Wednesday, February 16, 2021
at the Virtual, room
in Westbury, Long Island
The Presession starts at 5pm
The Networking and Cocktail hour starts at 6pm
Alan Seiden Consulting
Open source brings ready-made solutions that can run on your IBM i, usually at no charge. Create graphics, PDFs, content management for the web, not to mention web languages that allow you to address new business needs. What's more, these open source technologies work well with RPG.
In this business-oriented talk, learn how companies are staying ahead of the curve with open source on their IBM i. See how RPG provides the solid business logic to provide business advantage, while open source brings interfaces and capabilities up to date. Be prepared to be wowed by many examples.
Alan founded Seiden Group to enrich IBM i applications with open source technologies such as PHP, Python, Node.js, as well as DB2 for i and RPG business logic. He and his team provide large and small organizations with objective advice, hands-on development, and support.
Recognized as an IBM Champion, Alan cultivates a strong, resilient IBM i community by hosting the CIO Summit and fostering new talent. He encourages the next generation to extend the capabilities of the IBM i platform with their open source skills.
Alan has led the adoption of open RPM-based PHP with value-added components and support for IBM i teams; co-developed the popular PHP Toolkit with IBM; and was one of the first Zend Framework certified engineers.
An award-winning speaker, Alan has been called "the performance guru of PHP on IBM i."
He shares his expertise regularly at conferences and user groups such as COMMON, ZendCon, the RPG & DB2 Summit, MAGiC, the Northeast User Groups Conference, OCEAN and WMCPA.
In his spare time, Alan plays the trombone and studies and teaches the Feldenkrais Method? of Somatic Education.