***PUB TALK: THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2000
"THE ROLE OF ENTERPRISE JAVA AND EJBs IN CORPORATE COMPUTING"
By Mark Cathcart, IBM Corporate Technology Strategist,
Open to the Public.
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Pub Talk at 6:00 p.m.
There is a lot of interest in the role and use of Enterprise Java
and Enterprise Java Beans, but most of it is focused on new web
and e-business applications. Despite all the fuss, e-business application
development isn't the only game in town, not by a long shot. So,
is there a role for Enterprise Java, EJBs in traditional back-end
systems development? Mark Cathcart, IBM Corporate Technology Strategist,
will discuss some of the key issues and review some key corporate
customer development projects he has been involved in.
ABOUT MARK CATHCART
Mark Cathcart is technology strategist to IBM Corporate Technology
Marketing where he has responsibility for Linux, Open Source, Java
and XML. Previously, he was Principal Consultant for OS/390 New
Technology inc. Java, EJB, Component Software, e-business et al.
His first presentation to IBM on XML was in late 1997, almost 2-years
before the official IBM XML Launch in 9/99. Mark had the first ever
demonstration of linking Java to legacy systems at WWW5 in Paris
in 1996, and more recently (8/98) was part of the IBM Academy of
Technology project to redesign Java for IBM Servers.Mark is a member
of the IBM Academy of Technology, the IBM S/390 Software Design
Council and an IBM UK Technical Staff Member.
ABOUT IBM TECHNOLOGY MARKETING DIVISON
Technology Marketing is a cross division group working for both
the IBM Software Group and Server Divisions.
For further information:
Mark's IBM website: http://www.ibm.com/s390/corner
Technology Marketing: http://www.ibm.com/software/e-business