By Anders Öhrnberg, SEB, SE
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

Anders has 31 years experience supporting IMS. He is an IBM certified IMS Systems Programmer and DBA. Anders is the GSE Nordic IMS working group chairman. He is promoting the value that IMS provides.. He participated in the implementation of Parallell Sysplex, IMS Connect, CSL, IMS Catalog, Security etc. Anders is currenly looking into how to change the ways of working as a systems programmer.

 

By Hélène Lyon , IBM, FR
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

 

IMS is running the core business of many customers in Nordics. Let's discuss together about YOUR usage of IMS and hear from IBM about the future of key capabilities that have been developed over years and are ready to use to grow business value of IMS transactional & database assets.

 

Hélène is recognized worldwide as a technical leader for mainframe solutions, especially around platform modernization, analytics and IMS. She is passionate about the value that z Systems provides to its clients, to the IBM business, and to the world in general. Her role as an IBM technical executive is to lead European mainframe customers through digital transformation; allowing in-transaction analytics while protecting quality of services for their core business; allowing mobile unpredictable demand to get consistent sub-second response time; and allowing optimization of IT Services delivery with scalability & availability needed by business.

By Kevin Stewart, IBM US
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

Understanding the IMS Catalog in a Managed ACB environment & Managing Data in the IMS Catalog.

 

Kevin has 37 years experience using and supporting IMS. For the first 18 years he was a customer: MVS, IMS, DB2 Systems programmer. He has managed IMS QPP Programs for IMS 4.1, 5.1, 6.1. For the last 19 years he has worked for IBM in IMS Level 2 support and as a Customer Advocate for customers.

 

By Kevin Stewart, IBM US
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

 

Kevin has 37 years experience using and supporting IMS. For the first 18 years he was a customer: MVS, IMS, DB2 Systems programmer. He has managed IMS QPP Programs for IMS 4.1, 5.1, 6.1. For the last 19 years he has worked for IBM in IMS Level 2 support and as a Customer Advocate for customers.

 

By Steve Nathan, IBM US
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

There have been many enhancements and important APARs for OTMA and its Clients - IMS Connect, MQ, IMS TM Resource Adapter, z/OS Connect in the past year. This session will also show what is new for IMS 15.

Mr. Nathan has 43 years experience using and supporting IMS. For the first 30 years he was a customer: application programmer, application analyst, systems programmer, DBA and performance specialist. For the last 13 years he has worked for IBM in IMS Level 2 support.

By Hélène Lyon , IBM, FR
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

 

DevOps is clearly not an option to bring agility into the development processes for your core applications running in IMS and which participate in business applications thru an end-to-end chain. Learn how you can improve three main steps: development, test and deployment.

 

Hélène is recognized worldwide as a technical leader for mainframe solutions, especially around platform modernization, analytics and IMS. She is passionate about the value that z Systems provides to its clients, to the IBM business, and to the world in general. Her role as an IBM technical executive is to lead European mainframe customers through digital transformation; allowing in-transaction analytics while protecting quality of services for their core business; allowing mobile unpredictable demand to get consistent sub-second response time; and allowing optimization of IT Services delivery with scalability & availability needed by business.

By Anders Öhrnberg, SEB, SE
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

How can we make tasks be executed faster? Building workflows as micro services will make building services (perform tasks) go much faster. Using these services from a Z service ordering repository using REST calls will be making Z much easier to handle. Ordering anything from a RACF user  to an IMS system.

Anders has 31 years experience supporting IMS. He is an IBM certified IMS Systems Programmer and DBA. Anders is the GSE Nordic IMS working group chairman. He is promoting the value that IMS provides.. He participated in the implementation of Parallell Sysplex, IMS Connect, CSL, IMS Catalog, Security etc. Anders is currenly looking into how to change the ways of working as a systems programmer.

 

By Steve Nathan, IBM US
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

Over the years I have seen MANY PMRs that were caused by customers not undestanding all the details of how to code an IMS Connect Client. There is not formal education on this topic and the information can not easily be found in the IBM Knowledge Center.

Mr. Nathan has 43 years experience using and supporting IMS. For the first 30 years he was a customer: application programmer, application analyst, systems programmer, DBA and performance specialist. For the last 13 years he has worked for IBM in IMS Level 2 support.

By Kevin Stewart, IBM US
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

 

Kevin has 37 years experience using and supporting IMS. For the first 18 years he was a customer: MVS, IMS, DB2 Systems programmer. He has managed IMS QPP Programs for IMS 4.1, 5.1, 6.1. For the last 19 years he has worked for IBM in IMS Level 2 support and as a Customer Advocate for customers.

 

By Hélène Lyon , IBM, FR
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

 

Your business architect’s have modern needs around application integration and modernization. Learn about the available technologies in IMS in order to provide them the best solution. Simplification is key in order to support new workloads, to simplify IT operation and reduce risk.

 

Hélène is recognized worldwide as a technical leader for mainframe solutions, especially around platform modernization, analytics and IMS. She is passionate about the value that z Systems provides to its clients, to the IBM business, and to the world in general. Her role as an IBM technical executive is to lead European mainframe customers through digital transformation; allowing in-transaction analytics while protecting quality of services for their core business; allowing mobile unpredictable demand to get consistent sub-second response time; and allowing optimization of IT Services delivery with scalability & availability needed by business.

By Radek Mrvec, CA Technologies, Czech Republic
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

 The number of COBOL experts around the world is still decreasing. Young people are not interested in learning COBOL, but your business still needs new IMS applications or to develop and update old ones. We will show you how to write a Java application in IDz to access your IMS data using SQL. This session will also cover the necessary setup requirements (IMS Catalog, IMS Connect).

 

 

Radek joined CA Technologies 6 years ago as an Associate Software Engineer working on CA ACF2. A year later he switched to CA Database Management Solutions for IMS for z/OS. After another five years in development he is now working as a Senior Software Engineer, mainly on new development across the whole CA IMS Tools portfolio.

 

By Steve Nathan, IBM US
IMS Sessions: LAMDA1

 

Mobile banking and other online applications have greatly expanded the need for high performance AND high availability in an OTMA world.Resources such as TIBs, TPIPEs, and ACEE's must be carefully controlled for flood conditions. This presentation will show how to configure this environment using the lastest enhancements and monitoring techniques.

 

Mr. Nathan has 43 years experience using and supporting IMS. For the first 30 years he was a customer: application programmer, application analyst, systems programmer, DBA and performance specialist. For the last 13 years he has worked for IBM in IMS Level 2 support.