panagenda Events

Every year we participate in a vast number of activities

From the usual sponsoring of conferences and providing expert speakers, to participation in podcasts, blogs and webinars. IBM has even honored some of our talents, above all Francie Tanner, Julian Robichaux, Femke Goedhart, Christoph Adler, Nico Meisenzahl, Florian Vogler, Luis Suarez and Christoph Stoettner, as “IBM Champions“, for their ongoing commitment to the community.

panagenda values networking. We are convinced that through the sharing of innovation and know how, that we will grow together with the community.

There are many ways to get and stay in contact with us:

  • Call us or send us an email
  • Visit us in one of our offices
  • Meet us at one of the many panagenda sponsored events and listen into our presentations
  • Attend one of our webinars
  • Read our blog – we especially value your comments!
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  • Participate in your very own panagenda training

23

Aug

Webinar: Are 80% fewer help desk tickets possible? Make your IBM Notes clients self-healing with MarvelClient

14:00 - 14:45 (UTC) | online

When?
23 August
14:00 - 14:45
UTC

You know how easy it is for things to go wrong with Notes. Things break, end-users misplace their desktop icons, or change settings on a whim. They don't follow instructions. Notes clients get set up inconsistently.

Come and learn how you can use MarvelClient to tackle all these issues and prevent productivity loss and frustration for your end-users. You will see how you can centrally configure every aspect of your Notes clients the way you want them to be. They will apply on every start, thereby making Notes self-healing.

From then on, a simple restart will fix most problems. Free up time for admins and helpdesk, and create happy end-users!

Schedule appointment with attendees: Christoph Adler

Webinar: Are 80% fewer help desk tickets possible? Make your IBM Notes clients self-healing with MarvelClient

27

Aug

Webinar: Top 5 Differences between MS Teams and Enterprise Social Networking Platforms

15:00 - 15:45 (UTC) | online

When?
27 August
15:00 - 15:45
UTC

At a time when Cloud-based productivity tools are the current rage, one keeps wondering whether Enterprise Social Networking platforms (ESNs) still make sense in the digital workplace to help transform organisations. Becoming more open, transparent and collaborative through social networks and online communities are always enticing motivators. How do you differentiate though the value add from messaging & team collaboration apps versus ESNs'? Where do you begin?

Join this compelling webinar featuring guest speakers Rainer Gimbel and Frank Nestler - both digital strategists, social & collaboration experts at Evonik Industries AG, the largest specialty chemicals company in the world. Discover and learn how you can get the most out of different use cases, powerful stories and social analytics to distinguish rather effectively when, and for what purpose, to use messaging apps like Microsoft Teams or ESNs like IBM Connections. Have you yourself experienced the power of the 'Like' to help amplify your own social networks' worth? Come and find out!

Schedule appointment with attendees: Luis Suarez


05

Sep

Webinar: Roaming with MarvelClient: Fast, cheap, good - why not all three?

14:00 - 14:45 (UTC) | online

When?
05 September
14:00 - 14:45
UTC

You have shared machines? Factory floor? VDI or Citrix? People who have several machines? Find out how you can roam your client configuration with MarvelClient. Make IBM Notes faster, reduce network and storage cost, and improve end-user experience.

As a bonus, you will see how it serves as backup in case of hardware loss or swap. The end-user will get back their known Notes client configuration (incl desktop icons etc) with their first start on the new machine!

Schedule appointment with attendees: Christoph Adler

Webinar: Roaming with MarvelClient: Fast, cheap, good - why not all three?

11

Sep

Webinar: Fact-based decision making for your Teams ecosystem

13:00 - 13:45 (UTC) | online

When?
11 September
13:00 - 13:45
UTC

Few people will notice when you make good decisions that affect your Office 365 applications. Everyone will notice when you make bad ones! So, are you making decisions, or are you making guesses?

In this webinar, you will learn how easy it can be to access the facts you need, and how to use them to make the best possible decisions affecting your entire organization.

Join our webinar and see how facts take the guesswork out of your decision making.

Schedule appointment with attendees: Ben Menesi


16

Sep

Social Connections 15

Germany | Munich

When?
16 - 17 September

Where?
Hotel NH Collection München Bavaria
Arnulfstraße 2
80335 Munich
Germany

Social Connections is the largest worldwide user group for IBM Connections, future of work, social collaboration and enterprise social networks. Meeting once or twice a year in different countries and cities in Europe or North America, it's all about networking, sharing knowledge and experiences, learning, discussing, helping, inspiring and thrilling. We are the community like no other – vendors, customers, business partners, universities, consultants, digital leaders, friends all around the world. We enjoy our events and have great fun! This year, Munich is the place where the old friends meet the new ones!

