UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

Utah IBM i Professionals Association

Group History

Utah IBM i Programmers Association History

On May 7, 1985 the first meeting of the Greater Salt Lake Area System/38 User Group was held in the conference room on the 22nd floor of Intermountain Health Care in Salt Lake City, Utah. This meeting was organized by Jerry McMillan, who was then working for Price Waterhouse. The main business of that first meeting was to organize the user group and elect officers. Elections were held and the first officers consisted of:

Jerry McMillan (Price Waterhouse) President

Larry Isaksen (IHC Hospitals, Inc.) Vice President

David Larsen (Six State Dist.) Secretary

Lee Horne (I.C.C.C.) Treasurer

The annual membership dues were $35 per company.

Original Membership List

This is a copy of the original membership list. Take note of serveral companies and people who are still active in the group: Original Member List from 1985

Original Company List from IBM branch 395 (Salt Lake City)

This is a copy of the original Inventory of System/38 Installations Installed in IBM Branch 395 as of June 24, 1985: Inventory of System 38 Installations

The Utah IBM i Programmers Association (UIIPA)

In its present form, The Utah IBM i Programmers Association (UIIPA) is the result of the efforts of many people. Since its humble beginnings, over 30 years ago, the group has faithfully met each month. The user group continues its mission to provide IBM Midrange-related information, facilitate contact and camaraderie among its members, and promote the IBM Midrange platform, whatever it happens to be named at the time!

Historical Timeline of the Utah IBM i Programmers Association

What follows is an historical timeline of the user group, as best that can be constructed. Sorry for some large gaps in time but this is all we had. Enjoy!

1985

May 7 The first meeting was held. Group organized and officers elected. Original proposed user group budget

August 13 “Software Documentation” August 1985 Meeting Announcement

September 10 David Larsen of Six States Distributing, “Electronic Mail”

October 8 Homegrown Utilities – a forum to share utilities

November 12 Jerry McMillan of Price Waterhouse, “Custom Systems Design”

December 10 S/38 Peripherals Open House

1986

March 11 Election Meeting, speaker Lee Horne of I.C.C.C, “Electronic Data Interchange” March 1986 Meeting Announcement

New officers:

Max Thomas President

Lee Hammond Vice President

Floyd George Secretary

Steve Poulson Treasurer

May 13 Keith Vreeken of United Underwriters, “Project Management for the S/38” (This was the first meeting held in the Murray City Building Council Chambers) May 1986 Meeting Announcement

June 10 “DP Audit Check List” presented by a rep of Price Waterhouse

1990

January 10 Todd Tanner of Tanner Communications, “Telephany” January 1990 Meeting Announcement

May New officers:

Illene Dansie President

Floyd George Vice President

Sharon Maass Secretary

Richard Crosbie Treasurer

August 8 Don Cooksey of Summit Technologies, “Lansa, a Fourth Generation Language/CASE Tool” August 1990 Meeting Announcement

October 10 Susan Jones of IBM, “Security Considerations on the AS/400” October 1990 Meeting Announcement

November 14 Eric Murdock of JB’s Restaurant, “Disaster Recovery” November 1990 Meeting Announcement

1991

January 9 Marvin Booth of IBM, “PC Support” January 1991 Meeting Announcement

February 13 Dick Thames of IBM, “AS/400 Query” February 1991 Meeting Announcement

April 10 Jenny Myers, “Demo of AS/400 Image” April 1991 Meeting Announcement

May 8 Election Luncheon held at Chuck-A-Rama at Fashion Place Mall. Speaker: Bob Welti from KSL Channel 5, May 1991 Meeting Announcement

New officers:

Sharon Maass President

Richard Crosbie Vice President

Floyd George Secretary

Steve Walker Treasurer

June 12 Jim French, AS/400 Writer and Speaker, “Technology Trends for IS Managers in the 90s” June 1991 Newsletter

July 10 Doug Bidwell of IBM, “Tune Your System Right” July 1991 Newsletter

August 14 Pam Molden of IBM, “IBM Educational Offerings” August 1991 Newsletter

September 11 Special meeting at Pancho Villas on Highland Drive. Speaker: Tom Barberi of KALL Radio, September 1991 Meeting Announcement

November 13 Brad MacPherson of IBM, “Advantages of OS/400 V2R1” November 1991 Meeting Announcement

