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Adm02. Be a Domino Detective: Tackling Your Toughest Performance Issues

Wednesday, March 23 | 13:30 - 14:30 | C. Jupiter

Become a Domino performance investigator. This session will teach you industry best practices for Domino performance optimization. Learn how to take abstract symptoms like “Notes is slow” and break it down to a resolvable problem. See the methodology and tricks involved to find the true culprit using tools such as semaphore timeouts, memory dumps and server monitoring. Understand what impact running with obsolete tuning parameters can have on your environment. You will learn the best tips to implement along with do’s and don’ts for ensuring your Domino environment will perform optimally.

Kim Greene (Kim Greene Consulting, Inc.) @iSeriesDomino

Adm07. The Health Check Extravaganza for Social and Collaboration Environments

Thursday, March 24 | 14:45 - 15:30 | E. Pluto

Are you concerned about your infrastructure being configured correctly? Do you have problems happen that you don’t know how to prevent? Do you think your servers might have room for improvement? Wonder no more. This session will show you what you need to be looking at to ensure your server environment is running as cleanly and efficiently as possible. You will learn what you need to be looking for in your server configuration, problems found at numerous customer environments and what steps should be taken to remedy the various situations covered in this session. Be preventative, not reactive! Performing a health check is one of the most economical ways to ensure your social and collaboration environments are running properly.

Kim Greene (Kim Greene Consulting, Inc.) @iSeriesDomino

Luis Guirigay (IBM) @lguiriga

Adm09. IBM Connections - Managing Growth and Expansion

Wednesday, March 23 | 13:30 - 14:30 | D. Saturn

You are lucky, your Connections platform is experiencing rapid growth - now what? How to you determine when you have grown
to where you need to build out the service? How do you grow WebSphere or the File Service Space? How do you add additional Web Servers or is it better to add a proxy server?
Learn how to judge and decide what you need to change - and how to then implement it.

Victor Toal (ToalSystems) @thetoal

Adm10. Enrich your IBM Connections profiles by extending the profiles data model

Thursday, March 24 | 13:30 - 14:30 | D. Saturn

The profiles application is the core of your Connections deployment, it gives insight into the most valuable asset of your company: the people. The profiles service federates information from different source systems into one single reference. To enrich this important part of Connections we can extend the default Profiles data model and tailor it to your company's needs. By doing this, Profiles will become the" place to go" to access people information in your company: a place available to all employees wherever they work, resulting in a higher ROI for your Connections deployment.

Wannes Rams (Ramsit)

Stefano Pogliani (IBM) @stefanopog

Bus01. How the Dutch Tax Office put a fire under Connections Activities

Wednesday, March 23 | 11:45 - 12:30 | B. Neptune

Hear how a Dutchman and an Australian on opposite sides of the world had the same idea at the same time to revolutionize Connections Activities.
Improve Productivity Thru Clever Design, bringing a more intuitive visual interface to Activities to help users get work done.

Adam Brown (ISW) @adambrownaus

Robert van den Breemen (Dutch Tax Office) @rvbreemen

Bus06. IBM Connections: Mastering a Rollout for up to 600 kingdoms and 12 000 Users (University of Zurich)

Thursday, March 24 | 14:45 - 15:30 | B. Neptune

Learn how the University of Zurich is mastering the rollout of IBM Connections throughout the organization. They faced challenges regarding one solution that should fit all the different needs in a highly decentralized educational environment.
Learn what was done wrong first, what we learned and what worked out in the end.

Sandra Bühler (Belsoft Collaboration AG) @SandraCH

Roberto Mazzoni (University of Zurich) @davoser

Com01. Boost Your IBM Domino Server Security with BCC DominoProtect

Wednesday, March 23 | 14:45 - 15:30 | B. Neptune

Whether you are a pro or just getting your teeth into the world of Domino administration, we've collected five common pitfalls (and their remedies) in Domino security that everyone should be aware of!
In this session we will not only look at why is it important to protect your server ID but also how to protect it while still allowing unattended server restarts! We will also see how to secure the ID Vault with BCC DominoProtect to prevent malicious access. Perhaps you would like to open up your Domino server for web access? We'll look at what to keep in mind and how to do it easily. In addition we will also discuss how to prevent misuse of the Full Access Administration feature and how to track, prevent and rollback any unauthorised changes in real time - all with easy configuration steps using BCC DominoProtect.

Arshad Khalid (BCC) @arshad101

Dev06. OAuth 2.0 for developers – the technology you need but never really learned

Wednesday, March 23 | 16:00 - 17:00 | E. Pluto

OAuth 2.0 has become the defacto way to authenticate to IBM Connections and cloud services such as IBM Connections Cloud, Google and SalesForce and is *the* way to bridge systems. Despite being very powerful surprisingly few IBM Connections developers actually know of it or enough about it. OAuth 2.0 has been in IBM Connections for many releases and allows other services or API programs to impersonate users – and hence work as the user – without the user relinquishing control of their credentials. It’s very powerful stuff. This session acts as a primer on OAuth 2.0 for developers and administrators teaching you the ropes as well as teaching developers how to start utilizing OAuth 2.0 for IBM Connections on-premises as well as for IBM Connections Cloud. If you are developing for IBM Connections this is for you. Be warned – there will be code…

