Web Age Solutions

Agile is becoming more and more pervasive as the preferred approach to software development. This, at a time, when organizations around the globe are seeking to provide better structure to technology and alignment with business through the practice of Architecture. On the surface, the two, Agile and Architecture, seem at odds. Many companies are struggling to make both work. Come join this webinar to learn about the training we have put together to understand the relationship between Agile and Architecture and the possibility for a new approach, Agile Architecture.

Direct download: INTROAGILEARCH.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 10:48am EST

This webinar will introduce the audience to some of the recent updates to Hadoop product ecosystem and MapReduce programming options. We will discuss YARN’s value proposition, Hive and Sqoop updates

Direct download: HADOOPPROGOPT.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 10:31am EST

Routing:
Setting up a Route Table
Navigation Control
Single Page Application:
What is a Single Page Application (SPA)?
Why Create SPA?
Challenges to SPA
Implementing SPA Using AngularJS

Direct download: ANGULARJSROUTINGSINGLEPAGEAPPLICATIONFEATURES.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 10:01am EST

Description:
1) What is Swift programming language
2) Why we need Swift?
3) Basics of class design
4) Array
5) Hashtable
6) Looping
7) Tuples
8) Optionals
9) Enum
10) Generics

Direct download: IntroSwiftProg.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41am EST

DevOps is an approach to delivering software solutions in a continuous manner based on lean and agile practices. In this webinar we will review some of the technologies and practices used by DevOps teams.

Direct download: INTRODUCTIONTODEVOPS.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 11:32am EST

This webinar will help IT managers and developers to learn the fundamental concepts of and ideas behind Big Data / NoSQL technologies.

Direct download: IntroBigDataNoSQL.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am EST

Introduction to the Integration Bus Toolkit and Working with Integration Bus Nodes

Direct download: IBMIntegrationBus9DevFund.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 2:32pm EST

Cloud Computing requires a degree of cognitive shift on the part of Architects who have been mostly working on designing on-premise, hosted solutions. This webinar will provide an overview of Cloud fundamentals and some of the design strategies that you may want to employ when creating your Cloud solutions.

Direct download: CLOUDESSENTIALSFORARCHITECTS.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

Description: In this webinar, participants will learn about: • MapReduce Programming Model
• Data Querying and Processing with Hadoop
• Amazon Elastic MapReduce
• Google App Engine
• MongoDB Query Language
• HiveQL

Direct download: BIGDATABUSINESSINTELLIGENCEANDANALYTICSFORBUSINESSANALYSTS.mp4
Category:Big Data -- posted at: 2:23pm EST

Direct download: APACHESPARK.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 2:22pm EST

In some ways requirements for mobile applications are just requirements. However many of the features that make mobile computing so compelling (multiple forms of connectivity, cameras, GPS, …) give rise to new requirements that we have not had to consider in traditional application delivery. Successful software projects do not just happen, they start with good analysis and design and requirements capture is an important part of that effort. In this webinar we will look at aspects of mobile applications that give rise to requirements not normally considered in traditional solutions delivery.

Category:general -- posted at: 10:59am EST

After spending some time where the Java language was "stuck" at Java SE 6 because of Oracle buying Sun, Java is moving forward again and companies are starting to leverage some of the new versions. Many companies are starting to move to Java SE 7 since that has been out for a few years and will be the required minimum version of Java EE 7 application servers as those are released. Java SE 8 was also recently finalized and although probably too early for many large Java projects to move to it fully it will help to know what are some of the more significant features of Java SE 8. In this webinar we will focus on the changes in Java SE 7 that projects can use when adopting this environment along with some of the significant features of Java SE 8 to watch out for as that becomes more popular.

Category:general -- posted at: 10:57am EST

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the cloud platform from Amazon that offers cost-effective solutions at the internet scale to its clients. This webinar will provide a short overview of some of the more popular services of the Amazon cloud and ways you can integrate those services into your off-premise solutions.

Direct download: OverviewAmazonWebServices.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53am EST

This webinar focuses on modeling business processes with IBM Process Manager.Topics covered:

  • BPM Iterations – Design, Modeling, Optimization, Execution
  • Three phase approach to process modeling
  • The right process model development strategy
  • Process Modeling in IBM Business Process Manager
Direct download: Modeling-IBM-BPM.mp4
Category:WebSphere -- posted at: 10:49am EST

The term “Microservice” has recently been coined to describe a rapidly provisionable, independently deployable service with narrow and distinct functionality that is accessible over common communication protocols. As is often the case with new IT technology terms, the term Microservice is viewed by many as too fuzzy and misleading similar to terms NoSQL and Big Data. In this webinar, we will try to see if we can make sense of it.

Direct download: MICROSERVICES.mp4
Category:Big Data -- posted at: 10:47am EST

Does your organization have several applications where data is overlapping? Are you having issues keeping your data up to date? Come and join us for a 1-hour webinar where we discuss how Master Data Services in SQL Server can help us overcome data management issues.

Category:Microsoft -- posted at: 10:23am EST

Enterprises are facing challenges with increasing volume,variety and varisty of data. This webinar provides analysis of big data challenges and provides various alternatives to turn those challenges into opportunity. This Webinar also provides a practical implementation of Hadoop cluster to handle big data with substantial coverage of installation, configuration, planning and implementation of Hadoop cluster to manage big data in productive way.