December 18 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Mark Twain Restaurant, December 1991 Meeting Announcement

1992

January 8 Dick True of IBM, “End Way Multiprocessing” January 1992 Meeting Announcement

February 12 William Grossman of Databorough, “Reverse Engineering Capabilities of CASE Tools” February 1992 Meeting Announcement

March 11 Robin Van Wagenen of IBM, “The New AS/400 Model E” March 1992 Meeting Announcement

April 8 Kehl Behunin of IBM, “Highlight of AS/400 System Management” April 1992 Meeting Announcement

May 13 Election Luncheon held at the Peppercorn Steakhouse. Speaker: Bill Bennett of IBM, May 1992 Meeting Announcement

New officers:

Max Thomas President

Steve Walker Vice President

Alan Judson Secretary

Dan True Treasurer

June 10 Dick Thames of IBM, “Word Perfect for the AS/400” June 1992 Newsletter

July 8 Terry Ingram of the Valley Emergency Communications Center, “911” July 1992 Newsletter

August 12 Robin Van Wagenen and Jennifer Myers of IBM, “Image, CallPath/400 and Facsimile Support/400” August 1992 Newsletter

September 9 Richard Langford, “What can a 4GL do for you?” September 1992 Newsletter

October 14 Valerie Hale of North Valley Mental Health, “How to Handle Stress” October 1992 Newsletter

November 12 Mike Saville of IBM, “Preventative Maintenance” November 1992 Newsletter

December 9 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Riverboat, December 1992 Newsletter

1993

January 13 Sue Griffin of IBM, “The AS/400 Support Family” January 1993 Newsletter

February 13 Bill Bennett of IBM, “AS/400 Strategic Directions” February 1993 Newsletter

March 10 Bryan R. Clark of Novell, “Connecting Novell networks and the IBM AS/400 using NetWare for SAA” March 1993 Newsletter

April 14 Charlie Fox of First Security Bank, “Disaster Recovery Planning” April 1993 Newsletter

May 12 Election Luncheon held at the Peppercorn Steakhouse. Speaker: Mary Nickles of KUTV News, May 1993 Newsletter

New officers:

Alan Judson President

Steve Walker Vice President

Kirk Nacey Secretary

David Carpenter Treasurer

June 9 Kim Pilger of IBM, Update on changes within IBM, June 1993 Newsletter

July 14 Kirk Nacey of Connectronix, “PC Maintenance Basics” July 1993 Newsletter

August 11 Marvin Booth of IBM, “PC Support” August 1993 Newsletter

September 8 Bill Bennett of IBM, “Interpersonal Communications” September 1993 Newsletter

October 13 Kevin Ririe of IBM, “IBM LINK BBS” October 1993 Newsletter

November 10 Rovin Van Wagener of IBM, “OS/400 V2R3 Release” November 1993 Newsletter

December 8 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Riverboat, December 1993 Newsletter

1994

January 12 Michelle Ludell of Charter Canyon Hospital, “Those Winter Time Blues” January 1994 Newsletter

February 9 Terry Fowler of American Investment Bank, “Security Enhancements in V2R3” February 1994 Newsletter

March 9 IBM Representatives, “Future Directions of the AS/400” March 1994 Newsletter

April 13 Dave Halladay of Sherwood Digital Electronics, “Remote Communications” April 1994 Newsletter

May 11 Election Luncheon held at the Peppercorn Steakhouse. Speaker: Carol Makita from KSL Channel 5 News, May 1994 Newsletter

New officers:

Steve Walker President

David Carpenter Vice President

Alan Judson Secretary

Kirk Nacey Treasurer

June 8 Bridget Spellman of IBM, “Review of May 4th IBM Announcements” June 1994 Newsletter

July 13 Robin Van Wagenen of IBM, “Basics of Performance Tools” July 1994 Newsletter

August 11 Jim Favre of IBM, “Client/Server Computing” August 1994 Newsletter

September 14 Marvin Booth of IBM, “Ins and Outs of Client Access” September 1994 Newsletter

October 13 Kirk Nacey of Connectronics, “Introduction to Windows” October 1994 Newsletter

November 9 Peter Rasmussen of LDS Foundation, “AS/400 FORUM, an Introduction” November 1994 Newsletter

