AS/400 Education: COMMON POWERUp20: We’re Virtually There!

August 28th, 2020

At long last, COMMON POWERUp20 is finally here! This year’s conference has been rescheduled and virtualized and promises to be just as engaging as ever.  The conference will run virtually from September 14th through 17th, with workshops following on September 18th. As always, this is a great opportunity for AS/400 education and networking!

Overview

Over 100 speakers will present over 250 sessions covering at least 15 areas to help your company leverage your investment in the AS/400 system and for you to advance your IT skills and career.  (Yes, we know that it is no longer the AS/400.  Problem is: search engines show everyone still searches on AS/400 rather than the re-names!)

There’ll be sessions covering areas to enhance your technical skills, such as: Application Development; Business Development;  Database; Internet of Things (IoT); Middleware; Open Source Languages; RPG; Security; Systems Management; Virtualization; and Web Applications. Focus on a single area or participate in sessions from multiple areas, whichever works best for you.

EXPO

All of this means this year’s EXPO will be more exciting than ever! EXPO is an incredible networking opportunity to meet with IBM i peers and vendors, including Silveredge. Stop by our virtual booth and say hi to Lou Boers (VP-Technical Services), Sue Boers (President), Ambrose Marton (co-founder), and some of our consultants.  With the number of hours available to you, we should be available most of the time in addition to the Expo hours.

Let us know how we may be able to help you.  In addition to chat, we can set up zoom meetings on the fly for a more personalized experience. No matter what challenges you are facing, chances are – we’ve done that!

More Information

For more detailed information including registration info, please visit COMMON POWERUp20 Conference & Expo – IBM Power Systems Education.

We look forward to seeing you there!

COMMON POWERUp 2020: Rescheduled

March 18th, 2020

The COMMON POWERUp 2020 has been rescheduled…

The conference originally planned for Atlanta April 20th through 23rd 2020 will not go forward as scheduled. COMMON POWERUp 2020 has been rescheduled for August 31st through September 3rd in Tampa, Florida.

We know everyone understands how difficult a decision this must have been for show organizers.  We hope everyone will be able to travel then and take part in this great conference!

For more information, please visit https://www.common.org/education-events/powerup

 

AS/400 Education: COMMON POWERUp20 and Silveredge Consulting

February 25th, 2020

The spring thaw will be here before we know it, which means the COMMON POWERUp20 Conference is coming up soon! This year’s conference is in Atlanta, GA from April 20th through 23rd. Additionally, there will be preconference sessions on April 19th. This is a great opportunity for AS/400 education and networking!

Overview

Over 100 speakers will present over 350 sessions covering at least 20 areas to help your company leverage your investment in the AS/400 system and for you to advance your IT skills and career.  (Yes, we know that it is no longer the AS/400.  Problem is: search engines show everyone still searches on AS/400 rather than the re-names!)

There’ll be sessions covering areas to enhance your technical skills, such as: Application Development; Database;  Hardware; High Availability Resilience; IFS; IT Strategy; Java Language; Linux; Lotus Collaboration; Middleware; Mobile and Modernization; Open Source Languages; RPG; Security; Systems Management; Virtualization; and Web Applications.

Also, there will be courses to improve your “soft” skills, such as Client Connectivity, Developing Business Skills, IT Leadership and Management, Networking, and Personal Development. Focus on a single area or participate in sessions from multiple areas, whichever works best for you.

EXPO

All of this means this year’s EXPO will be more exciting than ever! EXPO is an incredible networking opportunity to meet with IBM i peers and vendors, including Silveredge. Stop by and say hi to Lou Boers, VP-Technical Services and Ambrose Marton, one of the owners of the firm.  They don’t often appear together, so it’s fun to pose tech questions to them and see them try to “out tech” one another.  Don’t tell them you saw it here!

Remember to stop by and register for our raffle, and let us know where we can help. Chances are – we’ve done that!

More Information

For more detailed information including registration info, please visit COMMON POWERUp20 Conference & Expo – IBM Power Systems Education.

We look forward to seeing you there!

AS/400 Education: COMMON Fall 2019 and Silveredge Consulting

July 23rd, 2019

We’re starting to get excited as we look forward to the COMMON Fall 2019 Conference! This year’s conference is in Indianapolis, IN from September 9th- 11th. Additionally, there will be preconference sessions on September 8th. If you’re involved in AS/400 in any way, this is the place to be!

 

Overview

The COMMON Fall 2019 Conference features nearly 40 speakers presenting over 125 sessions covering nearly 20 areas of focus to help your company get the most from your investment in the AS/400 system and for you to advance your IT skills and career.

In addition, there’ll be sessions to enhance your technical skills, such as: Application Development; Database; Hardware; High Availability Resilience; IT Strategy; Lotus Collaboration; Middleware; Mobile and Modernization; Open Source Languages; RPG; Security; Systems Management; Virtualization; and Web Applications.

As always, there will be courses to improve your some other less tactical skills, such as Client Connectivity, Developing Business Skills, Networking, and Personal Development. Participants can focus on a single area or participate in sessions from multiple areas, whichever option best fits your needs.

Think of all the networking opportunities! During this year’s conference, you have lots of chances during breaks, lunches, dinners, and the expo segments to talk with the guest instructors, vendors, and your peers in a personal and highly educational setting.

EXPO

This year’s EXPO is going to be even more exciting this year! At EXPO, you can meet with IBM i vendors including Silveredge. Our consultants would love it if you’d stop by and say hi! Register for our raffle and let us know where we can help! Chances are – we’ve done that!

For more detailed information including registration info, please visit COMMON Fall 2019 Conference & Expo – IBM Power Systems Education.

We can’t wait to see you there!

iNext. What’s next on i?

March 16th, 2016

 

At WMCPA this week, IBM hinted that 7.3 will be announced at COMMON in April. The new release will be focused on mobile, security, and big data. Expect a high availability component as well. IBM indicates the AS/400 operating system as originally delivered doesn’t really exist as it did; the operating system has been completely modernized since then.

Silveredge will see you in New Orleans. www.common.org