Direct download: ManagingBigDataUsingHadoopclusters.mp4
Category:Big Data -- posted at: 10:21am EST

Although WebSphere Application Server is one of the most robust Java Enterprise Application Servers for deployment of mission critical applications, it is not always that easy to use in development. Often we see clients who deploy to WebSphere in production using Tomcat or some other server to test in development because it is "easier". The complaint is that the full WebSphere Application Server takes too long to start or redeploy applications and is not intuitive to configure for developers. To address these issues, IBM has created the WebSphere "Liberty Profile" server. This is a lightweight server, certified for Java EE 6, that starts much faster and is easier to configure. In this webinar we will look at the features of the WebSphere Liberty Profile server, how it compares to the "full" WebSphere Application Server, and how you can use it to simplify the development and testing of Java EE applications. We will even show that with version 8.5.5 of the WebSphere Liberty Profile there are some intriguing new features that would even let you run the server as part of a cluster and use it for some production deployment scenarios. We will also highlight the use of FREE Eclipse development tools that are available since the cost of development tools for WebSphere Application Server has also been historically an issue.

Category:WebSphere -- posted at: 10:19am EST

JavaScript is the Lingua Franca of the front-end Web development. In order to support agile business requirements for the "Next Generation" Web, developers need to be intimately familiar with JavaScript's capabilities, best practices and useful libraries. This webinar will provide an overview of the modern JavaScript ecosystem and make recommendations on using some of the more popular libraries.

Direct download: JavaScriptWeb20Dev.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:47pm EST

Scala is a hybrid programming language that combines object-orientation with functional programming. Scala is short for "Scalable Language". Scala is being adopted by many companies who currently use Java to increase their productivity, applications scalability, and overall reliability. If your business problem is best solved using the functional programming paradigm, then you should investigate using Scala. In this webinar, we'll explore why you should learn Scala programming, introduce functional programming, and examine programming language basics.

Direct download: IntroductionScala.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:45pm EST

Direct download: INTRODUCTIONDATAPOWERSERVICES.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:44pm EST

InfoSphere DataStage Essentials webinar will provide the participant with a clear understanding of what InfoSphere DataStage is, its uses and benefits. The webinar will start by showing the big picture of InfoSphere DataStage and how it fits within IBM's InfoSphere platform. Then, we will explain the purpose of InfoSphere DataStage and walk through the core highlights. Next, we will take a look at the architecture to understand the structure and how it all works. With a clear picture of what InfoSphere DataStage is, time will be spent on the main elements involved in using this product, including looking at the various clients. Finally, to ensure appreciation of its benefits, the webinar will close with an examination of the key features.

Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm EST

Although many companies would like to improve their business processes when it comes down to how to do that things can get off track. Often this can be because they are using a tool or platform that doesn’t really support the correct methodology that should be employed for process improvement. For those that are using IBM's Business Process Manager platform (or would like to), there is support for doing things the "right way". The platform allows business analysts and others with information about the business process itself to effectively capture this knowledge without programming skill. Those tasked with implementing the process can then come in and use the same process model to fill in the details of how it will work. During this webinar we will take a look at the IBM BPM platform and the various tasks to perform to implement a process. We will also focus on the methodology that should be used, often referred to as the "playback methodology" in IBM documentation and Redbooks that helps make sure these efforts at process improvement are successful.

Direct download: ImplBPwithIBMBPM85.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm EST

The ‘git’ tool for distributed version control, originally written by Linus Torvalds, has taken the open-source world by storm, and is now starting to penetrate the enterprise. This webinar will introduce the concept of distributed version control, show you how to get started using git, and show how git can simplify common enterprise workflows for software development and maintenance.

Direct download: GitEnterprise.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

Application Integration plays a crucial role in the Enterprise and a great deal of integration problems enterprise architects and designers are faced with are surprisingly similar. Those recurring problems can be solved by using integration patterns and solutions that encapsulate design expertise accumulated in the IT industry over years. In this webinar, we will review some of the popular enterprise integration patterns and solutions as well as some of the more recent solutions that are gaining popularity in the IT community.

Direct download: EnterpriseIntegrationPatternsSolutionsArchitects.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:17pm EST

Direct download: EffectiveSharePointTaxonomyDevelopment.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15pm EST

This webinar introduces developers to IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6, which is composed of two main environments: Decision Server for technical users and Decision Center for business users. The webinar outlines the collaboration between development and business teams during project development. It also emphasizes the overall position of BRM within your overall SOA strategy.

Direct download: DevSolIBMOperationalDecisionManagerV86.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12pm EST

Business success of organizations in the information age largely depends on their ability to cost-effectively convert massive amounts of raw data coming from various sources into high-grade business information. In many organizations, Solution Architects are called upon to provide the much needed "data-to-information" conversion solutions. This webinar will provide an overview of the value proposition, methodology and techniques of the emerging Data Science discipline as well as introduce the attendees to a number of existing production-ready technologies and capabilities that enable enterprises to build cost-efficient Big Data processing solutions.

Direct download: DataScieceForSolutionArchitects.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:34pm EST

Data mining is the process of discovering interesting knowledge from large amounts of data. It is an interdisciplinary field with contributions from many areas, such as statistics, machine learning, information retrieval, pattern recognition and bioinformatics. The techniques to discover the interesting knowledge are as varied the data sets being explored. This webinar examines a number of case studies as a means of presenting the underlying thinking, approaches, challenges and business applications of data mining.

