“A great mix of quality networking and thought-provoking content. Very well planned and organized. I thoroughly enjoyed it.”
          — Steven Wolk, CTO, PC Richard & Son

Day 1 Agenda—IBM i CIO Summit 

 9:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
 9:45 Welcome — Alan Seiden, Seiden Group
Introductions and facilitated discussion of opportunities & challenges that CIOs face. Potential topics include:

  • How to deliver enhancements, integrations and new applications faster
  • Skills enhancement/replacement
  • Modernizing IBM i applications
  • How to present IBM i options as an alternative to rip-and-replace
  • Integration challenges—platforms, data, applications, analytics
  • Delivering new mobile/web interfaces, UI/UX
  • Business Intelligence using IBM i data
  • Managing expectations
  • DevOps, SCM, and testing
  • ERP enhancement challenges
  • How to discuss technology with business people
  • Cloud/hosted IBM i environments
  • Application and database security
12:30 pm Lunch (provided) and Networking
1:30 Scott Forstie, IBM’s Db2 for i Business Architect, discusses key IT trends and how new IBM i database capabilities help you drive continuous innovation.
2:30 Open Discussion
3:30 Break
3:45  Liam Allan, 22-year-old RPG and open source innovator, will speak about the future of IBM i that he is helping to create.
4:30 Wrap-up and Feedback

Request An Invitation/Nominate Your CIO

The CIO Summit is a community-building event for IT Directors, CIOs, and CTOs from non-technology-vendor companies. As a result, applications for professionals who do not meet these criteria—including those from development tool and services vendors—will not qualify for attendance.
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CIO Summit

Calling All IBM i CIOs

The CIO Summit is a free community event for a limited number of CIOs or IT Directors who manage development. IT executives can request an invitation directly or be nominated by others to receive an invitation.

DAY 1: DoubleTree Park Place
Minneapolis, MN

Scott Forstie Alan Seiden

Featuring special guest Scott Forstie, IBM’s Db2 for i Business Architect.

DAY 2: DoubleTree Park Place
Minneapolis, MN

RPG & DB2 Summit


Building A Positive Culture of Learning on IBM i
by Alex Woodie, IT Jungle, February 18, 2019

Getting Offensive With The Legacy Label
by Dan Burger, IT Jungle, April 24, 2017


System i Developer