CICS Systems Number of Member installations 34 Number of Meetings per Year 1 Average number of Participants 18

Chairman De Heer Dirk De Schutter vICTory Rue De Weert St. Georges 168,1390 Nethen

Mobile 0499/57.78.71

Dirk.de.schutter@core.origins.com

Secretary De Heer Jo Van Hoey

Jo@vanhoey.net

IBM Liaison Mevr Marie-Agnes Vandeuren

IBM Belgium Bourgetlaan, 42 B-1130 BRUSSEL Mobile

Marie.agnes.vandeuren@be.ibm.com

Steering Comitée member

Mevr Patricia Cordonnier

Sogeti Belgium Jules Bordetlaan, 160 B-1140 EVERE

Patricia.cordonnier@sogeti.be

General Objectives

  • To learn about the experiences, initiatives and intentions of other Websphere and middleware Users.
  • To learn about, and to impact on the suppliers' offerings in the area of CICS.
  • To organise joint meetings with other Working Groups on cross-domain subjects (IMS/DB2, SOA, Security, Z/OS ..)

Specific Objectives 2018 In 2018 special attention will be paid to :

  1. IBM Cics Announcements - New release ofWebsphere MQ.
  2. Joint Venture with other Workgroups (Z/OS ?).
  3. User’s practical Experiences.
  4. Cics feedback on Z14 Announcements.
  5. Continue participation of the Luxembourg CICS GSE members.
  6. Link with MQ Series.
  7. Cooperation with WAS user Group outside GSE.

Target Membership System people and developers specialised in CICS, Webservices and Transactional Messaging.