Category:general -- posted at: 12:31pm EST

Continuous Integration is a software development approach that uses ?build automation? to automatically build and test software. With Continuous Integration, there is always an up-to-date version of the software available to run quality assurance tests and conduct sample deployments, and any problems accidentally introduced by developers can be seen quickly. The automation involved also provides a convenient spot to implement quality assurance tools like automated unit testing, code coverage testing, static code analysis, style checking, and so on. This webinar will discuss some common tools and plugins for Apache Maven that are useful for Continuous Integration, and present a useful pattern for establishing a Continuous Integration server combined with a Maven Repository Manager. The webinar will appeal to all developers working with Java technologies, and in particular to those using Apache Maven or the Jenkins Continuous Integration server.

Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm EST

Microsoft offers two main styles for developing web based applications: ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC. ASP.NET Web Forms has been in use since the very beginning of .NET Framework where as ASP.NET MVC was introduced just a few years ago. Does one replace the other or can the both co-exist? When should we use ASP.NET Web Forms and when should we prefer ASP.NET MVC? Come and join us for a 1-hour webinar where we discuss the pros and cons of each.

Category:general -- posted at: 12:25pm EST

Arguably, the Backbone.js library and the Angular.js framework are the two most popular JavaScript libraries/frameworks for building Single Page Applications. For principled technical reasons, many JavaScript developers tend to prefer one library/framework while opposing the other. In this webinar, we will examine the strengths and weaknesses of each of these JavaScript approaches to building a Single Page Application. We will aim to help dispel some of the misconceptions about each of these approaches and identify how each approach can be useful to solve specific problems. Also, we will be using a Node.js backend to power our demonstrations including a quick run-through with Browserify to demonstrate how to organize Backbone.js and Angular.js web applications into Node.js modules.

Direct download: ClashJavaScriptTitans.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

Join Web Age Solutions and MCT Paul Twigg for a one hour discovery into Office 365 readiness. Whether you are a small 5 person company, a growing 30 person company or a well-established global company there are steps to follow in being ready to deploy the features of Office 365. During the webinar we will discuss the steps and best practices for an Office 365 deployment including options for authentication, e-mail, ECM and social.

Direct download: AreyoureadyOffice365Cloud.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:17pm EST

Description: The Spring Framework has been a very popular foundation for many Java programs. So the release of the 4.0 version of Spring in December 2013 has implications for a great many developers. In this webinar we will present some of the major changes in the Spring 4.0 Framework and focus on what the impact of these changes and new features might be for Spring developers. Besides the “Spring Framework” project, which is certainly the core of the Spring platform, there are also a lot of other Spring-related projects available to developers that might be useful in certain types of projects. In this webinar we will also take a quick tour of some of these projects so that you can get up to speed on what has been happening in the Spring space and evaluate how to leverage these new releases within your own projects.

Direct download: WhatsNewonSpring4.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30am EST

SQL Server 2014 got released in early April. Are you prepared for embracing SQL Server 2014? Come and join us for 1-hour webinar where we discuss in-memory tables, updatable column store index and all the newer feat and all the newer features that SQL Server 2014 has to offer.

Direct download: WhatsnewinSQLServer2014.mp4
Category:Microsoft -- posted at: 10:51am EST

 Are you switching to or getting started with SharePoint 2013? For customization and development there are various options available in SharePoint 2013. Come and join us for a 1-hour webinar where we discuss SharePoint Designer, Server Object Model, Client-Side Object Model, Design Manager and App Model.

Direct download: SharePoint2013DevelopmentOptions.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 10:45am EST

In some ways requirements for mobile applications are just requirements. However many of the features that make mobile computing so compelling (multiple forms of connectivity, cameras, GPS, …) give rise to new requirements that we have not had to consider in traditional application delivery. Successful software projects do not just happen, they start with good analysis and design and requirements capture is an important part of that effort. In this webinar we will look at aspects of mobile applications that give rise to requirements not normally considered in traditional solutions delivery.

Direct download: RequirementsCaptureMobileWorld.mp4
Category:Mobile Computing -- posted at: 10:42am EST

After spending some time where the Java language was "stuck" at Java SE 6 because of Oracle buying Sun, Java is moving forward again and companies are starting to leverage some of the new versions. Many companies are starting to move to Java SE 7 since that has been out for a few years and will be the required minimum version of Java EE 7 application servers as those are released. Java SE 8 was also recently finalized and although probably too early for many large Java projects to move to it fully it will help to know what are some of the more significant features of Java SE 8. In this webinar we will focus on the changes in Java SE 7 that projects can use when adopting this environment along with some of the significant features of Java SE 8 to watch out for as that becomes more popular.

Direct download: RecentChangestoJava.mp4
Category:Java -- posted at: 10:41am EST

As consumers of data engage more with easy-to-use tools and vast volumes of data, the demand for real-time access is also increasing. Real-time information is becoming more critical for business decisions and providing services to customers. This webinar explores the impact of providing real-time data on delivering data to consumers, extracting and storing data and overall data warehouse operations.

