Tuesday SHAREnews Daily, SHARE Atlanta 2016

SHAREnews Daily Issue 2

Breakfast and Lunch & Learn Schedule

Gain valuable insight about SHARE's Premier Partners' services, solutions and new products by attending a Breakfast or Lunch & Learn session. All sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

IBM • A704 (Visit Booth #603 to hear more!)
Get Connected and Take a REST

CA Technologies • A701 (Visit Booth #302 to hear more!)
What’s Next on the Mainframe: Business Agility for Better Business Outcomes

GTSG • L508 (Visit Booth #507 to hear more!)
Optimizing Mainframe Cost and Performance: Integrated Performance, Capacity and Workload Management Enabled by Breakthroughs in Tooling

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

IBM • A704 (Visit Booth #603 to hear more!)
Blockchain + Enterprise: Getting Started

Luminex Software, Inc. • A601 (Visit Booth #606 to hear more!)
Big Data Meets Big Value Data

EMC Corporation • A602 (Visit Booth #503 to hear more!)
VMAX z Systems Data Protection Overview

BMC • A706 (Visit Booth #412 to hear more!)
In the Blink of an Eye – Has Your Job Changed in Mainframe Systems Management?

GT Software • L508 (Visit Booth #612 to hear more!)
Living the Mainframe Life in the Digital World: A Tale of Modernization

Innovation Data Processing • M301 (Visit Booth #602 to hear more!)
Live Demo Migrating an Entire Running z/VM System to New DASD Without Disruption

Oracle • M304 (Visit Booth #512 to hear more!)
The Importance of Data Protection and Optimizing Your Data Protection Strategy

Participate in Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions First-time Attendee Badge

A BoF session is an informal, interactive forum hosted and moderated by SHARE attendees to share their knowledge and experience on a given topic with other interested attendees.

Use the online BoF request form to submit your ideas for a session. All BoF requests will be approved by SHARE Event Operations. If you have any questions or need assistance, please visit SHARE Event Support.

Networking Events

Tuesday Reception – Par for the Course
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Atrium Ballroom

Participate in IBM Redbooks Live!

Have you ever wanted to directly influence the content of an IBM Redpaper? Now is your chance. If you missed hearing about it yesterday, we are creating a live Redpaper here in Atlanta! Learn more about how to contribute or share your knowldege of IDCAMS on Twitter using the #SHAREredpaper hashtag.

Spotlighted Sessions

Keynote: z/OS and DevOps: Communication, Culture and Cloud  (#19790)
Randy Frerking and Richard Jackson, Technical Experts, Walmart
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Imperial Ballroom

Avoid the Bimodal Disaster (#19790) [A SHARE Live! session.]
Jason Bloomberg, Intellyx LLC; and, Rosalind Radcliffe, Chief Architect for CLM and DevOps, IBM
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Share Your Feedback with the LVM Program

The SHARE Linux and Virtualization Program Technical Steering Committee (TSC) needs your input. Help them out by taking a few minutes to complete an "IBM z/VM Product Questionnaire" survey.

Take the Survey

Congratulations to Yesterday's Honorees

President's Award Winners

Congratulations again to our latest President's Award recipients: 

  • Martha McConaghy, Director, Conference Operations, SHARE Inc.
  • Donna Hudi, Executive Director, SHARE Inc.

Best Session Award Winners

It's time to announce session award winners from SHARE in San Antonio 2016! During yesterday's general session, the Best of the Best Winners (below) were announced. If you are a current SHARE volunteer, join us at the Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Marquis Ballroom C to hear the rest. For past winners, click here.

Best User Session
Ezriel Gross
CICSplex SM – A Minimalist Approach (Project: CICS)

Best IBM Session
Sam Reynolds, Gus Kassimis, Dave Herr, Lin Overby, Michael Fitzpatrick, Matthias Burkhard and Mike Fox
z/OS Communications Server Free-for-All (Project: Communications Server)

Best Vendor Session
Scott Chapman
The MLC Cost Reduction Cookbook (Project: Enterprise-wide Capacity & Performance)

Visit the Expo

Join SHARE vendors and partners in the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo (STE) from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to learn abou the latest products and releases!

SHARE Booth (#303)

Visit SHARE in the Expo for opportunities to education, network and influence OR compete in the HackZone!

Tech Talk Corner
Head to the educate zone to learn from experts in short, 30-minute talks! Today's schedule includes:

  • z/OS Security | Julie Bergh | 4:45 p.m.
  • Mainframe Integration and Modernization | Glenn Schneck | 5:00 p.m.
  • Open Mainframe Project | Leonard Santalucia | 5:45 p.m

zNextGen® Lounge
Network, recharge and meet fellow zNextGen'ers any time the Expo is open!

Meet the Projects
Hear from volunteers and discover all the opportunity SHARE affords. Today's leaders:

  • AADI – 5:00 p.m.
  • Communications Server – 5:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m. & 6:45 p.m. 
  • EWCP – 4:15 p.m. & 4:45 p.m.
  • IMGT – 4:45 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
  • MQ – 4:45 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
  • MVSS – 5:30 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.
  • Virtualization – 6:30 p.m.
  • VM – 6:15 p.m. & 6:45 p.m.

Open Mainframe Project (#114)

Visit the Open Mainframe Project to hear more about how they are working to increase collaboration within the mainframe community.

Thank you to our 2016 partners and sponsors:

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Electronic Evaluations First-time Attendee Badge

Submit all session feedback online or via the SHARE Mobile App. Session evaluations can also be accessed using the unique Quick Response (QR) code included on all session signs. QR codes can be scanned with your smartphone or tablet using a QR code reader.

Attendees who complete a total of 20 evaluations or more will be eligible for a raffle drawing to win an American Express Gift Card.

Hashtags: Join the Conversation

Get social with SHARE by using the hashtag #SHAREatl to engage with the community for a fun event experience. Feeling extra social? Use the hashtag #SHAREredpaper to participate in a live IDCAMS redpaper (to be published Friday).
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