Sessions by Speaker

NEUGC 2018 Sessions by Speaker



Aaron Bartell, Krengel Technology Inc.

  • Current Events (new in 2018)
  • IBM i IFS Containers
  • Intro to Git
  • Intro to Node.js
  • Intro To Open Source On IBM i
  • Node.js Transacts with DB2 and RPG
  • WebSockets, Node.js, IBM i, and Watson
Carrie Beers, Leadership & Business Development Coach

  • Be a Strong Team Member Through Building Trust - Know Yourself
  • Hiring the Right Person the Right Way - It Starts with Hello
  • Making Every Moment Count in Your Day
  • Mindset Adjustment - Mindfulness of Conscious Leaders and Team Members

Rob Bestgen, IBM Rochester DB2 Center of Competency

  • Changing Perspectives - Thinking in Sets with SQL
  • Taking care of data. Securing and tracking critical business data with datacentric security
  • What's New in DB2 for i 
  • Achieving Good Performance with SQL on DB2 i
  • Moving from DDS to SQL
  • Writing SQL Stored Procedures and Functions
  • SQL Writing Tips and Techniques
  • Advanced SQL Topics
Dave Brault, LANSA

  • Latest Trends in Web and Mobile development
** Breaking Bad DR Habits Richard Dolewski Investigate everyday exposures in disaster recovery today.  Hear actual lessons learned from the computer room, regional disaters, and near misses, so you can avoid making the same disatrous recovery assumptions that others have made.  The mistakes are common and plenty.  Witness the good, the obvious, and the ugly.  This session is a compilation of assumptions, technical gaps, blunders, and good practice recommendations to help you recover successfuly.
** Building a DR Plan for Today’s Business Richard Dolewski Do you have a disaster recovery plan? Are you really prepared? The difference in surviving in business depends on how well you prepare for the unexpected.  If a disaster struck, how would your company do? Using the Business Continuity Model, this session examines various components of the recovery planning as it relates to the availability and recovery of computing services.
** DR Tears for Fears – Noah and the Flood Richard Dolewski This session examines multiple compuetr room and regional disasters.  Come to hear about the actual account of the events, actions, and challenges faced by real companies in real world situations.  Disasters are real and deadly to your business.  Review step-by-step timelines and events surrounding the disasters, the declarations, and the remedies.  Discuss the internal and external influences (esspecially the human elements) that came into play as the scenarios unfolded.  Were they ready? You be the judge.
** IBM i in the Cloud on Your Terms Richard Dolewski Cloud computing is the norm for everything in today's business.  IBMi has been the enableryour business has counted on forever.  Do not compromise with a traditional non-virtualized deployment.  Empower your business, whether big or small, to compete in today's marketplace.  Significantly increase your IT agility, availability, and scale.  Gain insight into aligning your IBM Power strategy with Cloud as the default position for today's customers looking to buildnew applications and services quickly and economically.
Erwin Early

ILE Activation Groups and Binder Language
Look What You Can Do with RDi
Debugging with RDi 
Designing DDS Screens & Reports with RDi
  • Webify Your User Group
  • iHeart Open Source
  • MariaDB on IBM i
  • Turn On the LAMP – please!
  • PHP Development Tools
  • PHP Syntax
  • PHP7 – Benefits of Upgrading
  • Settng up Linux on Power Systems
Stephen Flaherty, Fresche Legacy

  • Top 5 Things IBM i Developers Need to Start Doing TODAY!
  • Developer Productivity – Playbook for Moving to RPG Sub-Procedures and Locally Scoped Variables
Susan Gantner, Partner400 and System i Developer Consortium
  • RDi DDS Designer
  • It's Time to Set Your RPG Free 
  • Future Proofing Your RPG Applications
  • RPG: The Power of the Prototype
  • Embedded SQL: Beyond the Basics
  • Embedded SQL: The Basics
Charlie Guarino, Central Park Data Systems
  • i Can Serve You – Providing Web Services From Your IBM i
  • Application Developer Modernization Jumpstart
  • Making RDi go POP! with iSphere
  • Putting the Pedal to the Metal for RDi
  • Introduction to Processing XML in RPG and SQL Too!
  • XML and JSON Rest Web Services for Everyday RPG and SQL Consumption
Ted Holt, Four Hundred Guru

  • Easily Modify Report Programs (Because You Have Better Things to Do)
  • Fun!(damental) and Fun!(ctional) Table-driven Programming
  • SQL Aggregation without Aggravation
  • The SQL Procedures Language in a Nutshell
  • Thirty SQL Tips in Sixty Minutes
Pete Massiello, iTech Solutions Group

  • Building IBM i Partitions Hosted by IBM i
  • Cool Things in Navigator to be a Star Administrator
  • Tips and Tricks to Improve System Performance and Save Disk Space
  • What You Need to Know When Upgrading IBM i to 7.3
Jon Paris, Partner400 and System i Developer Consortium

  • Tap Into RPG Open Source Options
  • Advanced Data Structures - with Free-form
  • Processing and Creating JSON from RPG
  • RPG Tips & Techniques
  • Using Free Tools By Example - using free (or nearly free) software
  • What's New in RPG?
Steve Pitcher, iTech Solutions Group

  • Anatomy of a Bad Password
  • Anatomy of a Security Failure
  • IBM i and our False Sense of Security
  • Rapid Fire Admin
Alan Seiden, Seiden Group

  • Browser Tools to Make Web Development Easier
  • Using Db2 and SQL with Open Source Languages on IBM i
  • PHP and Db2 Essentials
  • Speedy PHP on IBM i
  • Strategic Modernization with PHP
Steve Wolk, PC Richard & Son

  • Accelerate your Excel!
  • Words to Live by: A Blueprint for Success
  • SQL Easy as MAGIC!
  • Mission: Possible! Journaling Forensics 101 (with Free Tools)