December 14 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Riverboat. Speaker: Bog Egan of IBM, December 1994 Newsletter

1995

January 11 Boyd Bellows of Sherwood Digital – I-O Corp., “IPDS Printing” January 1995 Newsletter

February 8 Todd Musig of Franklin Quest, “Time Management” February 1995 Newsletter

March 8 Robin Van Wagenen of IBM, “FSIOP (File Serving IOP)” March 1995 Newsletter

April 12 Marvin Booth of IBM, “Client Access” April 1995 Newsletter

May 10 Election Luncheon held at Chuck-A-Rama at Fashion Place Mall. Speaker: Lance Devin of Borland International, “Technical Overview of Delphi” May 1995 Newsletter

New officers:

Steve Walker President

David Carpenter Vice President

Gary Larson Secretary

Kirk Nacey Treasurer

June 14 Doc Hodges of Novell, “The new features of Novell Netware for SAA” June 1995 Newsletter

July 12 IBM Client/Server Seminar held at the Red Lion Hotel in Salt Lake City, July 1995 Newsletter

August 9 Panel discussion of users moving to OS/400 Version 3 Release 1, August 1995 Newsletter

September 13 Kim Brown of Steven Sales Company, “Uninterruptible Power Supply” September 1995 Newsletter

October 18 Alan Welbeck of Vyzynz International, “Live Internet Demonstration” October 1995 Newsletter

November 8 Bruce Chapple of SMS Health Systems, Inc., “DB2/400” November 1995 Newsletter

December 13 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Riverboat. Speaker: Mary Lavern of IBM, “IBM’s Future Plans for the AS/400” December 1995 Newsletter

1996

January 10 Alan Judson of Bank of American Fork, “Preparing for an EDP Audit” January 1996 Newsletter

February 14 Richard Kitterman of QualiSoft, “ASNA’s Visual RPG” February 1996 Newsletter

March 13 Ernesto Lazalde of Orem City, “Visual Basic from an RPG Perspective” March 1996 Newsletter

April 10 Charles Craig of Abbott Laboratories, “TCP/IP” April 1996 Newsletter, April Fools Edition of the Newsletter

May 8 Election Luncheon held at Hometown Buffet. Speaker: Dave Phillips of KUTV Channel 2, May 1996 Newsletter

New officers:

David Larsen President

Gerald Nichols Vice President

Gary Larson Secretary

Jeff Walker Treasurer

June 12 Robin Van Wagenen of IBM, “OS/400 Version 3 Release 2” June 1996 Newsletter

July 10 Gerald Nichols of Vitrex Corporation, “Introduction to ILE RPG” July 1996 Newsletter

August 14 Gerald Nichols of Vitrex Corporation, “Integrated Language Environment” August 1996 Newsletter

September 11 Gary Larson of Lagoon Corporation, “Year 2000 Issues” September 1996 Newsletter

October 9 Bob Angell of Applied Management Informatics, “Data Base Connectivity” October 1996 Newsletter

November 13 Roundtable discussion of current concerns, November 1996 Newsletter

December 11 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Riverboat. Speaker: Paul Newey of the Salt Lake Olympic Committee, December 1996 Newsletter

1997

January 8 Paul Coleman of Vitrex Corporation, “Client Server with the AS/400” January 1997 Newsletter

February 12 David Shoaf and Mike Juarez of Alpine School District, “Using TCP/IP to connect to the AS/400” February 1997 Newsletter

March 12 Robin Van Wagenen and Sue Griffin of IBM, “The Latest AS/400 Announcements” March 1997 Newsletter

April 9 Jeff Williams of IBM and Scott Anderson of Assist Cornerstone Technologies, “Lotus Notes and the AS/400” April 1997 Newsletter, April Fools Edition of the  Newsletter

May 14 Election Luncheon held at Hometown Buffet. Speaker: Guido Simeto of IBM, “The Internet and the AS/400” May 1997 Newsletter

New officers:

David Larsen President

Michael Meservy Vice President

Gary Larson Secretary

John Dietz Treasurer

June 11 John Dietz of Vitrex Corporation, “Creating Procedures with ILE RPG” June 1997 Newsletter

July 9 Mike Seville of IBM, “CISC to RISC Upgrade” July 1997 Newsletter

August 13 Mike Meservy of GSE Erudite Software, “Delphi/400” August 1997 Newsletter

