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Overview

The IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS V6 Migration Webinar and Performance Tuning Webinar are both available for clients at no charge.

  • The COBOL Migration Webinar is for clients who are in the process of migrating or are considering migrating to Enterprise COBOL V6 from Enterprise COBOL V4 or older. This webinar will cover the latest IBM recommendations and best practices to help with your migration to Enterprise COBOL V6.
  • The COBOL Performance Tuning Webinar will help you understand how to take advantage of advanced optimization technology in the Enterprise COBOL V6 compiler to increase performance of your business-critical applications and reduce CPU usage.

In these webinars, COBOL experts will be available to answer questions from the audience.

Date & Time

The webinars are hosted regularly via webcasts. Upcoming ones are listed below. Check back for additional webinar dates, which will be offered at different times of the day so they are ideal for regions of the world in various time zones.

Ideal for Dates (Eastern Time (ET)) Times (ET) Description Local time
Americas and Europe regions Tuesday, 16 July 08:00 - 09:30 COBOL Migration Webinar Show in my time zone
Americas and Europe regions Tuesday, 23 July 08:00 - 09:30 COBOL Performance Tuning Webinar Show in my time zone
Americas regions Tuesday, 13 August 13:00 - 14:30 COBOL Migration Webinar Show in my time zone
Americas regions Tuesday, 20 August 13:00 - 14:30 COBOL Performance Tuning Webinar Show in my time zone
Asia Pacific regions Thursday, 12 September 20:30 - 22:00 COBOL Migration Webinar Show in my time zone
Asia Pacific regions Thursday, 19 September 20:30 - 22:00 COBOL Performance Tuning Webinar Show in my time zone
Americas and Europe regions Tuesday, 15 October 08:00 - 09:30 COBOL Migration Webinar Show in my time zone
Americas and Europe regions Tuesday, 22 October 08:00 - 09:30 COBOL Performance Tuning Webinar Show in my time zone

Registration

Confirm your attendance simply by clicking “Register” and filling out the pre-webinar questionnaire. There is a limit to the number of attendees, so please confirm your attendance promptly.

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Recordings

The slides and a recording of the meeting are posted on Box 7-10 business days after each webinar. Past migration webinars can be found here, and past performance webinars can be found here.

About the Presenter

Mike Chase is one of IBM's highly knowledgeable COBOL experts, has been at IBM for 7 years, and has spent the last 6 years working as a developer on the Enterprise COBOL code generator and optimizer. Mike also handles service issues with the code generator and optimizer, and leads the effort to make the migration to Enterprise COBOL V6 as easy as possible.