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Omni User Technical Conference 2015

Welcome to Moraine Valley

Thursday and Friday, June 4th and 5th

48 Education Sessions by Stellar Omni Speakers!
Birgitta Hauser, Paul Tuohy, John Valance,
Trevor Perry, Larry Bolhuis, Steve Wolk,
Yvonne Enselman, Doug Bridwell, and Robert Dunn.

Featuring Carol Woodbury's 2-day Intensive Security Deep Dive!

2 Keynotes from Trevor Perry and John Vanderwall
Change ME! (Thursday)
Work/Life Balance... It isn't all about your job. (Friday)

Moraine Valley Community College
9000 W. College Pkwy. Building T
Palos Hills IL


Session Abstracts
Speaker Bios

Sponsored by

Lansa New Generation Software Datanational Rocket Software
Remain Software Fresche Legacy OpenLegacy ProData
Help Systems/SEQUEL Software Profound Logic Synergivity T.L. Ashford
Silveredge Consulting Quadrant Software BCD Skyview Partners COMMON
United Computer Group

Win One! Your odds are good to win one of two Fitbit One Wireless Activity and Sleep Trackers being raffled, or other great prizes provided by the vendors!

Two Fitbit One Wireless Activity and Sleep Trackers



Session Grids subject to change



 

 Thursday, June 4th


 Vendor Setup

 Thursday
7:00
 

 Registration
 

Thursday
8:00

Session 1

Command Jeopardy

Steve Wolk

Triggers and Referential Integrity

Paul Tuohy


SQL Queries
Do you know what
you can do...
Part 1


Birgitta Hauser


Architecting Modernization

Trevor Perry

The Care and Feeding of your HMC

Larry Bolhuis

Connecting the Dots:
Build Web Apps
with PHP, HTML, CSS, and Javascript


John Valance

 Thursday
9:15
 

 Break and Vendor Showcase
 

Thursday
9:45

Session 2

Accelerate
your Excel


Steve Wolk

ILE by Example

Paul Tuohy

SQL Queries
Do you know what
you can do...
Part 2


Birgitta Hauser


Vendor
Education
Session:
DIY Mobility with OpenSource and OpenLegacy


Gus Delgado


Great, We're Getting
a New Power System
Now, We Have to Test It


Yvonne Enselman

Web Mastery
with
JavaScript


John Valance


 Thursday
11:00
 

 Lunch
 

Thursday
12:30

Session 3

Management
by the Movies


Steve Wolk

RPG Tricks and Techniques

Paul Tuohy

Tips and Tricks
for Advanced
Embedded SQL


Birgitta Hauser


RPG Open Access
Easier than Pi


Trevor Perry

Managing IBM i PTFs

Larry Bolhuis

Vendor
Education
Session:
Rethink Backup & Disaster Recovery for IBM Power Systems


Datanational


 Thursday
1:45 

 Break and Vendor Showcase
 

Thursday
2:15

Session 4

Mission Possible:
Journaling Forensics 101
(with Free Tools)


Steve Wolk

Vendor Education Session: Modernization - Yes! Now How Do I Get Started?

Donna Westmoreland

Web Development with RPG & CGIDEV2

Doug Bridwell
& Bob Dunn



Vendor Education Session:
Delivering Web Reporting to IBM i users with NGS-IQ


Mary Lynn Treadwell


IBM i 7.1 Networking Enhancements and Troubleshooting

Larry Bolhuis

Case Study:
PHP on IBM i
Work Order Management


John Valance

 Thursday
3:30
 

 Break and Vendor Showcase
 

Thursday
4:00

Keynote


 Thursday Keynote
 Change ME!
 with Trevor Perry


Thursday
5:30


 Sessions End




 

 Friday, June 5th


 Friday
7:00
 

 Registration
 

Friday
8:00

Session 1

 

Getting Started
with RSE


Paul Tuohy

Generate
XML Documents
with SQL


Birgitta Hauser

Promoting IBM i and its future to your business

Trevor Perry

Selecting Your Hosting System Environment

Larry Bolhuis

OO & Ahh!
The Power of
Object Oriented PHP


John Valance


Friday
9:15

 Break and Vendor Showcase
 

Friday
9:45

Session 2

Vendor
Education
Session:
Perform Modernization Magic with Profound UI and RPG Open Access


