Topic: Managing IBM i PTFs, oops ‘Fix information!’


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Presentation: Managing IBM i PTFs, oops ‘Fix information!’

From the President

Dear Members:

Can you believe it is already February.  Happy Valentines.

We’re very excited to have Wayne Bowers from IBM presenting an ACS topic for our February user group meeting.  ACS continues to change and as always is an invaluable tool for developers and system support staff.  Come join u virtually for our February 2024 meeting.   Please do share with anyone you think will benefit from participating.  Our meetings begin at 6pm and typically the presentation lasts about 1 hour.  Well worthwhile to spend your time.  You’re certain to walk away with something you can put into use right away.

Our March meeting is featuring Steve Will “Chief Architect” for IBM i.  Steve will be discussing IBM i Strategy – Roadmap and Innovation.   The meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday March 19th.  Stay tuned for details.

COMMON spring event will be held in Ft. Worth Texas.  The event will be held May 20th through May 23rd.  You may find details at

You may also look forward to MITEC 2024.  The event will be held in June 2024.  Stay tuned to details.  We will be posting information on the event soon on the SEMIUG site.  The conference will be held Tuesday June 4th.

If you haven’t done so already don’t forget to pay your dues.  We have the same low price $50 for individuals and $100 per organization.   Dues help SEMIUG continue to bring world class training and events to our local Michigan community.

We’ll look forward to seeing you at our February and March meetings.

Happy Valentines.



President, Southeast Michigan iSeries User Group
Phone: 248-701-7410

Don’t Forget To Pay Your Dues

MITEC 20204

On Tuesday, June 4th, choose from multiple sessions covering topics including System Architecture, Application Development, RPG, Python, Artificial Intelligence, Disaster Recovery, Performance Monitoring, Node.js, PHP, API, Navigator, Modernization, SQL, Student Meet and Greet and more!

This will be a power-packed day of education featuring World Class Presenters. Extraordinary networking opportunities – have fun, learn and share with your peers, renowned speakers, IBM developers, executives, and fellow members. Visit the Vendor Expo. This event will power you into the future.

POWERUp 2024

The COMMON community will gather again in-person to enjoy learning high quality IBM i education, networking with peers, industry experts, and solution providers, and growing together as a whole.

Mark your calendars for May 20-23 to join COMMON for education, networking, and scenic views in Fort Worth!

Register Here!

December’s Eye on the i

The anticipation is over! The December edition of Eye on the i, COMMON‘s insightful e-magazine, has arrived, packed with peer-written articles that delve deep into the ever-evolving realm of IT and Power Systems.

Eye on the i

ALL400s Survey

2023 IBM i (AS400, iSeries. System i) Survey

Each year, ALL400s conducts an IBM i survey with the aim of gathering valuable information about the industry, IBM i shops, and developers. By participating in the survey, you can join fellow IBM i programmers and contribute your insights.

Survey Link

Incredible i Show Podcast

Come and join host Peg Tuttle as she engages in conversations with IBM i enthusiasts and experts. Tune in to discussions with innovators, leading minds, and regular users, as they share insights into their experiences with this beloved IT system. Gain valuable insights into the ways they operate the i within their environments and the remarkable achievements this robust platform has unlocked for their businesses.

Incredible i Show Podcast


Join Us at NAViGATE 2024 for IBM i Education on the oceanfront! The IBM i community will gather in Bonita Springs, FL. from Sept. 16 – 18 for 2.5 days of leading education on latest IBM i and related topics, consisting of 100+ sessions presented by industry expert speakers. As with every COMMON conference, it will offer an Expo of leading solution providers. and limitless  networking opportunities to connect with peers and experts to maximize your career growth.
9/16/2024 – 9/18/2024
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort And Spa 5001 Coconut Rd Bonita Springs, FL 34134 UNITED STATES