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Ask the Experts Replay: Exploring the CICS Explorer



You are invited to an IBM Ask the Experts discussion about Exploring the CICS Explorer on 05 December 2013 at 11:00 AM EST. This presentation discusses some of the benefits and capabilities of the CICS Explorer and what it allows you to accomplish. It covers subjects that show how the Explorer can be implemented to help you become more efficient.


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Ask the Experts session
05 December 2013 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

Time Questions asked
00:00 General introduction
01:48 Technical introduction
02:31 How can I deploy the CICS Explorer to my team?
08:28 How can I preload the CICS Explorer with connections that I need to have defined?
14:21 What are bundle projects and why would I use them?
19:05 How do I manage bundle projects?
22:56 What is the z/OS Explorer and how does it relate to the CICS Explorer?
25:51 Open lines for live question and answer period
25:59 When will the CICS Explorer have the RASGNDEFs and other WUI features added?
27:21 Closing remarks
30:38 End of Call

Panel of Experts:
Andre Clark Staff Software Engineer in CICS Level 2
David Nice CICS Explorer Developer
Stewart Francis CICS Explorer Strategy & Planning, CICS & z/OS Explorer Technical Lead



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Related information

Support Technical Exchange Website
Other CICS Technical Exchanges
Getting started with the CICS Explorer
CICS Explorer downloads

Product Alias/Synonym

CICS/TS CICS TS CICS Transaction Server

Document information

More support for: CICS Transaction Server

Software version: 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 7039909

Modified date: 05 December 2013

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