Direct download: RealtimedataandtheDataWarehouse.mp4
Category:Big Data -- posted at: 10:39am EST

If there is one constant in the mobile world — it is change. The features and capabilities of our mobile devices are constantly changing. In Android these changes include new features, new APIs, a new IDE and even a new virtual machine. In this webinar we will explore changes in Android and how they affect developers.

Direct download: ModernAndroidDevelopmentnewfeatures.mp4
Category:Mobile Computing -- posted at: 3:47pm EST

Although WebSphere Application Server is one of the most robust Java Enterprise Application Servers for deployment of mission critical applications, it is not always that easy to use in development. Often we see clients who deploy to WebSphere in production using Tomcat or some other server to test in development because it is "easier". The complaint is that the full WebSphere Application Server takes too long to start or redeploy applications and is not intuitive to configure for developers. To address these issues, IBM has created the WebSphere "Liberty Profile" server. This is a lightweight server, certified for Java EE 6, that starts much faster and is easier to configure. In this webinar we will look at the features of the WebSphere Liberty Profile server, how it compares to the "full" WebSphere Application Server, and how you can use it to simplify the development and testing of Java EE applications. We will even show that with version 8.5.5 of the WebSphere Liberty Profile there are some intriguing new features that would even let you run the server as part of a cluster and use it for some production deployment scenarios. We will also highlight the use of FREE Eclipse development tools that are available since the cost of development tools for WebSphere Application Server has also been historically an issue.

Direct download: LeveragingWebSphereLibertyProfile.mp4
Category:WebSphere -- posted at: 3:31pm EST

InfoSphere DataStage Essentials webinar will provide the participant with a clear understanding of what InfoSphere DataStage is, its uses and benefits. The webinar will start by showing the big picture of InfoSphere DataStage and how it fits within IBM's InfoSphere platform. Then, we will explain the purpose of InfoSphere DataStage and walk through the core highlights. Next, we will take a look at the architecture to understand the structure and how it all works. With a clear picture of what InfoSphere DataStage is, time will be spent on the main elements involved in using this product, including looking at the various clients. Finally, to ensure appreciation of its benefits, the webinar will close with an examination of the key features.

Direct download: InfoSphereDataStageEssentials.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

Business success of organizations in the information age largely depends on their ability to cost-effectively convert massive amounts of raw data coming from various sources into high-grade business information. In many organizations, Solution Architects are called upon to provide the much needed "data-to-information" conversion solutions. This webinar will provide an overview of the value proposition, methodology and techniques of the emerging Data Science discipline as well as introduce the attendees to a number of existing production-ready technologies and capabilities that enable enterprises to build cost-efficient Big Data processing solutions.

Direct download: DataScienceforSolutionArchitects.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 3:31pm EST

Microsoft offers two main styles for developing web based applications: ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC. ASP.NET Web Forms has been in use since the very beginning of .NET Framework where as ASP.NET MVC was introduced just a few years ago. Does one replace the other or can the both co-exist? When should we use ASP.NET Web Forms and when should we prefer ASP.NET MVC? Come and join us for a 1-hour webinar where we discuss the pros and cons of each.

Direct download: ComparingASPNETWebForms.mp4
Category:Microsoft -- posted at: 3:14pm EST

Direct download: BusinessArchitectureEssentials.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 3:05pm EST

AngularJS is a popular JavaScript framework sponsored by Google and used for building dynamic single page web applications. By way of introducing additional custom HTML tag attributes, AngularJS brings the popular MVC ("Model-View-Controller") pattern to the client-side web development and facilitates application development with the support for such mechanisms as "data-binding". The webinar introduces the attendees to the main programing elements and idioms of the AngularJS framework.

Category:general -- posted at: 1:08pm EST

Join for 30 minutes to get information to get accelerated exam preparation tips from real-world experienced certified exam preparation trainers who will inspire you to accelerate your learning and reduce your stress.

Direct download: 5easystepstopreparefortheCBAPCCBA.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

This 10 minute video provides an overview of what is new in WebSphere 8.5

Direct download: Websphere8_5.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:35pm EST

In this short video we answer 5 common questions that we get in our classrooms. 

Direct download: StartinganEnterpriseArchitectureProgram.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 1:33pm EST

One of the biggest challenges in mobile development is choosing the device or platform to target. Should you build for iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows Mobile or Blackberry? Or, will you have to support parallel development for multiple platforms? In this webinar we will examine a third option, we'll look at techniques for cross-platform mobile development using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. We will look at two powerful libraries, jQuery Mobile and Sencha Touch as well as PhoneGap, a framework that allows Javascript to run natively on the device.

Direct download: PlatformIndependentMobileDevelopment.mp4
Category:Mobile Computing -- posted at: 1:25pm EST

Are you ready to embrace Windows Azure? Come and join us for 1-hour webinar where we unravel the features offered by Windows Azure.We will discuss features like creating websites and SaaS solutions on Windows Azure. We will also discuss other benefits of Windows Azure like gaining insights from big data using Windows Azure HDInsight servie, mobile services and media services.

Direct download: WindowsAzure-Office365-SharePointOnline.mp4
Category:Microsoft -- posted at: 1:22pm EST

The Web is changing. By most estimates 20% of global web traffic is generated by mobile devices and that number will only increase over time. Some important trends and best practices are emerging in this ‘brave new world”. In this webinar we will explore three important trends, responsive web design, mobile first and single page apps(SPA). The goal is to discover techniques and technologies that will give your clients the best possible user experience whether they access your site from a phone, a tablet or a desktop PC.

