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News Brandy Favilla is currently the Community Engagement Manager at New Horizons of Minnesota ( In this position, she helps people define and build their careers through educational events. Brandy focuses on networking with members of the Information Technology community to form partnerships in education. She strives to maintain New Horizons’ reputation as a high-quality learning center throughout the Twin Cities and beyond. Some of her accomplishments include chairing the committee for both the TechFuse and MindSurf Conferences hosted by New Horizons, co-chairing Twin Cities Code Camp and Twin Cities SharePoint Camp, Co-host of the Twin Cities Developers Guild, VP of PR for TechMasters (, Communications Chair of PACT (, Programs chair for IAMCP, President of the Business Intelligence User Group ( and actively participating in the SharePoint User Group ( *the thoughts and opinions in this blog are my own and do not reflect the opinions of New Horizons of Minnesota
Twin Cities IT and Developer Events Postings by Brandy Favilla
Wednesday, January 21, 2009.  12:30-4:00PM

Net Perceptions Building
Fifth Floor DeVry University Training Room
7700 France Avenue
Corner of France Avenue and Minnesota Drive
Bloomington, MN

WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition (WMQFTE) V7 Product Overview and Demonstration


WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition (WMQFTE) is IBM's entry into the Managed File Transfer space.  Built upon WebSphere MQ v7.0, WMQFTE will take advantage of the inherit features and functions that WMQ provides to be a world class file transfer tool. This session will be an introduction and technical discussion about WMQFTE and also a short demonstration of the product.

AGENDA (Approximate):
12:30 - 1:00PM --> Networking
1:00 - 3:30PM --> Presentation & Demo

 3:30 - 4:00PM --> Q&A, Networking

Clyde Bonnema is a member of the World Wide Connectivity Technical Sales Support Team. Clyde has been with IBM since 2000 and has an extensive background in the areas of Systems Management and has many years of experience with WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Message Broker, and other middleware products.

Your local IBM WebSphere Sales Team

Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University

The meeting will be held at the Net Perceptions Building, 7700 France
Avenue, at the corner of France Avenue and Minnesota Drive. Exit I-494 at
France and go North to the first light. Turn left on Minnesota Drive. The
meeting will be in the DeVry University Training Room on the fifth floor.
Parking is on the France Avenue side of the building. Check in at the guard
desk and let them know that you are going to the DeVry University training

Please register for this meeting at

The IBM SOA Architect Summit is returning to Minneapolis on January 29, 2009! IBM will bring together a group of expert speakers to lead discussions about how Service Oriented Architecture can be implemented successfully. Now more than ever, the global economic climate is making us look at IT from a business perspective and business benefits. Today, the move towards SOA is inevitable. Businesses are depending on their enterprise and IT architects to make it real. The right implementation will add immediate value, delivering true flexibility and responsiveness to changing business needs. IBM® knows what it takes. This summit will provide what you need to help get on the right track.

Session topics will include:

- Why SOA is the Right Strategy for Remarkable Economic Times
- SOA, Enterprise Architecture, and Governance
- SOA as an Enabler of Business Process Management and Business Event Processing
- Leveraging Information through SOA
- When the Worlds of SOA and Web 2.0 Come Together
- Architecting a "Greener" SOA Infrastructure
- SOA Case Study: A Practical Guide to SOA
- Panel Discussion - Making SOA Real
Posted on Friday, January 9, 2009 5:11 PM Twin Cities IT and Developer Events | Back to top

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