September 10 IBM Representative, “IBM’s latest announcements” September 1997 Newsletter

October 8 Becky Jensen of Vitrex Corporation, “SQL on the AS/400” October 1997 Newsletter

November 12 Sury Narayanan of S Square Technologies, “Year 2000 Projects on the AS/400 – Case Studies” November 1997 Newsletter

December 10 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Riverboat. Speaker: Dave Allred, Vise President of PR for the Utah Jazz, December 1997 Newsletter

1998

January 14 “LANSA for the AS/400” January 1998 Newsletter

February 11 Bob Boisen of ShowCase Corporation, “Data Warehousing” February 1998 Newsletter

March 11 David Patten of Millennitech, “AS/400 Performance Tips and Techniques” March 1998 Newsletter

April 8 Ann Archie of IBM, “Demonstrating New Advanced Technologies on the AS/400” April 1998 Newsletter, April Fools Edition of the Newsletter

May 13 Election Luncheon held at Chuck-A-Rama. Speaker: Mathew J. Lyman of Lyman Brothers, May 1998 Newsletter

New officers:

David Larsen President

Michael Meservy Vice President

John Long Secretary

John Dietz Treasurer

June 10 Mike Meservy, “JBuilder/400” June 1998 Newsletter

July 8 David Larsen of Murray City, “Disaster Planning and Recovery”

2000

Mike Meservy President

Gary Larson Vice President

Steve Walker Secretary

Gary Wood Treasurer

2001

March 14 Dan Harms of iBase Systems, Inc., “XML 101”

April 10 Paul Barbuto of Lagoon Corporation, “SQL 101”

May 23 Alison Butterhill from the IBM Toronto Lab. Live application development tools demo & V5R1 Announcements, May 2001 Meeting Announcement

June 13 Election Meeting at Murray City

New officers:

Steve Walker President

John Dietz Vice President

Paul Barbuto Secretary

Keith Day Treasurer

August 8 Keith Day & Dick Bennion, “Converting series Reports to PC Formats and Delivering Them via Email” August 2001 Meeting Announcement

September 12 Jerry Ropelato, CTO for iAccess.com, “Visual Age for Java”

Oct 10 Glenda Bohman & Mark Rollins of CompHealth, “Java Servlets”

Nov 14 Gary Larson of Lagoon Corporation, “Marketing the IS Department within your Organization”

December 12 Election Luncheon held at HomeTown Buffet

2002

February 13 Gerald Nichols, “What is ILE and RPGIV and Why Should I Use IT?”

March 13 Eric Knudsen of Symatrix Technology, “Overview of Websphere Commerce Suite 5.1”

April 10 Eric Knudsen of Symatrix, “iSeries specific elements of Websphere” (Pizza and drinks) then Schylar Frampton of Symatrix, “Explanation of WebSphere 4.0”

May 8 Election Luncheon at HomeTown Buffet. Speaker: Marvin Booth of IBM, “LPAR (Logical Partitions)”

New officers:

Diane Burgener President

Gary Larson Vice President

Brent Farr Secretary

John Dietz Treasurer

June 12 Brian Wyatt of CR England, “High Availability Solutions” June 2002 Newsletter

July 10 Mark Sheffield and Nathan Revo of ICON Health and Fitness, “ICON’s experience with WebSphere products” July 2002 Newsletter

August 14 Ray Champlin of IBM, “OS/400 Version 5 Release 2”

December 11 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Olympic Speedskating Oval. Speaker: Annie Driscoll, US Women’s Longtrack Speedskater

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2003

January 8 Mike Prinster of Sirius Computer Solutions, “XML”

April 9 Richard Kitterman of Qualisoft & Tim Jannsen of ASNA, “ASNA Visual RPG and ASNA.NET”

May 14 Jackie Jansen of IBM, “Business Intelligence: How to really use the iSeries database to increase the value to the company.” Officer Election

New officers:

Gary Larson President

Diane Bergener Vice President

Paul Barbuto Secretary

John Dietz Treasurer

June 11 Gary Larson of Lagoon Corporation, “People Skills for Technical Professionals”

July 9 Steve Smith, “RPG APIs”

August 13 Kieth Day of iTera, Inc., “Integrated File System”

October 8 David Patten and Patrick Reese of Patten Enterprises, “IBM’s Inforprint Server and iSeries Access for Web”

November 12 David Barnes of Mrs. Fields Cookies, “RPG Free – How it differs from RPG IV, how is simplifies coding”

December 20 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at Joe Morley’s. Speaker: Chris Karcher, “Getting Along with Difficult People”

2004

January 14 David Barnes, “Web-enable your iSeries”

February 11 Dr. Frank Soltis, father of the AS/400, speaks to our largest user group crowd at the Salt Lake City Library.

