April 14, 2020
Webinar: Connect your Mainframe to API Ecosystems
Location: Online at 2:00 PM Eastern
APIs have become the standard way of connecting applications, data and devices in our increasingly connected economy. And the good news is that your valuable mainframe applications and data can easily participate by providing APIs or consuming APIs. Learn how to:
- Unlock the hidden value of your data and unique capabilities
- Connect to an API management platform
- Extend your reach to new customers and partners
- Create new sources of revenue and new business models
- Accelerate your enterprise mobile and cloud strategies
April 22, 2020
DGI EA Online Conference & Expo
Software AG Government Solutions is excited to sponsor and present at the EA Online Conference & Expo this April. Every agency has an EA now, but it is not something that can be deployed and forgotten. EA must be kept current and every agency must regularly evaluate how it is working. Learn how to keep your EA plans relevant and effective for today’s challenges at the 19th annual Enterprise Architecture Conference & Expo.
April 23, 2020
Webinar: How Data-Sharing Saves Lives: Integrating IT Systems Helps Governments Respond to Emergencies and Deliver Critical Citizen Services
Location: Online at 2:00 PM Eastern Time
Integrating IT systems cuts costs, improves efficiency and can save lives. Whether it’s emergency medical teams coordinating their response to COVID-19, public health agencies tracking hotspots in the opioid crisis, or even justice departments connecting dozens of networks to ensure public safety, data integration can transform government. Join us on April 23 with Government Technology for a roundtable webinar discussion on the biggest challenges governments face on data integration – and which solutions can help. You’ll hear from industry experts as well as public-sector practitioners on:
- How a holistic approach to data management can make it easier for departments to share data internally as well as across agency lines
- The right policies and data-sharing agreements you need in place to enable better data sharing
- The best tech infrastructure for your agency’s own specific needs
- On-the-ground examples of how state and local agencies improved efficiency and service delivery through better data-sharing
April 30, 2020
Webinar: Improving Your EA Fortunes: Sharing Best Practices In Enterprise Architecture Across Federal Organizations
Location: Online at 2:00 PM Eastern
Massachusetts IT Leadership Forum – Postponed
Location: Boston, MA
The Massachusetts IT Leadership Forum is the premier event for senior-level technology executives to improve their management and business skills and to develop IT leaders of the future. The purpose of the forum is to foster discussion and dialogue on what it means to be a successful leader in the public sector and how to leverage IT as a strategic tool. This event is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for government and industry executives to collaborate and address the most important policy, management and leadership issues surrounding the future of digital government and the evolving role of the public-sector IT official.
Webinar: Connect Your Mainframe COBOL Applications with APIs
Start the new year with fresh ways to innovate. Learn how to connect your mainframe COBOL applications to new channels, applications and services with APIs. See how we can help you service-enable COBOL programs and generate powerful APIs to connect your mainframe to a greater API ecosystem. Leverage your application business logic to create new capabilities to share and how to consume capabilities offered from extended APIs.
Webinar: Sync your Mainframe Data to the Cloud for Insights
The cloud offers innovations for the future, but your mainframe will remain your reliable system of record. Take advantage of new cloud-based services and data analytics by synchronizing your mainframe data to the cloud, virtualize data from multiple platforms and seamlessly operate in a hybrid environment without compromising the uptime and performance of your source system. Learn how to: • Access data from Adabas, Db2®, flat files, IMS™, QSAM and VSAM™ in real time • Move mainframe data to the cloud and seamlessly adopt a hybrid environment • Keep your cloud data lake in sync with on premises applications • Create a single virtual database from multiple platforms • Leverage all of your data, no matter where it resides
Webinar: An EA Approach to Technology Business Management (TBM)
Enterprise Architecture as a practice is well understood by IT teams due to well-understood categorization models for tracking and managing assets. IT Finance Management was driven by accounting standards that we often poorly aligned to IT assets. Now, TBM is bringing a complete methodology to both Business and IT groups within a single enterprise. Learn how Business groups benefit from the foundations of EA, and how IT groups can better understand and apply financial cost account across all assets. What viewers will learn by attending this program include: • How to leverage the TBM Taxonomy to consistently record costs by Cost Pools and IT Towers • See why CIO’s need this framework to deliver status of IT costs and budgets • Learn to apply the cost structures to key assets and projects • Avoid incorrect reporting and improve visualizations by integrating Alfabet with your General Ledger using the TBM methodology