Direct download: ResponsiveWebDesignMobileFirstandSingleHTML.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:21pm EST

Python is a programming language whose uses run the gamut from simple scripting to web applications to complex graphical applications. It can even be used in conjunction with Java libraries and web applications. This webinar will provide an overview of Python’s syntax and a sampling of places where Python can be used.

Direct download: PythonAnIntroduction.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:19pm EST

Does your organization have several applications where data is overlapping? Are you having issues keeping your data up to date? Come and join us for a 1-hour webinar where we discuss how Master Data Services in SQL Server can help us overcome data management issues.

Direct download: MasterDataManagementusingSQLServer2012.mp4
Category:Big Data -- posted at: 1:14pm EST

This 7 minute short video introduces the reasons behind Continuous Integration, introduces Apache Maven and demonstrates Continuous Integration with Jenkins-CI and Apache Maven.

Direct download: ContinuousIntegration.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:12pm EST

Direct download: BusinessIntelligence.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:09pm EST

Jenkins Continuous Integration includes the capability for one "Master" installation of Jenkins to control multiple "slave" installations. You can use this facility to add capacity to Jenkins or to add support for different environments. In this webinar, we'll examine the rationale and the mechanics involved in setting up a live Jenkins cluster.

Direct download: DistributedBuildswithJenkins.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:04pm EST

Data mining is the process of discovering interesting knowledge from large amounts of data. It is an interdisciplinary field with contributions from many areas, such as statistics, machine learning, information retrieval, pattern recognition and bioinformatics. The techniques to discover the interesting knowledge are as varied the data sets being explored. This webinar examines a number of case studies as a means of presenting the underlying thinking, approaches, challenges and business applications of data mining.

Direct download: DataMining.mp4
Category:Big Data -- posted at: 11:03am EST

AngularJS is a popular JavaScript framework sponsored by Google and used for building dynamic single page web applications. By way of introducing additional custom HTML tag attributes, AngularJS brings the popular MVC ("Model-View-Controller") pattern to the client-side web development and facilitates application development with the support for such mechanisms as "data-binding". The webinar introduces the attendees to the main programing elements and idioms of the AngularJS framework.

Direct download: AngularJS.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53am EST

Gartner Research's Definition of Big Data (the three V)
Limitations of systems based on the traditional relational database model
NoSQL value proposition

Direct download: BigData.mp4
Category:Big Data -- posted at: 10:44am EST

The classic CMMI-style approach to gauging and managing maturity isn't viable for modern architecture practices. Process-centric maturity that presumes a lock-step progression and a binary view of maturity is unrealistic. Experience in maturing Enterprise and Business Architecture practices reveals that a more flexible, artifact-centric and technique-driven approach is more pragmatic. In this session, architecture expert Kyle Gabhart presents a rubric-style approach to promoting mature architecture practices.

Direct download: Whymaturitymodelsdonotworkinarchitecture_640x480.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 12:20pm EST

R offers a free yet powerful platform for conducting statistical analysis as well as supervised and unsupervised machine learning that helps analysts and data scientists gain business insights in raw data sets.

Category:Big Data -- posted at: 12:17pm EST

Establishing a robust architecture capability is essential for organizations that are looking to improve business and technology alignment. The process of starting up such a practice involves organizational changes, resourcing changes, and methodology changes. With so many frameworks, techniques, and organizational patterns to consider, it can be overwhelming to know how to get started. In this session, Kyle Gabhart provides practical steps to rapidly stand up a successful architecture practice.

Direct download: Standingupanarchitecturepractice_640x480.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 11:48am EST

This Webinars is an overview of the 3 day WA1933 Using REXX under TSO/ISPF course. We show and explain several REXX language features. REXX is a powerful multi-purpose and user-friendly programming tool used to exploit many IBM and third-party operational products. It is the tool of choice in most (if not all) of today's larger data centres for those who need to implement new operational procedures both quickly and effectively. This three-day course is designed for TSO/ISPF users who wish to learn how to create and use programs in the REXX language. The course is taught combining classroom tuition with many practical exercises and problem scenarios, thus ensuring a full understanding. Prerequisites - An understanding of programming at a conceptual level and a good knowledge of TSO and its commands. A superficial knowledge of ISPF/PDF is insufficient for those who wish to gain full value from this course. Audience - Systems programmers, operations analysts, senior operators, operations support staff and application programmers who will be writing and/or maintaining TSO REXX programs.

Direct download: REXX.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 11:45am EST

This webinar will introduce the audience to the Hadoop ecosystem and MapReduce programming. Hadoop and Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) design principles will be explained. Quick overview of the Pig Scripting Platform, Hive and Cloudera Impala will be provided.

Direct download: HadoopProgramming.mp4
Category:Big Data -- posted at: 11:41am EST

A Baseline Architecture is a critical success factor for Enterprise Architecture: How can you identify the architecture roadmap to the target architecture without knowing where you are starting from? Are you unsure what should be in an Architecture Baseline? Would you like ideas on how to get started? Would you like ideas on how to keep the baseline accurate? Would you like to understand how a Baseline Architecture is actually used? The webinar will provide you with these answers and much more.

