Schedule: Sponsored sessions

Location: 2016 Level:
Trae Chancellor (
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 10 ratings)
Running your business in the Cloud is becoming mainstream and offers enormous advantages. Hear how companies are taking advantage of the Cloud to increase IT output while simultaneously reducing infrastructure, application development and deployment costs. Learn how this new approach is enabling IT to do more with less by focusing on innovation, not infrastructure. Sponsored by Read more.
Location: 2014 Level:
Average rating: **...
(2.25, 4 ratings)
With most new content and application storefronts being web-based, a developer's audience now extends beyond their home country. This session will help educate developers on how best to think about creating and marketing applications that can be relevant to a broad audience of customers around the world with little or no localization. Sponsored by Nokia. Read more.
Location: 2016 Level:
Kathy Mandelstein (IBM Software Group), Ryan Boyles (IBM Software Group), Tom Deutsch (IBM Software Group), Ted Stanton (IBM)
Average rating: *....
(1.25, 4 ratings)
In today’s global business environment, the only constant is change. Organizations who can respond quickly by leveraging agile business models and dynamic business processes are uniquely positioned to win. IBM Web 2.0 software can help your organization be more effective and innovate in challenging times. Sponsored by IBM. Read more.
Location: 2014 Level:
Anthony Franco (EffectiveUI), Michael Clark (Photobucket)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
In this session, you will learn why and how engaging software drives value to strategic business goals by increasing site stickiness, differentiating from competitors and making users hungry for your product or services. Sponsored by Microsoft. Read more.
Location: 2014 Level:
Farhang Kassaei (eBay), David Glazer (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Join Farhang Kassaei from eBay’s Platform Architecture team and David Glazer, Director of Engineering at Google and member of the OpenSocial Foundation Board, to learn how eBay Selling Manager Applications support solutions developed using open standard gadgets specification, and what you need to begin participating in our exciting beta. Sponsored by eBay. Read more.
Location: 2016 Level:
Soeren Stamer (Yokudo, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.24, 17 ratings)
Keeping up with what’s new is enough of a challenge, learning what to embrace and adopt, and how to do so cost effectively is the key to leading the pack. Learn how to prepare your organization up to keep pace with the new speed of innovation. Sponsored by CoreMedia. Read more.
Location: 2016 Level:
John Bruno (Microsoft), Daniel Bouie (Microsoft)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
This session will provide application developers with the insights, tools, and processes necessary to begin distributing and monetizing their applications on the Windows Mobile platform. Sponsored by Windows Microsoft Mobile. Read more.
Location: 2016 Level:
Scott Gerard (IBM Systems Lab Services and Training)
Average rating: **...
(2.83, 6 ratings)
This session covers IBM’s Web 2.0 initiatives around cloud computing, including both public and private clouds. Come and learn how to better manage, extend and run your Web 2.0 efforts. We will also highlight the energy efficient, iDataPlex platform for cloud computing. Sponsored by IBM. Read more.
Location: 2014 Level:
Heather Lutze (Lutze Consulting and Author "The Findability Formula: The Easy, Non-Technical Guide to Search Engine Marketing"), Scott Calvert (Verio)
Average rating: ***..
(3.41, 17 ratings)
Verio, the global leading provider of web-based services and managed hosting solutions for SMBs, is proud to sponsor this workshop presented by Heather Lutze (a nationally recognized consultant, author, speaker and expert certified with Google and Yahoo!). Sponsored by Verio. Read more.
Location: 2016 Level:
Michael Scherotter (Microsoft Corporation), Max Newbould (MySpace)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
Now you can build Silverlight applications on the MySpace. Microsoft and MySpace have released an Open Source kit that makes it easy to develop applications using Silverlight that run on MySpace. Learn about this kit and how designers and developers could use it to create interactive, engaging applications on MySpace with little to no coding. Sponsored by Microsoft. Read more.
Location: 2014 Level:
Gerardo Dada (Vignette)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
To survive in these trying economic times, enterprises must adopt a trilogy of Web 2.0 fundamentals as part of their long-term communications objectives. This session leverages the experiences of some of the world’s most successful communities to help you develop a strategic vision for enterprise-oriented social media. Sponsored by Vignette. Read more.
Location: 2014 Level:
Lew Moorman (
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
There have been massive and significant changes in IT in the last 10 years; laptops, handhelds, Wi-Fi and even the Internet have dramatically altered the IT landscape. Working in the cloud requires a similar shift in the paradigm. What will the future role of IT be in this shift? Sponsored by Rackspace. Read more.
Location: 2016 Level:
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 4 ratings)
IBM Mashup Center is a lightweight mashup environment for rapidly assembling enterprise, personal, and Web content into simple, flexible, and dynamic Web applications. This session begins with a quick overview of the key features and architecture of IBM Mashup Center. Sponsored by IBM. Read more.
  • 3Tera, Inc
  • Ascentium
  • Awareness
  • HiveLive, Inc.
  • ImageSpan
  • Jive Software
  • Juniper Networks
  • Kapow Technologies
  • Keynote Systems
  • LithiumTechnologies
  • Nokia
  • nomee
  • Qtask
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Remy
  • TamTamy
  • Vignette
  • Yola (fka SynthaSite)
  • Znak
  • IBM
  • eBay
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • EffectiveUI
  • Germany Trade & Invest
  • NeuStar
  • ONEsite

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