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March 14 Webcast: WebSphere Unconference Lightning Round 1
By The Global WebSphere Community Management Team
Feb 23, 2012 2:19 PM CST

 

Join us for a special webcast on March 14:
WebSphere Unconference Lightning Round 1 

Date: March 14, 2012
Topic: WebSphere Unconference Lightning Round 1

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Andrew Glover, Disco blog editor, developer, entrepreneur,  moderates Lightning Round 1, providing colorful, insightful commentary.

Christof Ebert, Software Technology Editor, IEEE Software, managing director at Vector Consulting Services, and internationally renowned author, talks about how global development is changing the way developers work, sharing best practices and survival strategies from projects of various types and sizes that involve different continents and diverse cultures.

James Governor, Principal Analyst and Founder of RedMonk — the developer-focused industry analyst firm — gives a lively, engaging talk about how developers are defining the future of technology. James' presentation will be followed by three five-minute lightning talks.

Michael Rheinheimer, Advisory Software Engineer for IBM mobile solutions, talks about how enterprises have a unique problem today in supporting a BYOD (bring your own device) environment.  How can they reduce cost supporting the wide variety of mobile devices, operating systems, and capabilities brought into their infrastructure?  How can apps be managed without relying on third-party app "stores"?  What is the best solution for mobilizing all these legacy desktop and web apps?  How does the enterprise ensure their intranet remains secure?  He will briefly discuss the costs and solutions for all of these problems.

Cindy Reyna, Developer Relations, talks about the new WebSphere® Application Server V8.5 Beta Liberty Profile and how it has been redesigned - by developers, for developers - to provide a lightweight application foundation and optimized developer and operational productivity. 

Ewan Auguste, Developer Relations, talks about how MQ telemetry is leading the way in M2M and device connectivity and the profound impact it is having on mobile messaging and application development

Check out this webcast for valuable information and insights you can use today and a preview of the WebSphere Unconference 2012!


Meet the Presenters

Andrew Glover, CTO, App47

Andy is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, and software developer. In 2001 he founded Vanward Technologies, a professional services company focused on software testing, where he served as the company’s CTO and later, the CEO.  After Vanward’s acquisition by JNetDirect in 2005 he served as the CTO of JNetDirect and later as President of Stelligent, a professional services firm providing Agile engineering consulting. He is currently the CTO of App47.

Christof Ebert, Editor, IEEE Software and Managing Director, Vector Consulting Services

Christof Ebert is managing director at Vector Consulting Services. His research and consulting covers engineering management, process improvement, and requirements engineering. He is a senior member of IEEE and received his PhD with honors in electrical engineering from the University of Stuttgart, where he still lectures on software engineering.

An internationally renowned keynote speaker, he authored several books including his most recent book Global Software and IT published by Wiley in 2011.

James Governor, RedMonk, Principal Analyst and Founder

James is Principal Analyst and founder of RedMonk. He leads coverage in the enterprise applications space, assisting clients with application development, integration middleware and systems management issues, as they relate to operational and business process optimization. Before RedMonk he spent three years at Illuminata, Inc., where he led both the Application Strategies and Enterprise Management practices at the firm. He joined Illuminata from InformationWeek UK, where he was deputy managing editor. James has been an IBM and Microsoft corporate watcher for 8 years. He's regularly quoted in US and European press, and has served as an industry expert for television and radio segments with media outlets like the BBC.

Michael Rheinheimer, Advisory Software Engineer , IBM mobile solutions

Mike Rheinheimer is an advisory software engineer for IBM mobile solutions, focusing on application management, notifications, cross-platform development and support, and enterprise integration.  He is an IBM WebSphere veteran, having developed web services and REST middleware for the WebSphere Application Server, and previously was engaged with smart home and smarter planet solutions before smarter planet was cool.

Cindy Reyna, Developer Relations, IBM WebSphere

Cindy focuses on building a collaborative relationship between IBM and developers by better understanding their needs. She has a diverse background in IT, including lead developer for NASA's International Space Stationnetwork engineer and middleware architect. Since joining IBM in 2002 she has worked in software consulting, education and WebSphere product marketing. Cindy earned an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from UT Austin.

Ewan Auguste, IBM, MQ Mobile Messaging Evangelist, IBM WebSphere

Ewan Auguste is the MQ Mobile Messaging Evangelist. Ewan earned his undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems and graduate degree in Business Administration from Washburn University. Prior to coming to IBM he spent sometime as a Java Web Applications Developer working specifically with WAS, RAD and WebSphere MQ.  

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