Our annual Christmas Luncheon was a great success this year with over 50 people in attendance. It was held at the headquarters of Sinclair Oil Corporation in their company banquet room. We want to thank Sinclair Oil for hosting this event and sharing their world class chef and beautiful facilities with us. We were treated to a wonderful salmon and prime rib meal.
Topic: Our speaker was George Odencrantz, Vice President of Information Technology at Sinclair Oil. George shared with us the long history of IT at Sinclair Oil and how they are dealing with the challenges of legacy systems in a modern world. Sinclair has come a long way from the early days of manual systems to the widely diverse systems of today. George talked about the current emphasis to rebuild their systems using the modern tools and methods available for the IBM i.
At the end of the meeting we held a drawing for door prizes. Each attendee went away with a fun gift. We have a great group and it’s always enjoyable to get together. Thank you to all who attended.