FASUG Application Development Day 2006

Track A Session 4

Application Development for the 21st Century

Application Development for the 21st Century

The Real Story: You have been developing applications for your entire career, but now you need a roadmap? This session explores the architecture of applications and puts competing technologies, languages and skills in perspective. Discover how to determine what's best for your company, how to leverage your skills and what technologies to invest in. New applications, extension of ISV applications and integration of legacy applications are covered from an iSeries (aka AS/400, i5) perspective. Applications are long term investments in a rapidly changing environment which require intelligent decisions on technology directions. IBM's direction with the i5 and future versions of i5/OS are covered. Information presented is based on real life experiences, both successes and failures, with a variety of applications areas and business types.

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