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Home » Events » PAST EVENT: i-Community 2013 Spring Event: 'Why not i?'


Tuesday 14 May to Wednesday 15 May 2013


Wroxall Abbey Estate, Wroxall, Warwickshire CV35 7NB


  • IT Directors
  • Chief Information Officers
  • IT Infrastructure Managers
  • IT Development Managers
  • IT Architects
  • IT Database Administrators and Information Analysts


Power Update

David Spurway, IBM's Power Systems Product Manager, has very kindly agreed to join us at this event. He'll be talking about the latest developments in the wide-ranging world of Power.

Why not i?

We are delighted to announce that our main speaker will be Mike Cain, well known in the IBM i community as an inspirational speaker and educator.

Prepare to have your preconceptions challenged, as Mike helps us strengthen our trust in IBM i, our ability to instil a fresh and meaningful perception of it inside and outside our organisations, and our vision for the future of the platform.

Mike is the team leader of the DB2 for i Center of Excellence at IBM Rochester. He is a data centric technologies consultant, specializing in business intelligence, data warehousing, SQL query performance, very large database and DB2 for i.

Building Mobile Applications for the i 

With mobile devices becoming an increasingly important route to market, this session from Andrew Ireland of i-Community sponsor Binary will cover some of the solutions available to i customers. Among the topics covered will be:

  • How do I support multiple platforms (Android, iOS, Windows, etc.)?
  • Integrating mobile applications with enterprise data
  • Different types of mobile applications
  • Managing the development lifecycle for mobile applications
  • Delivering i reports on an iPad

More details

The main event will be held at Wroxall Abbey in Warwickshire ( on Wednesday 15 May, preceded by dinner and an overnight stay on Tuesday 14 May.

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