Webinar: Using APIs to Break the Barriers of Smart Manufacturing
The #1 barrier to Smart Manufacturing is the lack of connectivity between your systems and processes. The smartest manufacturers are jumping ahead of competitors by using APIs to break through these barriers and get critical data flowing instantly to the right people at the right time. Are you using APIs for this? Join this webinar and learn: How APIs are critical for digital communication throughout the entire value chain Why APIs are powerful tools that aren’t just for IT How APIs accelerate value realization
Adabas and Natural in a Linux/Windows World
|Join Software AG product experts Zvonimir Ivanetic and Juergen Lind for a detailed presentation on Adabas and Natural on the Linux and Windows platforms. We will cover topics such as re-hosting options for deploying A&N, mainframe to Linux/Windows, legacy UNIX (HP and SUN) to Linux/Windows, A&N in the Cloud and Containers, new products for Adabas on Linux/Windows, and so much more!|
Webinar: Information Sharing to Improve Public Safety
Law enforcement, public safety and healthcare agencies need their employees to have access to the right information at the right time. Information that is inaccurate, incomplete or not accessible increases the risk to public safety, whether it's in the shape of warrants denied, cases dropped, or dangerous individuals wrongly released. This webinar, presented by Tanya Stauffer, Bob Jeffcott and David Taylor will walk you through the ways to leverage information sharing and how it can decrease the threats to public safety. Delivering a single view of real-time data to support justice and public safety decisions requires state-of-the-art technology and integrated solutions. During this presentation you will: • Hear about the current state of information sharing in public safety • Learn the benefits to breaking out of IT silos • Hear state level implementation success stories from Analysts International • Learn more about integrated solutions
Webinar: Create an “Active” Data Warehouse by Exposing Mainframe Data
Royal Bank of Canada's Nikolai Chmatov will explain how his organization has exposed current mainframe data to create an "Active" data warehouse using Adabas SQL Gateway. By leveraging Adabas SQL Gateway, CONNX and Mashzone they were able to create near time interactive dashboards of critical information. Important Note: CONNX and Mashzone can be used against any mainframe source(DB2, VSAM, etc) and any relational database(Oracle, SQL Server, UDB, etc). CONNX supports 150+ sources/targets with their adapters. The discussion will cover: • Hear a customer success story by Nikolai Chmatov at Royal Bank of Canada • Hear how RBC was able to expose mainframe data • Understand how RBC was able to create interactive dashboards • Benefits of CONNX
Digital Business Demo: Implementing Microservices architecture using the WebMethods Hybrid Integration Platform
In order to satisfy the ongoing demand for hyper-scale and agility, developers are deploying Microservices to build next-generation apps for mobile and web applications. In this demo, we will highlight a real-world microservices approach and introduce you to the WebMethods Microservices container. You will learn the how the Microservices container provides the necessary underpinnings to implement a microservices based architecture.
Webinar – Breaking Down the Walls in Government DevOps Initiatives
Agencies are quickly embracing modern technologies and methodologies to increase time to market and decrease their costs of mission critical applications. Among the leading technologies being adopted is microservices with DevOps being the contending new methodology to support it. This webinar will explore the basics and benefits of implementing a DevOps culture within your agency as well as some tools that support this methodology. Whether you are just learning about DevOps or are already running a veteran DevOps shop, this webinar will provide thoughtful insights in how to leverage continuous integration and best operationalize your applications. Learn how USCIS, FCC and Software AG are achieving DevOps successes
Webinar – DorobekINSIDER Live: IT Modernization: Say Goodbye to Legacy Tech
Legacy systems plague government agencies that are hoping to modernize and transform. These large and cumbersome systems are expensive, difficult to manage and outdated -- and moving off of them is no easy feat. Listen to Christopher Dorobek and his panel of experts as they discuss the challenges and opportunities of IT modernization. Specifically you’ll learn:
- What agencies have done to successfully upgrade from their legacy systems.
- The biggest challenges agencies face while trying to modernize and transform.
- How agencies are taking an agile approach to modernization.
Webinar: Big Data Success Story: How SSA leverages Big Data Analysis to Advise Disability Appeals
The Social Security Administration’s (SSA) administrative appeals operation, under the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) is one of the largest administrative judicial systems in the world. ODAR is charged with analyzing disability claims, as they roll through the appeals process. SSA issues more than half a million hearing and appeal dispositions each year, and appeals judges render the agency’s final decision in over 100,000 cases per year.