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  • Partnership delivers change management, testing, and test management software for IBM i businesses BASINGSTOKE, UK and Zug, Switzerland – Sept 30, 2021 Original Software, a leading provider of testing and test management software, announced today that it has partnered with Midrange Dynamics to deliver world class, reliable change management and read more

  • Blog Entry

    Wondering why you should attend POWERUp 2021? Dawn May, seasoned COMMON speaker, shares the importance of attending COMMON conferences in her Eye on the i article. Read Dawn's submission below: The Value of Attending POWERUp 2021 POWERUp2021 is COMMON's premier conference. It is scheduled from October 4-7 in Virginia Beach, VA. This hybrid read more

  • The Value of Attending POWERUp

    Blog Entry

    Marina Schwenk, COMMON member and N2i committee member, shares her thoughts on the value of attending COMMON conferences. Read her full Eye on the i article below: Why I Attend Conferences Sometimes I get asked by my family and friends, “why do you like going to these conferences?” My answer is always the same: education and networking. One read more

  • Blog Entry

    In the latest issue of Eye on the i , Pete Massiello shares why COMMON conferences are invaluable for your career. Read his full article below: The Value is Being There I attended my first COMMON conference during 1989 in Chicago, I can remember this like it was yesterday. Boy this is making me sound old, but over the past 30 years I haven’t read more

  • Get Ready for POWERUp!

    Blog Entry

    It's time to plan your POWERUp experience! Everything you need to be ready for POWERUp 2021 is here in the Advanced Program . See session highlights, conference events, Virginia Beach attractions, and more. See you in October!