David Russo


Handling
Weird Stuff
in RPG


Paul Tuohy

Consume XML Docs with Web Services with SQL

Birgitta Hauser


Chapter 6 Revealed: User Interface Modernization

Trevor Perry

IBM i as a Host Partition

Larry Bolhuis

Bring your browser apps to life with JQuery

John Valance

Friday
11:00

 Lunch
 

Friday
12:30

Session 3

Vendor
Education
Session:
Lansa: Build a responsive web app without coding a SINGLE LINE OF PHP, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, or HTML5


Grant Smith and Tom Cremieux



RPG on the Move: Mobilize Your i

Paul Tuohy

Analyzing
Recursive Data
with SQL


Birgitta Hauser


Agile Testing
and Concepts


Yvonne Enselman

LPAR:
The Nuts and Bolts
Part 1


Larry Bolhuis

Case Study:
Polar Beverage Scheduling App using PHP and jQuery


John Valance


Friday
1:45

 Break and Vendor Showcase
 

Friday
2:15

Session 4

Vendor
Education
Session:
From RPG OA to PHP: Rapid application modernization with Presto and Websmart


Rich Prechtel


Modernization:
What, Why, Where, When, and How


Paul Tuohy


Vendor
Education
Session:
Help Systems


tba

Vendor
Education
Session:
Fresche Legacy


tba

LPAR:
The Nuts and Bolts
Part 2


Larry Bolhuis
 

Friday
3:30

 Break, Raffles, and Vendor Showcase
 

Friday
4:00

Keynote


 Friday Keynote
 It's Not All About Your Job - Finding Work Life Balance
 with John Vanderwall


Friday
5:30


 Sessions End




 

 Thursday, June 4th Security Deep Dive with Carol Woodbury


 Thursday
8:00 - 11:00
 
 Security Policies
  * Why they're important
  * Key sections - new technology and data classification
  * Tips for writing and reviewing
  * Documenting processes specific to IBM i
  * Resources and examples

 Security-relevant System Values
  * Best practices settings
  * Writing "risk acceptance statements"
  * New system values added in recent OS versions

 Managing User Profiles
  * User and group profiles settings
  * Special authorities
  * Role-based access
  * New user profile attributes added in recent OS versions

 Thursday
11:00
 

 Lunch
 

 Thursday
12:30 - 3:30
 
 Integrated IBM i Auditing Features
  * Detailed description of the auditing features
  * Options for getting information out of the audit journal
  * Using auditing as an aide for debugging failures during remediation roll-out
  * New auditing features added in recent OS version and Technology Releases

 Encryption Considerations
  * Overview of current requirements for encryption
  * High level description of encryption technology
  * Compliance considerations for encryption
  * New encryption features added in recent OS version and Technology Releases

 What's New in IBM i Security
  * Highlights of the security enhancements provided in the current IBM i releases V6.1 and V7.1
     and the newly released V7.2 will be discussed.




 

 Friday, June 5th Security Deep Dive with Carol Woodbury


 Friday
8:00 - 11:00
 
 Introduction to Object-level Security
  * Access control methods - *PUBLIC authority, private authority , authorization lists, adopted authority
  * i5/OS authority checking algorithm
  * Tips for writing and reviewing

 Application Security Implementation - Securing your Application Data
  * What constitutes and how to recognize a "wide open" application implementation - that is,
     one that poses risk to your data
  * Options for remediating the application scheme
  * Steps for remediating
    * Areas to investigate
    * Step by step approach to implementation (to avoid breakage)
      * Including - Learn from our experience!
    * Areas to accommodate, e.g. Developer access to production, Viewing the joblog of an *ALLOBJ user,
       viewing user profile attributes

 Exit Points
  * What they are
  * When to use Exit Programs

 Application Administration
  * What it is
  * The functions you can control by using it
  * New features added in the most recent Technology Releases

 Friday
11:00
 

 Lunch
 

 Friday
12:30 - 3:30
 
 IFS Security
  * Detailed discussion on how to secure objects (directories, files, etc) in the Integrated File System
  * File shares
  * Using auditing as an aide for debugging failures during remediation roll-out
  * New auditing features added in recent OS version and Technology Releases

 Implementing Multiple Layers of Defense
  * Now that the options for protecting data have been discussed, the discussion of this presentation
    will be on the process of deciding how many layers of security to implement.

 Security Administration
  * A discussion of the tasks that should be performed on a regular basis by a security administrator.
    In other words - practically applying the topics of the last two days to your everyday work.

Session Grids subject to change


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Burr Ridge IL 60527 USA

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