Dr. Frank Soltis

User Group Crowd

Dr. Frank Soltis with User Group Officers

April 14 Chris McIntyre of Intermountain Health Care, “How to set up the iSeries Performance Tuner”

June 9 Election Luncheon held at Lagoon Amusement Park. Speaker: Richard Andrew, Executive Vice-President of Marketing for Lagoon Corporation.

New officers:

Gary Larson President

Matt Kingdon Vice-President

Paul Barbuto Secretary

John Dietz Treasurer

July 14 Mark Ruberry of IBM, “V5R3 Announcement Overview”

August 11 Chad Smith of Lagoon Corporation, “Using Java to Access iSeries Programs and Data”

September 8 John Dietz of iTera, Inc., “iSeries High Availability”

December 8 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Desert Star Restaurant. Speaker: Lane Bettie, President of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce

2005

February 9 Bryan Merrell of Arkona, Inc., “Cookbook of SQL Examples”

March 9 Ravi Kadia of New Generation Software, “The Bottoms Up Approach to Business Intelligence with Information Retrieval and Reporting”

April 13 Denny Insell and Gary Konicek of IBM, “Bringing Rochester to You”

May 11 Doug Fullmer of IBM, “Application Development Trends and Directions”

June 8 Election Luncheon held at Lagoon Amusement Park. Speaker: DeeEll Fifield of Department of Emergency Services, State of Utah

New officers:

Bryan Merrell President

Matt Kingdon Vice President

Paul Barbuto Secretary

Brad Porter Treasurer

July 13 Mat Lyman of Lyman Bros., Inc., “Networking the Planet”

August 10 David Barnes of Mrs. Fields Cookies, “RPG Free, BIFs and APIs”

September 14 Richard Dunn of Arkona, Inc., “Document/Report application DataSelect”

October 12 Barbara Morris of IBM Toronto Lab, “The Future of RPG”

November 9 Nathan Andelin of Timpanogos Technologies, “Browse Device File –Proof of Concept”

December 14 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Desert Star Restaurant. Speaker: Randy Hughes, State Technical Architect

2006

January 11 Chris McIntyre of Intermountain Health Care, “Server Integration and the iSeries”

February 8 Pete Helgren of Timpanogos Technologies, “Open Source Initiatives”

March 8 Tim Schuetz of IBM, “Meet the New IBM System i5”

April 12 Al Grega of IBM, “Getting Started with SOA on System i5”

May 10 Brad Porter of Premier Software, “RPG Rational Development Studio”

June 14 Election Luncheon held at Lagoon

New officers:

Bryan Merrell President

Matt Kingdon Vice President

Paul Barbuto Secretary

Leroy Brown Treasurer

August 9 Jason Hatch of Cornerstone Communications, “Document Management”

September 13 Robin Van Wagenen and Clark Scholten of IBM, “Highlights of Recent Announcements”

October 11 Bryan Merrell of Timpanogos Technologies, “SQL Tips and Tricks”

November 8 Special IBM meeting held at Thanksgiving Point, “System i Business Resiliency Update”

December 11 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at Gardner Village. Entertainment: Choral presentation by a girls choral ensemble from Riverton High School.

2007

January 10 Bryan Merrell of Investools, “IT Environment in Today’s World: What Are You Doing to Make Sure Your Career is Secure?”