Mikkel Heisterberg (OnTime) @lekkim

Dev08. "Marty, You're Just Not Thinking Fourth Dimensionally": Troubleshooting XPages

Thursday, March 24 | 13:30 - 14:30 | C. Jupiter

When XPages code doesn't work as expected, often it's because the expectation was wrong. With the various phases of the XPages lifecycle, validation, the various event handler settings, embedding Server-Side JavaScript within Client-Side JavaScript or scoped variables, understanding what's really there when your code wants it is key troubleshooting XPages. This session will help you think fourth dimensionally to better pre-empt the outcomes and troubleshoot when things don't work out like you expect. You'll realise whether or not the bridge over Clayton...Shonash Ravine will be there to ensure your XPages make it Back to the Future.

Paul Withers (Intec Systems Ltd) @paulswithers

Dev10. Eclipse Plug-ins in Notes 101, and then some

Wednesday, March 23 | 17:15 - 18:00 | A. Foyer

At the beginning of time, Notes Development was built largely on Forms and Views. While Forms and Views are still the foundation for the modern Notes application, a new kid came on the block a few years ago. One of the most powerful development tools to make its way into Notes development is Eclipse. However, the journey from Forms and Views to Eclipse applications is a rocky one filled with pitfalls and gotchas. To try to demystify the development and installation of an Eclipse Plug-in for Domino, I will provide a sample application start to finish done using Eclipse and Domino.

Teresa Deane (BCC) @teresa_deane

Rnd17. To cloud or not to cloud...that is the question!

Thursday, March 24 | 14:45 - 15:15 | Round Table 2

Join us for a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of moving to the cloud. We will also talk about some options to migrate your Domino over to the cloud.

Olaf Boerner (BCC) @olafboerner

Teresa Deane (BCC) @teresa_deane

Sp1. Keynote and Opening General Session

Wednesday, March 23 | 09:00 - 11:15 | Auditorium

The intertwining technology trends of analytics, cloud, mobile and social are forever altering the way employees engage with one another, and with partners and customers. Join Inhi Cho as she discusses how IBM is transforming enterprise social and email solutions to help leading companies get ahead and take advantage of these trends. See how business communications can be taken to the next level with stronger analytics, integration with public social media, user-centric design, rapid cloud delivery and innovation, and broad ecosystem support. Also see some of our latest innovations come to life with onstage demos of our latest capabilities in IBM Verse, IBM Connections, Project Toscana and more.

We close up with Warp-Speed Sponsoring!

Inhi Cho Suh (IBM) @inhicho

Suzanne Livingston (IBM) @suzielivingston

Christopher Crummey (IBM) @ccrummey

Sarah Gibbons (IBM) @segibb

Sp2. Social Cognition

Wednesday, March 23 | 12:45 - 13:30 | A. Foyer

There is a great deal of talk and positioning around Cognitive Computing. IBM is actually defining the market with Watson and related analytic solutions. So how does that intersect with social business and new ways to work? During this session we'll look as some of the work in this area and share some ideas about these very related topics.

Louis Richardson (IBM) @inter_vivos

Str04. Engaging your next workforce in the collaborative era.

Thursday, March 24 | 14:45 - 15:30 | A. Foyer

Themes covered in the talk would include:
How the future of work will be around collaboration, culture and coaching
Millennial myths and getting away from the stereotype
How Millennials use and drive adoption of collaboration tools in the workplace
How Millennials want to be mentored and managed and what it means for those at Engage
Empowering Millennials with collaboration tools
How IBM's Millennials disrupt and drive transformation with its own Millennial Corps
What developers and users of IBM's collaboration tools need to be aware of with Millennials
How Millennials are changing the culture of organisations

Andrew Grill (IBM) @andrewgrill

Str08. IBM Connections - What's New and Roadmap

Wednesday, March 23 | 17:15 - 18:00 | C. Jupiter

With the release of IBM Connections 5.5 and the continuous development of IBM Connections Cloud, new features are being released at a steady pace. Let us give you an overview of the most recent and relevant updates as well as an insight into what we are working on for the upcoming releases in 2016!

René Schimmer (IBM)

Str09. Is your company culture ready for collaborative business and which road to take?

Wednesday, March 23 | 13:30 - 14:30 | E. Pluto

Do you know what your employees need to collaborate effectively? How do you ask the right questions for needs rather than functionality? Do you know the perceived company culture? Your company culture is the start point for your social business journey. Where do you stand now? Where do you need to go? What are the primary focus areas that would work for you? What approach is right for you? Through our specific developed survey held among all employees at your organization you get a better understanding of the perceived company culture and a better way to asses the collaboration need and current status of collaboration practices. From there on we plan your social business journey. We pick one of four specific flavors from Silverside’s 3G adoption approach to set the course that is right for you. We will demonstrate our social business culture test with findings from a customer, representing their company culture as a person, and the path forward to becoming a social business in the adoption approach suited to this culture.

Sasja Beerendonk (Silverside) @sbeerendonk

Roland Driesen (Silverside) @rolanddriesen