Monday, March 20, 2017

IBM z Systems Study Tour Benelux 2017

IBM Belgium is organizing another z Systems Study Tour to New York from May 15 until May 19, 2017. Should you have any questions, you can contact me or else Hans Deketele, who will no doubt make this once again a flawless organization ( Here's an extract from the invitation.

"Dear IBM customer,
Following a long-standing tradition, we have again organized a Benelux z Systems Study Tour and hereby, I have the pleasure to send you your invitation to join us during this year's z Systems Study Tour to New York City, USA taking place from May 15 to 19, 2017.
During this Tour you will be updated on the latest information in the world of IBM z Systems and LinuxONE, along with modern IT architectural views and insights from our best speakers and experts. The program will cover main themes such as:
  • Trends in Enterprise Architecture: how all IT platforms fit together in today's fast changing environments
  • z Systems roadmap: what the future brings ...
  • LinuxONE: Linux your way, Linux without risk and Linux without limits!
  • Cognitive Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Watson: capabilities and architectural considerations
  • Analytics, Blockchain, Cloud, Security & Digital Transformation
  • New EU regulations on Instant Payments and Data Privacy: the impact on IT
  • Quantum Computing explained: a sneak preview by IBM Research...
  • ... and of course the intense networking with colleagues, peers and IBM experts"
Here's the first draft of the agenda

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