***PUB TALK: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2000
"'WEB SERVICES' FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT"
By Ms. Sandy Rankin, Director of Emerging Technology Software, Software
Group, Solutions & Integration Unit, IBM Corporation
5:00-7:00 p.m. Pub Talk starts at 6:00 p.m. Open to the public.
The Pub Talk tonight will focus on how Web Services constitute
an emerging set of technologies for eBusiness solutions, based on
the Internet and open standards. Ms. Rankin's Pub Talk on Web Services
is from a business manager's perspective in understanding the associated
business value and new opportunities that can come from addressing
critical issues of systems integration in eBusiness solution deployments.
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ABOUT SANDY RANKIN
Sandy Rankin, Director of Emerging Technology Software, IBM Software
Group Solutions & Integration Unit, has business and development
management responsibility for Emerging Technology Software strategic
to eBusiness environments. This software includes the latest-breaking
Java technologies and XML technologies. Ms. Rankin's responsibilities
cover strategy, strategic partner relationships and development
efforts at both group and product division levels. She began her
career with IBM in 1974 and has held various positions over the
years in organizations responsible for software development for
platforms ranging from mainframe computers to personal computers.
Ms. Rankin holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University
of Illinois and a M.S. in Computer Science from Washington University,
ABOUT IBM CORPORATION
At IBM, we strive to lead in the creation, development and manufacture
of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including
computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices
and microelectronics. And our worldwide network of IBM solutions
and services professionals translates these advanced technologies
into business value for our customers. For further information please
refer to http://www.ibm.com.