This mini-conference meeting, hosted by ECS Arrow at The Royal Exchange, will bring together speakers from both customers, independent experts, and IBM, to present, discuss and share expertise on topics related to IBM Rational solutions and the challenges faced by software delivery teams.
A specific focus will be on the topics of Mobile solutions development, PureSystems, OSLC and DOORS.
Please note that the event runs from 09:30 to 16:30(If you are not signed-in to this site, you may see the times shown as 03:30 to 10:30, which is the default US timezone.)
The current list of speaker and activities for the day are listed below, some of which bring a flavour of the IBM Innovate event in June back from Orlando, through repeating some of the sessions delivered by UK presenters at the world-wide event.
To attend this event, please register by signing in to this site and selecting the link to the right of this event description.
Alternatively, if you have any suggestions for the day, such as additional topics or offers to present, please contact me.
Julian HolmesUK RUG Leader
UK RUG - 16th July, 2012 - 09:30 to 16:30
The current list of speakers and activities for the day. Timings are still to be established, and the agenda is still subject to change:
09:30-09:45 - Julian Holmes - UK RUG WelcomeA short introduction to the day, plus future plans for the UKRUG.
09:45-10:30 - Anthony Kesterton, IBM Rational - Rational UpdateJoin Anthony to discover what's been happening in the world of IBM Rational, recent events, product announcements, and some insights from Anthony's own work in advancing the future of Rational's solutions.
10:30-10:45 - Break
10:45-11:45 - Jon Walton, IBM Rational - Rational's Mobile StrategyMobile computing is the next big evolution within IT and as a result mobile application development is high on the agenda of many organisations. IBM and Rational have a well defined strategy to help clients develop such applications and deal with the many unique characteristics found in this area.
11:45-12:00 - Break
12:00-13:00 - Parham Vasaiely, EADS - OSLC, A tool integration standardThe Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) is an open community initiative with the aim of creating specifications for how tools, in different engineering lifecycles, can be integrated to share data and information.
13:00-14:00 - Lunch and a Tour of the Arrow Facilities with John Watkins, IBM RationalA chance to see the site over lunch, some of the great views, both inside and out, of the Royal Exchange as both a business and retail site.
14:00-15:00 - Morgan Brown, IBM Rational - What's now and Next, IBM Rational DOORS Learn about the new innovations around DOORS 9.4, experience first hand how OSLC is providing visibility to a common set of requirements across your entire team and hear about the future direction and strategy for IBM Rational DOORS
15:00-15:15 - Break
15:15-16:15 - Mark Charlesworth, IBM Rational - An introduction to PureSystemsLearn more about this new offering from IBM
16:15-16:30 - Julian Holmes - Final Q&A, Prize Draw and Close