GT Software will be heading to San Diego for the 6th Annual Ellucian Live event, taking place April 8th-11th. As strategic partners with Ellucian, we work together to boost performance and improve user experiences in higher education. GT Software offers Fujitsu NetCOBOL as an alternative COBOL compiler that enables Ellucian Banner clients to eliminate COBOL runtime fees and to avoid license verification audits.
This event brings together over 7,500 attendees from 1,300 higher education institutions and provides us with a wonderful opportunity to showcase our Fujitsu NetCOBOL compiler and its rich features and capabilities to our prospects and customers.
From March 11th-March 16th, GT Software will be attending SHARE® Sacramento, where we will showcase our latest products and innovations. SHARE is an independent, volunteer-run information technology association that provides education, professional networking and industry influence. SHARE holds conferences biannually, with over 300 industry speakers and more than 1,000 attendees scheduled to attend SHARE Sacramento.
This event is a wonderful opportunity for us to educate those in the field about our products, as our very own Senior Enterprise Engineer, Glenn Schneck, has the honor of being the Chair of the CICS Project, and our Director of z Systems Software: IMS & CICs, Dusty Rivers, will be speaking on the IMS track. Both Schneck and Rivers will be manning booth #124 and are looking forward to connecting with our customers, prospects and partners.
GT Software will be venturing to New York for an exciting one-day event hosted by Red Hat. On January 23rd, we will participate in a workshop and meet with key technical leaders who are driving Red Hat’s container strategy. As we have recently collaborated with Red Hat for our certified container for Ivory Service Architect, this is a partnership that will bring tremendous value for our clients and prospects. This one-day event is the perfect opportunity to learn about Red Hat Container platform and educate attendees about our latest innovations in lively roundtable discussions.
2018 is going to be a busy year for GT Software! We start the year by heading to Dallas for an invitation only event hosted by CIO Synergy. At CIO Dallas, GT Software will be among 100 IT leaders who will collaborate in panel discussions and engaging round-tables, all as we examine directions from within the office of CIO. Keynote speakers for the event include Marc Randolph, a co-founder of the streaming giant Netflix, and Jim McKelvey, co-founder of mobile payment company Square. This is an unparalleled networking opportunity where we will be interacting with some of the greatest visionaries in the IT world and positioning GT Software as a trusted advisor for their mainframe transportation needs.
From November 6-9, GT Software will be heading off to New Orleans for the Computer Measurement Group’s 43rd Annual imPACt 2017 Conference. This three day event will showcase 80+ presentations on performance, capacity cloud, IoT, and security. Speakers at the conference include professors, performance engineers, the leader of the Performance and Operating Systems group for Netflix, and GT Software’s very own CTO, Jeff Andrews. As an event partner, GT Software will also have an exhibitor booth on site to showcase our offerings and provide attendants with a deeper insight into our products, as well as our company as a whole.
October 3rd-5th GT Software will be attending the CoHEsion Summit in Baltimore. CoHEsion is a membership organization for the community that uses and supports Banner by Ellucian and related software for higher education. This conference is a wonderful opportunity for GT Software to showcase their offerings to the higher education software experts around the country. Additionally, GT software will have an exhibitor booth on site in order to educate attendees on our different products and on our company.
isit us at Booth #326 in the expo hall to learn about our cutting-edge mainframe data access solutions using robust APIs.
SHARE® San Jose is the best place to get up to speed on the hottest enterprise IT topics, featuring 500+ technical education sessions and two SHARE Academy classes (z/OS Bug Busterz, IMS Immersion). Join us this winter for top-notch networking, education and innovation. Learn more and register at www.SHARE.org/San-Jose .
Join us for Two Technical Sessions at SHARE:
Bringing the API Economy to CICS – How Are Real Life Customers Doing It?
Tuesday, March 7th at 11:15 am in Room 210F
GT Software’s Senior Solutions Engineer Glenn Schneck will share a real-life GT Software customer case story about an innovative American insurance company and how they are modernizing CICS apps. By leveraging existing System z investments, Schneck has helped this insurance provider succeed by building robust customer facing apps and web portals in addition to building updated tools for internal staff to be more productive.
IMS Goes Mobile at American Airlines: Sophisticated Mainframe Orchestration for Mobility Takes Flight
Thursday, March 9th at 8:30 am in Room 114
During this session , American Airlines’ Manager of Application Development, Justin Kerchal and Sr. .NET Developer, Dave Espe will describe how easy it was for the airline to streamline the process of maintaining their aircraft fleet via a robust mobile application. With this new application, maintenance technicians can now process work orders and access inventory at the point-of-service via a tablet. In order to build this application, created services to access IMS mainframe data as APIs, without any additional coding required.
Visit us at Booth #839 in the expo hall and discover how to eliminate COBOL runtime fees for Banner applications to avoid license verification audits.
Ellucian Live provides a unique opportunity to engage with one of the largest global communities in the industry—a visionary community dedicated to creating solutions that revolutionize the educational experience. Ellucian Live brings more than 8,400 attendees from 1,300 higher education institutions around the world to discuss the changing landscape of technology and the role it plays in higher education.