February 14 Kim Kruger of Investools, “System i Operations”

March 14 Clark Scholten of IBM, “Delivering PHP for i5/OS”

April 11 Robin Van Wagenen of IBM, “The Latest System i Announcements”

May 9 Gary Larson of Lagoon Corporation, “Your Amazing Brain”

June 13 Election Luncheon held at Chuck-A-Rama in Salt Lake City. Speaker: Bryan Merrell of Investools, “Professional Morality: A Comical Look at America’s Workforce”

New officers:

Chris McIntyre President

Matt Kingdon Vice-President

Paul Barbuto Secretary

LeRoy Brown Treasurer

July 11 Ryan Pearce of Via West, “Outsourcing to a Data Center”

August 8 Craig Pulley of Intermountain Health Care, “Hardware Management Console – What, Why and How”

September 12 Clark Sholten of IBM, “Over of the new DB2 Web Query product”

October 9 Robin Van Wagenen of IBM, “i5 Announcements”

December 12 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at The Gathering Place at Gardner Village. Speaker: Bob Ferrington of Downtown Rising, “City Creek Development project”

2008

January 9 Clark Scholten of IBM, “IBM DB2 Web Query”

April 9 Robin Van Wagenen of IBM, “IBM System i Announcements”

May 14 Dean Compher of Data Services, “Use Your System i Data Everywhere”

June 11 Election Luncheon held at Meadowbrook Golf Course

New officers:

Chris McIntyre President

Matt Kingdon Vice President

Paul Barbuto Secretary

Leroy Brown Treasurer

August 13 Russ Erickson and Joe Wood of Nicholas & Company, “Using PHP to Access the iSeries”

September 10 Douglas Schilling of IBM, “Web 2.0 for IBM i”

October 14 IBM Power of i Event Tour held at Grand America

December 10 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at Gardner Village. Speaker: Jim Herring of IBM, “The Power of i and why its strategic to IBM”

2009

January 14 Clark A. Scholten of IBM, “Setting up SSL and SSO on IBM i”

February 11 Dave Richards of Vision Solutions, “How to manage risk”

April 8 Robin Tatam of MSI Systems Integrators, “7 Habits of Highly Secure Organizations”

June 9 Election Luncheon held at Fat Cats in Ogden. Speaker: Gary Larson of Lagoon Corporation, “Mid-Deranged, a Humorous and irreverent look at the IBM Midrange World”

New officers:

Chris McIntyre President

Daniel Cheney Vice-President

Paul Barbuto Secretary

LeRoy Brown Treasurer

August 5 Carol Woodbury, technical editor of IBM Systems Magazine and co-founder of SkyView Partners, Inc., “i5 Security Compliance”

August 27 IBM Technical Briefing Event at the University Park Marriott Hotel.

September 9 Mike Pavlak of Zend Technologies, “PHP on the System i: Getting Started”

October 14 Open Roundtable Discussion Forum

November 11 Teresa Just, Nortel Territory Account Manager, “Nortel IP Telephony on the System I”

December 9 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at Gardner Village. Speaker: Kevin McLoud and Scott Grange. Kevin McLoud is the undersheriff of Weber County. They spoke about the role of the sheriff’s department today and why they are needed.

2010

January 13 Nathan and Kendall Andelin of Relational Data Corporation, “Develop Next Generation IBM i Applications”

February 10 Robin Van Wagenen of IBM, “IBM Power Systems Update”

March 10 Clark Sholten of IBM, “Software Maintenance Strategy for IBM i”

April 6 IBM Power 7 Technical Overview held at the Little America Hotel

May 12 John Dietz of Vision Solutions, “Migrate to Power 7 Overview”

June 9 Annual Officer Election Luncheon held at Boondocks in Kaysville.

August 18 Open Roundtable Discussion Forum

September 8 Annual IBM Product announcements

October 13 Don Yantze of IBM, “IBM Rational Development Tools Update”

November 8 Keith Day of Vision Solutions, “Web Development Tools on the IBM i”

December 8 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at Gardner Village. Speaker: David Berg, current director of Utah’s AIM Leadership Development programs. Topic: Human Technology and its connections to IT

2011

January 12 Bob Padzieski of ATS, “IBM Systems Director on IBM i”

February 15 Allyn Walsh of IBM Labs, 3-hour technical session on the HMC for Power Systems

March 9 Open Roundtable Discussion

April 13 Dr. Paul Coleman of CHG Healthcare, “Java and i, Integrating Java and RPGLE”

May 19 IBM Power7 Event held at the Downtown Marriot Hotel

June 8 Annual Officer Election Luncheon held at The Old Spaghetti Factory in Taylorsville. Speaker: Kurt Williams of Mindshare, “Social Networking”

New officers:

Gary Larson President

Marilynn Manning Vice President

Daniel Cheney Secretary

David Shoaf Treasurer

July 20 Jason Nacey of ADP, “IBM i Web Integration with Java”

October 12 David Shoaf or Alpine School Disctrict, “No Tape Backups”

November 9 Simon O’Sullivan of Maxava, “Disaster Recover Scenarios”

December 14 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at Golden Corral in West Jordan. Speakers: Christopher Roybal and Glen Lewis of Northwest Research.

