Wednesday, April 30, 2014

TUG TEC2014 Conference Highlights

Toronto Users Group Conference, TUG TEC2014, took place on April 24-25 at Seneca College at York University. The two day conference spotlighted the IBM i mid-range systems.

Léo Lefebvre, TUG president stated, “I am very happy to see such a great turnout for our 21st event. Providing a vendor showcase among the many technical sessions has proven a success year after year. TUG is glad to provide this forum to connect the IBM community for this exchange of ideas."

Sessions focused on a few main themes this year: Performance Management, Modernizing IBM i Applications, and IBM i and RPG Application Development. A trending topic on the use of mobile development on the IBM i was also a highlight of the conference. 

L to R: TUG members Jay Burford, Secretary; Bob Lesiw, VP; Vaughn Dragland, Admin & TUG Newsletter Editor; Russell Pangborn, TUG VP & Seneca College Liaison; +Michael Seday, Sr. Consultant, United Computer Group, Inc.

Tim Rowe, IBM Business Architect, provided the keynote speech. Tim noted that organizations can make IBM i applications look and feel new. It can be done either through a web interface or even a mobile device.
The UCG Booth at TUG TEC2014