​Announcement for WMSUG & i-94 User Group Meeting - March 18th 

"Introduction to the IBM i Navigator Performance Tasks"
by Dawn May, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM. 

Navigator for i has an extensive set of performance tasks and this session reviews the basics of these performance tasks and how to use them. This presentation will review the Performance Data Investigator, aka "Investigate Data", which allows you to graphically view and analyze IBM i performance data, including some helpful tips on how you can "Investigate Data" to better understand your system's performance and how you can use the Performance Data Investigator for day-to-day management of your IBM i partition. This session will also review the newest performance tasks, including database performance graphs, health indicators, performance reports, system monitors, and how to use batch model for sizing exercises. 

Visit Via the Web  - You can join the meeting via the web 

- Go to https://hthackney.webex.com/hthackney/j.php?MTID=md4eb53b3b3fad7ba3d5c769ec31780d1 

- 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: 809 853 789 

​About the Presenter: 

​Dawn May is a Senior Technical Staff Member for IBM in Rochester, Minnesota. Dawn is the IBM liaison to the IBM i Large User Group (LUG), the COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC), and the COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC). In this position she works with these client groups to organize and lead meetings and manage the requirements process. 

Dawn also works as a consultant within the Lab Services organization. Dawn has extensive experience on the IBM i development team. She is a frequent speaker and is also the author of the "i Can" blog, which you can find at http://ibmsystemsmag.blogs.com/i_can/. You may contact Dawn by email at dmmay@us.ibm.com or connect with her on twitter at @DawnMayiCan. 


​March is Executive Committee member nomination month.   

- Mail or (e-mail members@wmsug.net) completed nomination forms to the Secretary/Treasurer. Nomination forms will also be available, and collected, at the March meeting. 

- A list of confirmed nominations will be presented at the April meeting for acceptance from the membership present. 

- Following the April meeting, ballots will be distributed. Voting members will complete ballots and return them for counting during the May meeting. 

There are 3 Executive Committee officers... 
Chairperson - Principal executive officer. 
Program Director - Coordination and planning of all meetings. 
Secretary/Treasurer - Record keeping, banking duties, and correspondence. 

For a more detailed description of these positions, please contact an Executive Committee member. 

Nomination forms are available in the side bar. 

Roundtable discussion will follow


Date / Location 
Date:  Mar 18th, 2015, 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. 

Map:  
(CLICK HERE)

Parking is available in front of the building. Enter at the center doors. Members will be directed to the Mulch-Purpose Conference Room. 

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March 2015 Meeting
Executive Committee Nomination FORM
Executive Committee Nomination FORM