Webcasts - WAS, Watson, BlueWorks & More

Don’t miss out on the upcoming IBM Middleware User Community webcasts! Take a peek below at the schedule and don’t forget to register. Additional webcasts are added regularly so make sure to visit the event calendar to stay up-to-date.

WebSphere Application Server - Maximize Your Investments and Prepare for the Future

Wednesday, May 10
8:00 AM EDT



  • Brian O'Shea, Hybrid Cloud European Sales Leader - WebSphere Application Server

  • Soloman Barghouthi, STSM, Hybrid Cloud Application Platform Specialist

You have invested in the IBM® WebSphere® Application Server solution, but are you ready for the future? Are you interested in learning how you can optimize your environment by leveraging the right deployment options on and off premises? What about lowering your total cost of ownership while taking advantage of Cloud?

Join us for a webinar where you will hear experts address these key priorities and cover the following topics:

  • Update on the WebSphere Application Server family including the new and exciting Microservice builder, Docker tool integration, WebSphere Connect with the product Insight updates.
  • Deployment options, both on-premises and cloud where we will demo some of the IBM Cloud capabilities.
  • Latest optimization and migration tools and resources to help with with migration to the cloud in addition to on-premises.
  • Overview of WebSphere V7 and V8 end of support plans.

Connecting Becomes Easier with Enhanced IBM MQ Advanced for z/OS VUE

Monday, May 15
11:00 AM EDT



  • Paul Kettley, Offering Manager Specialist - IBM Messaging on z, IBM

IBM MQ Advanced for z/OS VUE is a single bundle that offers the power of MQ, the reliability of z/OS, end-to-end message security and the ability to transfer files over your MQ infrastructure in a secure and controlled fashion. The latest Continuous Delivery offering, V903, introduces a new component to this established offering in the form of the Connector Pack. The Connector Pack allows a customer to simplify MFT topology on z/OS, allows connectivity from Advanced VUE Queue Managers to the IBM Cloud Product Insights service as well as providing the ability to use message data to drive queries into Blockchain. Join this webinar to learn more about the features of IBM MQ Advanced for z/OS VUE V903.

A Look into the Architecture of IBM Cloud Automation Manager

Wednesday, May 17
12:00 PM EDT



  • Andre Tost, Distinguished Engineer, IBM
  • Hugh Hockett, Senior Software Engineer, IBM

Has your organization already committed to hybrid cloud? Do you have multiple clouds that need automated delivery of application environments all with consistency?

IBM Cloud Automation Manager (CAM) is a solution that provides this management of multi-cloud environments, allowing IT Operations to accelerate service, automation and delivery. The solution provides Infrastructure as Code built with open technology, helping to simplify the user experience for deploying cloud infrastructure in multiple clouds. But how does this all work together?

Join the webcast to dive deep into the architectural principles of a multi-cloud management solution. Learn how CAM supports end to end lifecycle management of both cloud-enabled and cloud-native workloads. IBM experts will share the architectural principles of CAM and how this all automates, accelerates and ultimately enhances your overall delivery of cloud infrastructure. Topics will include pluggable formats and frameworks, open technology services, APIs and more.

IBM Voice Gateway- Building Voice Enabled Cognitive Applications with IBM Watson

Tuesday, June 6
11:00 AM EDT



  • Brian Pulito, STSM - IBM Voice Gateway Architect

  • Thomas Banks, Offering Manager - WAS Liberty & IBM Voice Gateway

Introducing your newest call center support staffer ... IBM Watson. We've all had a poor experience when calling a customer support phone number - suffering through layers of menus and long queue times for the simplest requests. You can fix this by taking advantage of the new IBM Voice Gateway which links Watson to telephone networks as a self-service call center agent and improves the customer experience with live agents too. Join us in a webinar to learn about this new offering which is bringing cognitive to call centers and gives your business the added advantage of IBM WebSphere with Watson.


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Thank you for participating in the IBM Middleware User Community webcasts! If you are unable to attend, the recording and slides will be available following the webcast in the community's Webcast Archives.

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