Direct download: EstablishingBaselineArchitecture.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 11:13am EST

This Webinar is a preview of the 5 day DB2 for z/OS: DB Design, Implementation and Administration course.This is the definitive course for DB2 DBAs. It teaches the skills that are essential for administrators, enabling them to provide effective and efficient database design, implementation and support. It explains the database design process, from the logical database model right through to the implementation of the physical database. The system architecture, operational facilities and utilities used in a DB2 for z/OS environment are fully explained and demonstrated. In addition, monitoring, security and recovery techniques are also covered. This course is suitable for all environments up to DB2 10

Direct download: DB2forz_OS.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08am EST

This webinar provides a preview of the Soft Skills Bootcamp for Architects. We start out with an introduction to workplace competencies for Architects and why these are instrumental to their success in a multidisciplinary organization. Following this is a brief overview of the 3 day content. We will discuss Goals, Negotiation, Elicitation, Consultation, Communication, Presentation, Strategic Planning and Conflict Resolution. An overview of each content area will be provided along with why it's relevant and how each can be applied in the business.

Direct download: ArchitectsplusSoftSkillsAPerfectCombination.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 11:04am EST

As organizations offer their services to both customers and employees on mobile devices it is essential that mobile security issues be addressed. Mobile applications must meet all of the same security requirements as traditional applications. However, there are many security issues that are unique to the mobile environment or present themselves differently on mobile devices. In this webinar we will explore some of the security issues common to all applications and some of those unique to mobile applications.

Direct download: MobileSecurity.mp4
Category:Mobile Computing -- posted at: 12:57pm EST

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Category:Microsoft -- posted at: 12:53pm EST

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Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

Description: Eventually, every organization either has or will have to come to grips with mobile devices in the workplace. Whether company provided or employee owned, officially sanctioned or under the radar, employees are using mobile devices in their work. In this seminar, we will look at the challenges presented by mobile devices in the enterprise. We will discuss a number of common issues that need to be addressed by a Mobile Device Policy. Finally, we will present a strategy for developing a Mobile Device Policy.

Direct download: MobileDevicePolicyDevelopment_640x480.mp4
Category:Mobile Computing -- posted at: 11:17am EST

Description: This webinar specifically focuses on mobile applications and mobile web testing. We will cover the differences in mobile testing as compared to testing traditional web based or desktop applications.

Direct download: IntroductionMobileAppsTesting.mp4
Category:Mobile Computing -- posted at: 11:08am EST

Description: IBM Worklight is a comprehensive mobile application platform for smartphones and tablets that helps organizations of all sizes to efficiently develop, run and manage mobile and omni-channel applications. The webinar will provide an overview of the functionality of the IBM Worklight Studio and Server as well as other development tools and components.

Direct download: IBMWorklight.mp4
Category:Mobile Computing -- posted at: 10:58am EST

Description: The broad adoption of agile methodologies within enterprise organizations has given rise to a common pain point. Agile methods are not necessarily the right fit for every project. However, few organizations have established criteria and related governance practices to guide the decision on when to utilize traditional project methodologies vs agile ones. In this session, noted author and public speaker, Kyle Gabhart, explores the subject of criteria for utilizing agile practices and proper governance surrounding solution methodologies more generally.

Direct download: Establishingcriteriaforutilizingagilemethodologies_640x480.mp4
Category:Agile -- posted at: 10:36am EST

Although there are a number of Java frameworks for web applications, Spring MVC has become one of the most popular. In this webinar we will look at some of the major tasks in using Spring MVC, like configuration, handling requests, and displaying views. We will look at how Spring MVC integrates with other Spring technologies, Apache Tiles for page templates, and AJAX/JavaScript support. We will also show a brief introduction to Spring "Web Flow" which is an advanced extension of Spring MVC built to address specific web application requirements.

Direct download: DevelopingWebApplicationsSpringMVC3.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 4:24pm EST

Continuous Integration is a software development approach that uses “build automation” to automatically build and test software. With Continuous Integration, there is always an up-to-date version of the software available to run quality assurance tests and conduct sample deployments, and any problems accidentally introduced by developers can be seen quickly. The automation involved also provides a convenient spot to implement quality assurance tools like automated unit testing, code coverage testing, static code analysis, style checking, and so on. This webinar will discuss some common tools and plugins for Apache Maven that are useful for Continuous Integration, and present a useful pattern for establishing a Continuous Integration server combined with a Maven Repository Manager. The webinar will appeal to all developers working with Java technologies, and in particular to those using Apache Maven or the Jenkins Continuous Integration server.

Direct download: ContinuousIntegrationwithMavenandJenkins.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 4:16pm EST

This webinar will provide an overview of concepts, architecture and enabling technologies related to API Management.

Direct download: APIManagement.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 4:06pm EST

Although Apache Maven has been around for several years now, some of us have been reluctant to adopt it for our development projects. We have many excuses – It's not flexible. We can't control what it downloads. It's hard to use. The metadata is difficult to understand. We can't layout our project the way we want. And the list goes on. In reality, many of our assumptions are not true. Join us for this webinar where we'll try to convince Late Adopters to re-examine their resistance to Apache Maven.

