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2015 Fall Conference & Expo

October 5 - 7, 2015 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The COMMON 2015 Fall Conference & Expo is the conference event designed to satisfy the needs and demands of the COMMON community.

  • Three days of in-depth education on a broad range of relevant IBM i, Linux and AIX topics.
  • Over 100 sessions plus pre-conference workshops tailored for your needs.
  • Vendor-led sessions on the products and solutions you want.
  • Numerous networking events and opportunities to meet peers and experts.
  • Tabletop-style Expo of leading solution providers ready to meet your needs.
  • Opportunity for credentials via COMMON's independent certification exams.
  • Great value and ROI – cost effective, with minimized time out of the office.
  • Unprecedented opportunity to learn and share with fellow members of the COMMON community.
  • Great location with a Hotel rate starting at only $129 per night

Learn more and register by August 10 with discount code "DECO" to Save $350 off the Standard Rate!

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COMMON Requirements

Welcome to COMMON’s Requirements Portal, your resource to share and enhance the IBM i and AIX operating systems by submitting feature requests and requirements to IBM. Part of COMMON’s advocacy efforts, this is your opportunity to make the operating system better for the entire community and provide a voice to IBM.
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President's Message: I Believe in Process
Kevin Mort was elected President of COMMON at the Annual Meeting, and in his first President's Message here, Kevin talks about his vision for COMMON and how this great organization will move forward.
2015 Annual Meeting Recap
Weren't able to make it to the 2015 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA? No worries, this article provides you with a recap of the conference to help you prepare to attend the 2016 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.
2015 Innovation Awards: Congratulations Sabel Steel, Inc.
Congratulations to Sabel Steel Inc., the winner of the 2015 COMMON/IBM Power Systems Innovation Award. Chuk Shirley accepted the award at the 2015 Annual Meeting - read more about their project that made it a winning submission.
Geek's Corner - Summer Edition
It's the Summer Edition of this popular feature with cool and quirky items for the functional and modern geek.
COMMON Education Foundation: Success at the 2015 Annual Meeting
Michelle August provides an update of the CEF's efforts at the Annual Meeting and recounts their success at raising funds to help the next generation of IT professionals.
Computing of Business: Talkin' SMAC
Randy Dufault discusses what SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) brings to business and the importance of understanding this layer for the IT professional.

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COMMON 2015 Buyer's Guide

Your 2015 guide to the latest products and services from leading Power Systems solution providers.