FOCUS 2024

2 Days of In-Depth Workshops... Exclusively FREE to Members  |  Replays Now Available On-Demand!

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POWERUp 2024

The leading and largest IBM i Education and Networking Event  |  May 20 - 23  |  Fort Worth, TX

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Online Education

FOCUS 2024 - All-Workshop Conference

Replays Now Available On-Demand!
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Speakers: Rahul Pareek and Avadhoot Nitave
Price: Free Courtesy of COMMON, in partnership with Programmers.io
Date/Time: February 14, 5:00 PM Indian Standard Time 

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POWERCast: Along the DevOps Road - Stories of Evolution

Panelists: Donna Westmoreland, MDNA
Price: Free Courtesy of Midrange Dynamics North America
Date/Time: February 28 @ 11:00AM (CT)

Join us for this first webinar in our series created to help you move forward in your real-life DevOps journey. 

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