Letter from the Editor
Welcome to our second quarter edition of the IMS Newsletter! It’s been a busy quarter once again, and we
were all over the world delivering the latest IMS education to you. We launched new Regional User Groups (RUGs) in the Americas
in Hartford, Connecticut, Boston, Massachusetts, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In Europe, new RUGs were also launched in
Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, and Oslo. Our V11 Enhancements and Migration 2-day classes were in full swing. We taught
nearly 400 attendees in 18 cities from around the world. Many thanks to our instructors: Rich Lewis, Suzie Wendler, Kenneth
Blackman, Diane Goff, Alison Coughtrie, Alan Cooper, and Jouko Jäntti. In case you missed the class or we didn’t
make a stop in your city, we will be offering the same class in a 3-day teleconference on July 13-15. Please visit our Events
section or www.ibm.com/ims
for more details.
In this issue of our newsletter, we highlight our IMS business intelligence solution with Cognos, our partner
GT Software, our promising future in India, along with other articles on IMS Tools and services. We are also introducing
new sections for those of you new to IMS – IMS rules of thumb and a "did you know?" section. We hope you
gain additional IMS tips and techniques. Take a look into the diary of a fictitious IT manager and his interesting adventures.
Also, our IMS community continues to grow with Facebook, Twitter, and our first "I am IMS" partner profile, featuring
Paul Sewell from GT Software.
We are always looking for feedback from you on any IMS topic. Feel free to send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your continued interest in IMS!
Carol Aizawa - IMS Newsletter Managing Editor