May 10th, 2018
JW Marriott Austin

North America User Group – Austin

May 10, 2018

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Thursday, May 10

8:00 am to 9:00 am - Registration and Breakfast

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Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am to 10:15 am - Accelerate your Digital Transformation

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Accelerate your Digital Transformation
Presented by Mighael Botha, Acting CTO

Come hear how Software AG’s clients are accelerating their Digital Transformation with new capabilities from webMethods, ARIS and Alfabet. Many of our clients today have strategic initiatives to adopt AI, IoT and Blockchain to develop new business models or to improve existing processes. Learn how they are using new enhancements to webMethods, ARIS and Alfabet to beat out the competition.

10:15 am to 10:30 am - Networking Break

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Refreshments will be served

10:30 am to 4:00 pm - webMethods Breakout Session

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New Features and Short Term Roadmap
Presented by Subhash Ramachandran, Senior Vice President, Product Management & Marketing, webMethods

Innovation is the only constant at webMethods. In this session, you will learn about the recent innovations across the webMethods platform and the recent enhancements launched with a sneak preview of the upcoming release.

Best Practices Session

See our customers in action. Find out how our customers are weaving in capabilities of a Hybrid Integration platform to build architecture for Digital innovations.

Driving Innovation with Integration and API Cloud
Presented by the webMethods Team

webMethods is a leader in both Integration and API Management. We continue to bring ground breaking innovations in these areas. In this session, you will learn about the latest innovations in Integration and API Cloud, including live demos.

DevOps and CI/CD using Containers
Presented by Jonathan Heywood, VP Product Management & Communities

Continuous Integration plays a big role in Continuous Development and enabling DevOps across the enterprise. In this session, you will learn about enabling DevOps for webMethods centric integration initiatives and also about the container strategy and how containers can help you achieve your DevOps goals.

Did You Know? (attendees get a DYK Poster and a Mug)
Presented by Navdeep Sidhu, Vice President, Product Marketing, Process & Integration Platform

Integration vendors come and go. webMethods continues to drive innovation and launch cutting edge capabilities. In this session, we will highlight the dozen capabilities which the users might not be aware of. Attendees will get a poster that covers the capabilities and a mug.

Customer Success Story

See our customers in action. Find out how our customers are weaving in capabilities of a Hybrid Integration and API platform to build architecture for Digital innovations.

Building Digital Applications with RPA and Dynamic Apps
Presented by the webMethods Team

The new Dynamic Apps platform and the RPA(Robotic Process Automation) is opening new frontiers for app development. Combining the elements of low code development for building apps quickly and automating repetitive tasks with RPA to building process-centric apps this is the new way to build enterprise apps. Join us to learn more and see a demo of the new RPA capabilities.

10:30 am to 4:00 pm - Adabas & Natural Breakout Session

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Adabas and Natural Futures – the A&N 2050+ Agenda
Presented by Bruce Beaman, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Software AG

Bruce will present the agenda and details for Software AG’s A&N 2050+ program. Learn what to expect for Adabas and Natural’s future and how you can leverage them to transform your IT organization into a digital enterprise.

DevOPS – Agile Development Lifecycle
Presented by Eric Wood, Presales, A&N, Software AG

DevOps is the practice of IT Operations and Development participating together in the entire service lifecycle; from design through the development process to production implementation. DevOps is a philosophy, not a method, or framework, or body of knowledge, or *specific* vendor’s tool. Understand how DevOps is changing the way applications are developed and maintained.

Leverage Adabas, Natural, and CONNX Using Containers On-Premise, Hybrid, and in the Cloud Scenarios Demo
Presented by Becky Albin, Chief Architect, A/N PreSales, Harpal Gill, Vice President, Global Alliances, CONNX, and Bill Luton, Director, R&D, CONNX Engineering

Hear how Adabas, Natural and CONNX can not only support the Mainframe; but practically anywhere… Linux, Unix, Windows, Docker, Cloud, etc…

That’s a Legacy application?????
Presented by Bob Jeffcott, Principal Systems Engineer, A/N PreSales, Software AG

Learn how to make your Legacy Applications (COBOL, Adabas/Natural, …) application seem like they were built in 2050.

Learn how API Management and Portal, EntireX will provide one click publishing of Legacy programs to published services. Also how Legacy Applications can provide data to Streaming Analytics, Big Memory/Data.

Adabas for zIIP and Natural for zIIP – Offloading Mainframe CPU to IBM zIIP
Presented by Becky Albin, Chief Architect, A/N PreSales, and Patrick Gould, Chief Architect, A/N PreSales

For Mainframe Adabas and/or Natural environments; learn how to take advantage of significant CPU reduction by offloading workload to the IBM zIIP engines. Real customer examples will be discussed.

Current!! After All These Years…Getting Ready for Modernization
Presented by Joey Michael, Adabas DBA, Nissan

Nissan will cover their experience of moving to supported levels of software from versions that had been out of support for 10 years. The good, the bad and the ugly…

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JW Marriott Austin

110 East 2nd Street
Austin, TX, USA, 78701
Tel: +1 512-474-4777

The JW Marriott Austin hotel brings an unparalleled upscale hotel experience to downtown Austin. Situated in the heart of the city, our sprawling urban resort features the largest guest rooms in Austin, TX with floor to ceiling windows, 7 bars, 3 restaurants, Starbucks, the posh Spa by JW, the brand new Edge Pool Bar & Cabanas, and the ever popular Burger Bar, our food truck without wheels.

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