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Best Practices in Portal Deployment and Identity Management


Featured Speakers:

Michael Mesaros, Director of Product Management for Identity Management and Security Solutions, Oracle (bio)
David A. Kelly, Analyst, ebizQ (bio)
Jim McDonald, Manager of IT, Ingersoll-Rand (bio)


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Description of Webinar:
The portal landscape is changing. Even organizations that have already deployed portals need to re-evaluate their portal infrastructure in light of new architectural implications such as SOA, to make sure they're delivering real business benefits and enabling rapid and dynamic business change. Join this Webinar, led by ebizQ senior analyst David Kelly, to learn how to profit from this changing portal landscape.

You will hear firsthand best practices for portal deployment and design from Ingersoll Rand's Jim McDonald who will detail how they planned for and deployed their own identity-driven business portal that's delivered significant business benefits.

You will also hear directly from Identity Management experts to delve into:

  • What you need to know when building and deploying customized business portals
  • How identity management solutions power tailored views for your customers
  • Real world examples of what works and what doesn't when deploying business portals

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Featured Speaker Bios:

Michael Mesaros is a Director of Product Management for Oracleís Identity Management and Security solutions.† An eleven-year veteran of Oracle, Mr. Mesaros has held product management responsibilities for Oracle networking, groupware, database security and directory products.† Prior to joining Oracle, he was responsible for marketing computer-aided engineering design tools for digital signal processing and control systems at Integrated Systems Inc. (now Wind River Systems). Previous to that, he worked as a software development lead at the Space Systems Division of General Dynamics in San Diego, California, where he participated in the design and development of advanced communications systems for the defense and intelligence communities.† Mr. Mesaros is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University in San Diego, California.† He also has an M.B.A., a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering, and a B.S. in Cellular Biology, all from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

David Kelly - With twenty years at the cutting edge of enterprise infrastructure, David A. Kelly is ebizQ's Community Manager for Optimizing Business/IT Management. This category includes IT governance, SOA governance,and compliance, risk management, ITIL, business service management,registries and more.

As Community Manager, David will blog and podcast to keep the ebizQ community fully informed on all the important news and breakthroughs relevant to enterprise governance. David will also be responsible for publishing press releases, taking briefings, and overseeing vendor submitted feature articles to run on ebizQ. In addition, each week, David will compile the week's most important news and views in a newsletter emailed out to ebizQ's ever-growing Governance community. David Kelly is ideally suited to be ebizQ's Governing the Infrastructure Community Manager as he has been involved with application development, project management, and product development for over twenty years. As a technology and business analyst, David has been researching, writing and speaking on governance-related topics for over a decade.

David is an expert in Web services, application development, and enterprise infrastructures. As the former Senior VP of Analyst Services at Hurwitz Group, he has extensive experience in translating the implications of new application development, deployment, and management technologies into practical recommendations for enterprise customers. He's written articles for Computerworld, Software Magazine, the New York Times, and other publications, and spoken at conferences such as Comdex, Software Development, and Internet World. With expertise ranging from application development to enterprise management to integration/B2B services to IP networking and VPNs, Kelly can help companies profit from the diversity of a changing technology landscape.

Jim McDonald is responsible for the growth and support of the IR Infrastructure Brand Dealer Portal, known as IRPassport. In Jimís 5 years at IR, he has lead projects including the implementation of the identity-driven IRPassport system and the complete-machine configurator for IR Brands. Jimís primary focus is simplifying the relationship between IR and its multi-brand distribution channel and supporting selling and cross-selling activities of a $4b sector. Jim holds a Bachelorís degree in Political Science from Millersville University of Pennsylvania and is currently pursuing an MBA from Rutgers University.

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