Direct download: ApacheMavenLateAdopters.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 3:55pm EST

Are manufactured homes eligible for residential mortgages? What is the maximum allowable Loan To Value (LTV) ratio for single-family homes used as principal residences? how long, after a loss or damage has occurred, can an insured submit a claim? are chiropractic fees covered by my policy? who is eligible for income support for single parent families? who is eligible for the caregiver tax credit? Business rules, specific to mortgage banking, insurance, social welfare programs, and the tax code, provide the answers to these questions. Do you know them? are they being applied systematically? do they provide you with the intended competitive advantage-- where appropriate? are they being enforced by your information system? can you modify them quickly enough to respond to market changes in a timely fashion? The business rules approach addresses these challenges by focusing on the explicit capture, management, and execution of the business rules that underlie your business processes, separate from the other requirements of your information system. It is a key ingredient of decision management, which includes predictive analytics and business event processing which, together, combine to predict, formalize, enforce, and optimize business decisions. Agile Business Rule Development provides an incremental, iterative, and test-driven implementation of the business rules approach. This webinar will go over, 1) the basic tenets of decision management, in general, and the business rules approach, in particular, 2) some key business use cases, 3) principles of Agile Business Rule Development (ABRD), and 4) some of the technology landscape.

Direct download: AgileBusinessRuleDevelopmentusingJRules.mp4
Category:Agile -- posted at: 3:49pm EST

See what's new in Windows 8 for the IT professional from the new user interface and keyboard shortcuts to the Windows App Store and Internet Explorer 10.

Direct download: WindowsStoreApps.mp4
Category:Microsoft -- posted at: 11:30am EST

One of the biggest challenges in SOA Adoption is governance. According to IBM: "Governance is the means of establishing and enforcing how a group agrees to work together. Specifically, there are two aspects to governance:

  • Establishing chains of responsibility, authority, and communication to empower people by determining who has the rights to make what decisions.
  • Establishing measurement, policy, and control mechanisms to enable people to carry out their roles and responsibilities"
  • In this webinar, we will explore the topic of SOA governance in general and then look at how WebSphere Service Registry and Repository (WSRR) helps enable and support SOA governance solutions.
Direct download: SOAGovernancewithWSRR.mp4
Category:SOA -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Are you ready to embrace Windows Azure? Come and join us for 1-hour webinar where we unravel the features offered by Windows Azure.We will discuss features like creating websites and SaaS solutions on Windows Azure. We will also discuss other benefits of Windows Azure like gaining insights from big data using Windows Azure HDInsight servie, mobile services and media services.

Direct download: WindowsAzure.mp4
Category:Microsoft -- posted at: 10:41am EST

Description: In this webinar we will look at how a combination of SOA and Cloud Computing technologies are helping organizations build robust, scalable, and adaptable IT systems. We will examine fundamentals of both SOA and Cloud and explore how these technologies can work together. Finally, we will dispel the misconception that SOA and the Cloud are competing or incompatible technologies.

Direct download: SOACloud.mp4
Category:SOA -- posted at: 10:30am EST

Description: WebSphere Message Broker now lives under a new name - IBM Integration Bus V9. The product, released in June, 2013 continues to build on the WebSphere Message Broker foundation but has been enhanced to allow it to be more universally recognized as the single best choice for a bus in an enterprise SOA implementation. With the integration of WESB functions within the IIB, aided by a conversion tool for many WESB resources, the IIB is positioned to handle the heavy lifting for an enterprise's integration requirements. The subject webinar will review some of the newest functions added to the product, while allaying the fears of those who think they must forget anything they ever knew about WebSphere Message Broker! Using demos as well as presentation materials, this webinar will provide you with a great overview of the new IIB product.

Direct download: IIBV9WhathappenedWebSphereMessageBroker.mp4
Category:WebSphere -- posted at: 10:23am EST

Groovy is an agile and dynamic language for the Java Virtual Machine, that combines the power of Java with features inspired by Python, Ruby and Smalltalk, to provide an enhanced and productive programming environment that interoperates fully with existing Java infrastructure. In this webinar we'll examine the Groovy language, syntax, and features, and we'll explore applications for Groovy in traditional Java shops.

Direct download: OverviewofGroovylanguage.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 11:44am EST

The attendees of this webinar will be introduced to the main cloud computing concepts, types and features. Services of OpenStack, an open source IaaS platform, will reviewed, followed by a summary of new and exciting features of the Grizzly Release (April 2013).

Direct download: openstack.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 5:31pm EST

Many organizations are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information they have to process in order to stay competitive. Traditional database systems may become either prohibitively expensive to handle the exponential growth of data volumes or found unsuitable for the job. This webinar will help IT managers and developers to learn the fundamental concepts of and ideas behind Big Data / NoSQL technologies as well as demystify some of the buzzwords.

Direct download: IntroductiontoBigDataandNoSQL.mp4
Category:Big Data -- posted at: 1:05pm EST

The attendees of this webinar will be given a high-octane overview of some of the more popular SOA-related open source projects. The webinar is aimed at helping developers, designers, architects, IT managers and business analysts to navigate in the myriad of SOA-related technologies.

Direct download: PracticalOpenSourceSOA.mp4
Category:SOA -- posted at: 12:57pm EST

Description: Last summer, IBM released WebSphere Application Server 8.5. Since this was just one year after the release of WebSphere 8.0 the conventional wisdom might be "there must not be that many new features". Quite to the contrary, WebSphere 8.5 has quite a few new features designed for advanced management of WebSphere environments. These are termed "intelligent management" by IBM because they allow WebSphere to do things like automatically take actions like restarting a server if certain conditions are observed, support the concurrent deployment of multiple application versions and route user requests based on which application version they are using, expand the size of clusters and prioritize requests for high priority applications if SLA metrics are not being met. Many of these features are on the "wish list" of WebSphere shops so attend this webinar and learn about how to take advantage of this built-in functionality.

