Welcome Back to the WMSUG 2014 - 2015 Season!

Note: Our meeting date for October is scheduled 1 week later than usual. 

Announcement for WMSUG & i-94 User Group Meeting - September 17th 

"Service-Oriented Architecture" by:  Rich Diedrich 
Senior Technical Staff Member 
IBM i Applications 
Lab Services Power Systems Delivery Practice 
IBM Systems & Technology Group; IBM 

Service-Oriented Architecture is arguably the most important concept in current computer applications. 

This presentation will describe the important concepts, how it differs from more traditional IBM i applications, what it means to program design, and some of the tools available on IBM i that can be used to expose service-oriented interfaces. 

Visit Via the Web 

You can join the meeting via the web 
- Go to https://hthackney.webex.com/hthackney/j.php?MTID=m750b43e873b63473df13b0c72e3550f8 
- Click "Join". 

Audio is alternatively available by telephone If you can't establish an audio connection through your computer. 
Long distance charges may apply. Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 Access code: 805 189 488 

About the Presenter: 

Rich Diedrich is a Senior Technical Staff Member in the IBM Lab Services Power Delivery Practice for IBM i. His specialties include application modernization, cryptography, application communication, and unusual requests. He has been working at IBM Rochester for a third of a century and in Lab Services for the last couple of decades.

Roundtable discussion will follow. 

Meeting ends at Noon. 

Date / Location 
Date: Oct 22nd, 2014, Wednesday  
Time: 8am coffee and rolls, 8:30am presentation 
Place: The H.T. Hackney Co., 1180 58th Street SW, Wyoming MI, 49509. Ph: 616-261-6656 

Directions coming from the South: 
Take US-131 to EXIT 76 (68th street). Turn Left (West) onto 68th street (up and over the 68th Street hill.) Go 0.3 miles to Clyde Park Ave. Turn Right (North) onto Clyde Park. Go 1.1 miles to 58th Street and turn Left (West). Go 0.5 miles. Look for The H.T. Hackney sign on the left. 

Directions coming from the North: 
Take US-131 to EXIT 78 (54th street). Turn Right (West) on 54th street. Go 0.1 miles to Clyde Park Ave, moving into the left turn lane. Turn Left (South) onto Clyde Park. Go 0.6 miles to 58th Street and turn Right (West). Go 0.5 miles. Look for The H.T. Hackney sign on the left. 


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October 2014 Meeting