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Wednesday, April 26 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
202: IBM i Strategy, Roadmap & Innovation

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Where is IBM i going? How is IBM investing in this integrated platform? In this presentation, Steve Will, the IBM i CTI & Chief Architect, and Alison Butterill, Product Manager for IBM i, will discuss the current state of the IBM i operating system, the underlying business, and the growing community of IBM i users. They will show the IBM i strategy that delivers value to IBM i clients and to IBM, they'll highlight key enhancements which strengthen IBM i’s place in your IT plans, and they'll discuss the future roadmaps for the platform.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the current IBM i strategy and the IBM i market
2. Understand the future direction of IBM i, and how that is helping clients today
3. Learn several client examples of innovative technology solving business problems using IBM i today.

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Steve Will

IBM i CTO & Chief Architect, IBM
Steve is the CTO and Chief Architect for the IBM i Operating System.  Spending the past fourteen years of his IBM career in this position, he has become an award-winning speaker, author of the influential blog "You and i," (https://bit.ly/You-and-i-blog) and is one of the most sought-after voices at customer briefings and events. Steve has worked on IBM i and its predecessors since before the creation of the AS/400, and is currently responsible for setting the strategy of the IBM i operating system, as well as deciding which enh... Read More →
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Alison Butterill

WW IBM I Product Manager, IBM
Alison Butterill is the offering manager for IBM i. She owns the responsibility for the IBM i business, including defining and guiding future directions and strategies. She works with the IBM i sales, marketing, and development teams as well as clients and partners to ensure that... Read More →

Wednesday April 26, 2023 2:45pm - 3:45pm MDT
Governors Square 16
  IT Strategy
  • Session Level All
  • Audience Any IBM i user or executive whose business uses IBM i, who needs to understand where IBM i is headed, and how it can be used today to innovate for the future.