Direct download: LeveragingNewIntelligentManagementFeaturesWAS8.5.mp4
Category:WebSphere -- posted at: 9:08am EST

Description: HTML5 is around the corner and browsers are getting ready for it. As an IT professional in charge of web application development, you need to be aware of the potentials made available by the standard. In this webinar, the speaker will discuss these new features:

  • New semantic elements.
  • New form input fields.
  • Audio/video.
  • The canvas object.
  • Offline application development.
Direct download: GetStartedWithHTML5.mp4
Category:Mobile Computing -- posted at: 1:01pm EST

Description: IBM is a market leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software and with the recent release of IBM Business Process Manager (IBPM) 8.0 they will likely retain that title. Too often, however, we have seen clients that have deployed this software but don’t use the full potential because they are confused as to what features the core product of the IBM BPM platform can do. After all, software vendors are often more interested in selling you more software than making sure you are using that software to it’s full potential. During this webinar we will cover the various BPM scenarios your organization can take to effectively use the features of the IBPM 8.0 product. We will show that with the core product there are actually three different ways to develop business processes and each approach might involve slightly different roles and tools. This webinar is intended for a wide audience: - Business Analysts will learn how to use the much improved business process modeling capabilities and how they can even deploy a process to production without developers being required to write a single line of code! - Integration Developers can learn how they will still be required to implement more advanced system integrations and how the platform can help improve their coordination with the business requirements. - System Administrators will learn how all of the various administrative tools of the product are used by different job roles and depending on the type of business process being developed - Organizations that currently use WebSphere Process Server 7.0 or prior will learn how the new environment has a lot of added functionality built right in and requires less custom development to leverage.

Direct download: EffectiveBPMIBMBusinessProcessManager8.0_480x320.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 2:34pm EST

Description: This webinar will introduce the distinctions between Solution and Technical Architecture and the proper coordination between them. Attendees will learn practical techniques for managing solution portfolios, aligning technical architecture initiatives, and producing more value from their architecture efforts.

Direct download: AligningTechnicalArchitecturewithSolutionArchitecture.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 11:20am EST

Description: Are manufactured homes eligible for residential mortgages? What is the maximum allowable Loan To Value (LTV) ratio for single-family homes used as principal residences? how long, after a loss or damage has occurred, can an insured submit a claim? are chiropractic fees covered by my policy? who is eligible for income support for single parent families? who is eligible for the caregiver tax credit? Business rules, specific to mortgage banking, insurance, social welfare programs, and the tax code, provide the answers to these questions. Do you know them? are they being applied systematically? do they provide you with the intended competitive advantage-- where appropriate? are they being enforced by your information system? can you modify them quickly enough to respond to market changes in a timely fashion? The business rules approach addresses these challenges by focusing on the explicit capture, management, and execution of the business rules that underlie your business processes, separate from the other requirements of your information system. It is a key ingredient of decision management, which includes predictive analytics and business event processing which, together, combine to predict, formalize, enforce, and optimize business decisions. Agile Business Rule Development provides an incremental, iterative, and test-driven implementation of the business rules approach. This webinar will go over, 1) the basic tenets of decision management, in general, and the business rules approach, in particular, 2) some key business use cases, 3) principles of Agile Business Rule Development (ABRD), and 4) some of the technology landscape.

Direct download: AgileBusinessRuleDevelopmentusingJRules_640x480.mp4
Category:Agile -- posted at: 10:53am EST

One of the most common tasks performed by WebSphere administrators (and even developers) is trying to determine what went wrong in an application when errors occur. Over the last few years IBM has made several free tools available that help troubleshoot problems. Since these are self-service tools, you can perform a lot of advanced troubleshooting without waiting on an IBM support ticket. In this webinar we will cover a number of these tools and how to use them to solve common problems. Since most of these tools are available for a range of WebSphere versions, this webinar will be useful to you no matter what version of WebSphere you are using.

Direct download: WebSphereProblemDetermination_480x320.mp4
Category:WebSphere -- posted at: 10:59am EST

One of the biggest challenges in mobile development is choosing the device or platform to target. Should you build for iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows Mobile or Blackberry? Or, will you have to support parallel development for multiple platforms? In this webinar we will examine a third option, we'll look at techniques for cross-platform mobile development using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. We will look at two powerful libraries, jQuery Mobile and Sencha Touch as well as PhoneGap, a framework that allows Javascript to run natively on the device.

Direct download: PlatformIndependentMobileDevelopment_480x320.mp4
Category:Mobile Computing -- posted at: 10:49am EST

In the last few years, enterprises have begun to get serious about implementing robust architecture practices. In doing so, there are some common pitfalls and risks that large organizations encounter. In this talk, Kyle Gabhart explores the most common challenges that Fortune 500s encounter when implementing an architecture practice and discusses recommended strategies for success. Presenter: Kyle Gabhart, Director of Architecture Mentors, a division of Web Age Solutions.

Direct download: PainPointsArchitecturePracticesFortune500_480x320.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 10:23am EST