Confirmed sessions with panagendians:
Monday, Sept. 16th
Kubernetes Basics for Connections Admins
Christoph Stöttner (panagenda)
11:15 - 12:15 | Location: HAIDHAUSEN 1

How to Engage 12,000 Colleagues in Online Ideation @Evonik
Rainer Gimbel (Evonik) & Luis Suarez (panagenda)
14:50 - 15:20 | Location: SCHWABING

Shining a light on the dark side of community management
Femke Goedhart (panagenda)
14:50 - 15:20 | Location: HAIDHAUSEN 1

Why HCL Connections continues to thrive in the midst of a cloud-based productivity tools landscape
Luis Suarez (panagenda)
16:30 - 17:00 | Location: SCHWABING

Tuesday, Sept. 17th
How being a Connections administrator gave me gray hairs
Christoph Stöttner (panagenda)
08:30 - 09:30 | Location: HAIDHAUSEN 1



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17

Sep

GitLab Commit 2019 - Brooklyn

United States | Brooklyn

When?
17 September

Where?
The Williamsburg Hotel
96 Wythe Avenue
11249 Brooklyn NY
United States

GitLab's premier community conference


GitLab Commit is bringing together GitLab users, contributors, and experts to connect, share and learn. Join us and commit to a day of DevOps inspiration and innovation.

Start spreading the news and get ready to experience a GitLab Williamsburg neighborhood takeover on September 17th. Every venue in a two-block radius will have its own theme, immersing you in the city that never sleeps. Your vagabond shoes are longing to stray right through the very heart of it. From a graffiti wall to a trip to a brewery, your day of learning about the future of software development will be full of delights.

Senior Consultant, Nico Meisenzahl will be on-site and presenting:
How Containerized GitLab CI Pipelines Can Help You Streamline Your Infrastructure Deployments
Tuesday, September 17th
2:45pm - 3:15pm | Location: Main Hall - Wythe
80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA

Abstract: Learn how to eliminate any dependencies between tool chains and local machines, and never again ask if Terraform CLI can be upgraded without breaking all projects. In this session, Nico will share best practices that will help attendees to optimize their Infrastructure deployment with GitLab CI pipelines. With GitLab CI, Nico will demonstrate how to build containerized pipelines to deploy infrastructure without any external dependencies and constraints. Join Nico on a deep dive into the secrets of building hassle-free infrastructure pipelines with GitLab CI.

Nico Meisenzahl works as Senior Consultant at panagenda. As an elected IBM Champion and Docker Community Leader, his current passion is for topics around Kubernetes, CI/CD, Automation, DevOps, Cloud and private Cloud. Nico is a frequent speaker at conferences and user group events in Europe and the United States. Make sure to stay informed about the latest technological developments and trends by following his very informative blogs.

Schedule appointment with attendees: Nico Meisenzahl

GitLab Commit 2019 - Brooklyn

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19

Sep

Webinar: What you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask about MarvelClient

14:00 - 14:45 (UTC) | online

When?
19 September
14:00 - 14:45
UTC

MarvelClient can be a daunting product with its many features. Many admins restrict themselves to the few things they know. Come and see what you are missing; you may be surprised how much more you can get out of it! Join our expert on a tour of some of the more exciting features and possibilities that MarvelClient offers and learn how to utilize its full power.

When you are done, you will have a better understanding of and feel more comfortable with the breadth of MarvelClients functionality. Not only will you walk away with ideas for improving your environment; you'll have the know-how to start implementing them right then and there!

Schedule appointment with attendees: Christoph Adler

Webinar: What you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask about MarvelClient

26

Sep

Webinar: Can IBM Notes be fast and stable? Oh yes. You can make it possible with MarvelClient

14:00 - 14:45 (UTC) | online

When?
26 September
14:00 - 14:45
UTC

You know it from your end-users' complaints and from your own daily experience: Notes can be a bit unpleasant to use, sometimes slow, sometimes outright unstable. But it doesn't have to be! Much faster client starts, less latency, more reactive UI, and fewer hangs and crashes: you (together with MarvelClient) can make it happen. We'll teach you all the details you need to know.

With what you learn here you can make your life better and significantly improve your end-users' daily Notes experience at the same time.

Schedule appointment with attendees: Christoph Adler

Webinar: Can IBM Notes be fast and stable? Oh yes. You can make it possible with MarvelClient

17

Oct

Webinar: 5 Methods to maximize the impact of MS Teams in 2019

14:00 - 14:45 (UTC) | online

When?
17 October
14:00 - 14:45
UTC

Your time and the company’s money just went into installing the latest software. Was it worth the effort?

