Today organizations are struggling to unify information to the enterprises. Best use of access to information means improved business results. Employees are more tied up when vested to do their jobs efficiently and customers are more tied up when they have access to the services and products they need. Improve more engagement with partners, employees, and customers through extremely interactive and contextual online experiences.

Based on the solid foundation of prior released versions, WebSphere Portal V8.5® is equipped with such new capabilities and functionalities that can help you in endowing your users with a more social, mobile and integrated experience of web. From an organizational perspective, it provides with an insightful real-time analytics, and thus empowering you to make the right decisions for boosting up your organizational growth.

Christopher Sayles, Manager of Education at Royal Cyber Inc will give the presentation of ‘What is new in WebSphere Portal V8.5’. The focus will be on the new capabilities of this version:

  • Toolbar changes
  • Theme improvements
  • Search Updates
  • WAB
  • Social Rendering
  • DDC
  • Vanity URLs
  • Script Portlet
  • Mobile

Speaker's profile

Profile Summary:

Christopher Sayles

Manager of Education, RDz Certified Technical Enablement Lead

Chris is an accomplished RDz certified (taken through and registered by IBM) Technical Education specialist, having delivered thousands of courses on Rational brand products to a wide range of industries, including healthcare, insurance, government, financial, and retail. Good understanding of all best practices and development guidelines involved in WebSphere Portal space.

Specialties: SaaS, Enterprise Software, Solution Selling, Cloud Computing, Portal Tools & Technologies: IBM WebSphere Portal 5.x/6.x/7.0/8.0/8.5, IBM Workplace Web Content Management System (IWWCM) Rational Developer for System z, Rational Asset Analyzer, Rational Host Access Transformation Services, Rational Team Concert, RDz with CA Endevor, RDz with Serena Changeman, mainframe z/OS technologies, and various Open Source Portal servers.