This track will focus on tools and methodologies that will help you deliver Mobile and Web 2.0 applications - along with innovative solutions - faster in order to increase customer satisfaction, reduce costs and build competitive advantage. It will feature theoretical and hands-on instructions on Java Enterprise Edition application development using IBM tools, both on the desktop and in the cloud. It will also feature tools for IBM Mobile Platform and Web 2.0 technology tools providing an end-to-end development experience. You will hear about best practices from colleagues and subject matter experts and learn how to develop applications using several WebSphere Application Server Programming Models and open source development options. There will be sessions on Web 2.0, Enterprise Mobile, OSGi, Dojo, Rest, JAX-RS, EJB 3.x, Dynamic Scripting, SCA, JPA 2.0 and supporting tools. Programming model selection guidance will be provided. The track will explore forward-looking development options in a cloud computing environment, including how to improve software delivery in virtualized environments. Programming using the IBM Worklight Studio and Rational Mobile development tools and programming techniques and tips will also be discussed.
This track will cover WebSphere Application Infrastructure solutions that enable you to intelligently manage your application environment for improved operational efficiency, enhanced security, and control and cost optimization. You will learn how to leverage a proven foundation for your applications and services through IBM offerings such as WebSphere Application Server. You will discover how to deliver and scale new services leveraging private clouds and how to support new business models with Mobile delivery. In addition, this track will discuss how to establish faster, more consistent virtualized application environments that are easier to deploy, customize, and manage while delivering superior IT economics.
You will learn IBM’s newly announced IBM PureApplication Systems capabilities as they relate to the application lifecycle. This will help you understand how to identify and onboard your existing applications as workloads, and which capabilities are best suited for your applications. You will also learn how you can maximize the security and control of application infrastructure through industry leading management capabilities. Experts will share best practices and you will hear about lessons learned from colleagues and subject matter experts in interactive sessions.
Messaging, Connectivity, SOA and Integration
This track encompasses a range of software and solutions that provide a secure, reliable and scalable way to connect within and beyond your business and into the Cloud. Sessions in this track will explore the universal connectivity backbone and administration, security, problem determination and performance for IBM products including WebSphere MQ, WebSphere MQ Low Latency Messaging, and WMQ Telemetry Transport to integrate devices for a Smarter Planet, as well as application integration using WebSphere Message Broker. You will learn about the latest updates to WebSphere MQ and WebSphere Message Broker, as well as architecture and implementation best practices for scaling and securing WMB and WMQ installations and implementations.
This track will feature sessions on how to integrate across departments, and domains using service federation management patterns and WebSphere Service Registry & Repository.
This track will also extend the integration discussion to purpose-built integration appliances, highlighting the latest in the family of WebSphere DataPower appliances as well as the latest details on the WebSphere Cast Iron appliance.
Another topic of discussion will be IBM's opportunities offered and challenges posed by Cloud computing from an Integration middleware perspective. Whether an enterprise starts moving select business services into public clouds (SaaS) or making use of cloud-based IT resources in public or private clouds (IaaS, PaaS), they need to integrate the new cloud-based resources and services with their existing ones with WebSphere Cast Iron.
Additionally this track will feature sessions on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), with architect-focused sessions on integrating your business as linked, repeatable business task; or services to the governance required to properly manage the solutions.
BPM and Decision Management
This track focuses on technology that enables process improvement, visibility and automation, to help companies get started on projects for specific initiatives or adopt broader Business Process and Decision Management programs for wider transformation. It will showcase the comprehensive set of offerings that enables clients to model, simulate, execute, adapt, monitor, automate and optimize core business processes, business rules and business events.
This track will cover IBM’s BPM and Operational Decision Management portfolio from in-depth sessions about products to implementation methodology. Attendees will learn how to get started with a small project and then incrementally growing to an enterprise level program in a way that proves value to the business throughout the entire transformation. This track will highlight IBM’s Business Process and Decision Management’s technologies and how they work hand-in-hand with IBM’s proven methodology.
This track will also highlight some of the case studies from IBM experts having a breadth of industry knowledge and track record of delivering high value to our customers.
This track provides the information you need to make the most out of major product enhancements released in the CICS Transaction Server allowing you to increase the ease of application integration, enhance application transformation, and improve enterprise management. You will also learn how to manage, secure, monitor and integrate your enterprise CICS environment in a 24/7 world.
Discover how to leverage your CICS applications with new easy to use tools, how to enable them for access by Mobile and Web 2.0 applications, and how to capturing CICS events to gain insight into processing within your CICS applications. Topics covered may include CICS problem determination, testing and debugging, administration, migrations and performance.