical Staff Member within IBM i development and spends most of his time working as the Db2 for i Business Architect. He has worked on IBM operating system development since joining IBM in 1989.

    Scott is a frequently published author, speaker at industry events around the globe and can be found @Forstie_IBMi and forstie@us.ibm.com. Scott is an avid runner and enjoys cooking.