2012

January 11 Robin Van Wagenen, recently retired from IBM, “Looking Back at 33 Years with IBM”

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February 8 Dean Compher, IBM IT Specialist, “Big Data”

February 23 Pat O’Rourke of IBM, Power Systems Update

March 14 Jeff Ashman, Keith Day and Russ Roberts of Braid Software, “Demystifying Journaling and Why You Should Take Another Look”

May 9 Jorge Merino of Nuvek, “Rapid Application Development with Renaissance Framework”

June 20 Annual Officer Election Luncheon held at Golden Corral in West Jordan. Speaker: Mark Ruberry, IBM Client Technical Specialist. Topic: “IBM Pure Systems Announcement”

New officers:

Gary Larson President

Mike Meservy Vice President

Daniel Cheney Secretary

David Shoaf Treasurer

July 11 David Shoaf of Alpine School District, “Web GUI Tool from BCD”

October 10 Gary Larson of Lagoon Corporation, “IBM i Access for Java”

November 14 Bill Hunter of Alpine School District, “ILE RPG”

December 12 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at Corbin’s Grille in Layton. Speaker: Travis Hall, President and CEO of Browning

2013

January 9 Christoph Heinrich of CM First, “Agile Lifecycle Management”

March 13 Allyn Walsh of IBM, “Power7+ Announcements”

April 13 Ammon Lee of Alpine School District, “Introduction to WordPress”

May 8 Bill Hunter of Alpine School District, “Free Format RPG”

June 12 Annual Officer Election Luncheon held at Golden Corral in West Jordan. Speaker: Gary Larson, “Celebrating 25 Years of the IBM i”

New officers:

Gary Larson President

Matt Kingdon Vice President

Mike Meservy Secretary

Nathan Andelin Treasurer

September 9 John Sullivan, Mike Robbins of Equitible Life & Casualty, “IBM i in the Cloud”

October 31 IBM Announcement Meeting

November 13 Gary Larson of Lagoon Corporation, “The New Free Form RPG Enhancements in Technology Refresh 7 (TR7)”

December 11 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at Golden Corral in West Valley City. Speakers: Fredrick and Esperance, Refugees from Rowanda.

2014

January 8 Robin Tatam of PowerTech, “Developing Secure Applications”

February 12 Roger Pence of ASNA, “Creating Mobile Apps with Plain ol’ RPG”

March 12 Alex Roytman, CEO or Profound Logic, “Perform Modernization Magic with Profound UI and RPG Open Access”

April 9 Dean Compher, IBM Technical Sales Specialist, “DB2 Database Security and Privacy”

May 15 Mark Ruberry, “POWER8 and IBM i 7.2 Announcements”

May meeting

June 11 Annual Officer Election Luncheon held at The Brick Oven restaurant in South Jordan. Speaker: Tony Latimer, Horticulture Specialist with Thanksgiving Point.

New officers:

Gary Larson President

Matt Kingdon Vice President

Mike Meservy Secretary

Joseph Wood Treasurer


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September 10 Diana Stater of New Generation Software, “Business Intelligence and Data Analytics – What’s the Difference?”

October 8 Scott Fortsie of IBM, “SQL for the System Admin: IBM i Commands,APIs and the role of DB2 for i and SQL”

November 12 Kevin Murdock or Dealertrack DMS, “Building World Class Operations on the IBM i”

December 17 Annual Christmas Luncheon held at the Sinclair Oil corporate office in Salt Lake City. Speaker: George Odencrantz, Vice President of Information Technology

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January 14 David Larsen of Lagoon Corporation, “SQL Tips and Techniques on the IBM I”

February 11 Chris McIntyre and Jay Weaver of Bank of Utah, “Real World Implementation of Disaster Recovery on the IBM i”

March 11 Allyn Walsh of IBM, “New Features and Functions on HMC Version 8”

 

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