Convincing a person to climb the new-software learning curve is always a challenge. Convincing a group is even harder. Convincing everyone, as with collaboration software, can seem impossible.

In this webinar, you will learn about tips and tools to assist you with even the most difficult cases. See how easy it can be to explore your environment and use the insights you discover to ensure your hard work isn’t wasted.

Schedule appointment with attendees: Stefan Fried

Webinar: 5 Methods to maximize the impact of MS Teams in 2019

28

Oct

CollabSphere 2019

United States | Woburn

When?
28 - 30 October

Where?
Hilton Hotel in Woburn, Massachusetts
2 Forbes Road
01801 Woburn MA
United States

This three-day conference focuses on IBM and HCL B2B application and collaboration technology. Meet with your fellow IT and business professionals and share your experiences and best practices.

With the 2019 theme "Evolution of Collaboration," we are looking forward to the continued growth of our community bringing everyone together to share knowledge and expand awareness of innovations in collaboration technology.

panagenda is proud sponsor of CollabSphere 2019

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12

Nov

Continuous Lifecycle 2019 / ContainerConf 2019

Germany | Mannheim

When?
12 - 15 November

Where?
m:con - mannheim:congress GmbH
Rosengartenplatz 2
68161 Mannheim
Germany

(This conference will be held in German)

Die Continuous Lifecycle 2019 wendet sich an alle in den Entwicklungs- und Auslieferungsprozess involvierten Parteien. Sie beleuchtet für sie die erfolgversprechenden Vorgehensweisen von Continuous Delivery, (Biz)DevOps und DevSec und präsentiert die wichtigsten Tools aus der agilen Team-Entwicklung und Qualitätssicherung.

Die Themen sind vielfältig: Build Management, Change Management und Versionskontrolle, Continuous Integration, Continuous Inspection, Containerisierung, Deployment und Ticketing/Bugtracking.

Nico Meisenzahl ist dabei mit seinem Vortrag:

Containerized Build & Deployment Pipelines
Donnerstag, 14. November 16:15 - 17:00
Session Abstract: Containerized Workloads sind mittlerweile nicht mehr aus unserem Alltag wegzudenken. Warum also nicht auch Container und deren Vorteile als Grundlage unserer Build und Deployment Pipelines nutzen?

Nico wird in seinem Talk über die Grundlagen und Vorteile von containerized Pipelines sprechen sowie Ihnen nützliche Best Practices mit auf den Weg geben die Sie direkt umsetzten können! Darüber hinaus wird Nico die folgenden Themen anhand von Demos näher erläutern und vertiefen:
* Pipeline Workload auf Kubernetes mit Hilfe von Gitlab Runner
* Docker Image Builds mit Kaniko
* Ausblick auf Kubernetes-native Pipelines mit Tekton

Außerdem können Sie kostenfrei an der parallel stattfindenden ContainerConf 2019 teilnehmen und deren Vorträge besuchen. Die Schwesterkonferenz der Continuous Lifecycle berücksichtigt den Einsatz von Container-Themen wie Docker und Kubernetes.

Schedule appointment with attendees: Nico Meisenzahl


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19

Nov

How to add analytics on top of your Microsoft Teams value chain like an MVP

14:00 - 14:45 (UTC) | online

When?
19 November
14:00 - 14:45
UTC

One does not simply roll out a new piece of software. Adequate and ongoing training and enablement efforts are essential for a successful deployment.

For Microsoft Teams, identifying the engagement level of end-users is just one important aspect. Although you might be able to imagine that there are plenty of other crucial scenarios, it may be difficult to know how to implement them for your organization.

MVP guest speaker Samuel Zürcher from Experts Inside and MS Teams enthusiast Stefan Fried, are going to explain actual instances where analytical power has boosted MS Teams adoption to staggering heights.

Register for this action-packed ride of never- before heard secrets that you can implement in your MS Teams environment.

Schedule appointment with attendees: Stefan Fried

How to add analytics on top of your Microsoft Teams value chain like an MVP

02

Dec

European Sharepoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference 2019 - #ESPC19

Czech Republic | Prague 4

When?
02 - 05 December

Where?
The Prague Congress Centre
5. kvetna 1640/65, Nusle
140 00 Prague 4
Czech Republic

ESPC is Europe’s leading online community, providing educational resources and encouraging collaboration. Each year ESPC gathers SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure experts from around the world in one European location for the largest conference of its kind.

Their mission – to empower you and the community to professional success.

This year we are proud Gold Sponsor and can't wait to have a chat in Prague. See you in the Czech Republic!



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