“The goal for CM First was to present actionable, practical information, so customers could return to companies with valuable insights and action steps,” said Mark O’Brien, Business Development Manager.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014
Recognized as one of the modernization specialists companies partnered with IBM, CM First was represented at the IBM Modernization Forum held May 13-14, 2014 at the IBM Client Center Paris, Bois-Colombes. Thirty sessions were offered with such speakers as Tim Rowe, Business Architect, Application Development & Systems, Armel Bineau, IBM I Product Manager and Philippe Bourgeois, IBM Consultant, speaking on ways to modernize System i. CM First plans to speak at the next conference.
On June 10-11, CM First held the CA Plex Games in Austin, TX highlighting technical debt remediation, CA Plex uplift and modernization and general modernization trends. Attendees from South America, Central America, Canada and throughout the US joined to learn from CM First and CA Technologies technical experts. Petter Graff, CEO., Sci Spike offered the keynote on “Software Models, Today and Tomorrow,” explaining why software models still matter. Customers particularly noted the value of sessions on mobile enablement and cloud computing. “The goal for CM First was to present actionable, practical information, so customers could return to companies with valuable insights and action steps,” said Mark O’Brien, Business Development Manager. “At the conclusion of the event, customer feedback assured the management team that the goal had been met.”
On July 8th in Zurich, Switzerland, CM First will be presenting the CA Plex Developer Conference, a day of training on such subjects as: justifying uplift to CA Plex 7.1, RPG and C++ replatforming to C#/Java/Web/Mobile/API, strategies to move CA Plex applications to the Cloud and run them securely, exploiting CM WebClient to web- and mobile-enable applications and better business intelligence with Crystal Reports. “Customers in Europe have demonstrated interest in achieving these goals and need the kind of practical help CM First can offer,” said “Christoph Heinrich, CEO. “Sites have been selected relative to customer base and partner locations.”
Events similar to the one in Switzerland will be held this quarter in Verona Italy, working with partner, Futura, and in Madrid, Spain, working with partner, Near Technologies. Check the web site for more information on these events. http://www.cmfirstgroup.com.
About CM First
CM First is a global software and services company with focus on application modernization, custom development of enterprise applications that support high-performing, and agile development teams in three key areas: Application Modernization for IBM Environments, Custom Application Development Architected and Agile, Tools and Technology for Future Development. Several hundred modernization reference customers include Hapimag (travel industry), United Heritage (insurance) and Hartman & Hartman (construction).