International Informix Users Group

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International Informix Users Group (IIUG)
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Established 1995
Type Professional association
Headquarters Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Region served Informix's users
Key people Stuart Litel, Cindy Lichtenauer, Gary Ben-Israel, Jean Georges Perrin, Art Kagel, Kate Tomchick
Website iiug.org

The International Informix Users Group (IIUG) is a non-profit organization whose goals are to provide support and education for users of Informix products and technology.

Membership to IIUG has always been free. IIUG counted over 28,000 members in 2007.[1]

History[edit]

The original 1995 IIUG Logo.

It has been created in 1995 by five founders:[2]

As of 2013, the IIUG is a non-profit organization.[6]

Services[edit]

IIUG provides many services to its members including a monthly newsletter, a jobs board, and SIG forums.

News[edit]

One of the main service of IIUG is to publish news through a monthly newsletter (The Insider). Previous editors of the Insider are Fred (Federico) Hubbard, Jean Georges Perrin, Gary Ben-Israel and David Fraser.

Forum[edit]

IIUG provides forums with topics on Informix-4GL, Informix Dynamic Server, etc.

TV[edit]

More recently, IIUG has started its own TV channel: http://www.iiug.tv.

Conference[edit]

IIUG has organized and conducted its own user conference since 2008 usually held in late April.[7] The 2014 conference was held in Miami, Florida, from April 27 to May 1.[8]

Management[edit]

It is managed by a board, composed of 10 elected volunteers and 1 liaison to IBM, who now owns the Informix product line.


Current Board of Directors[edit]

For 2014-2015 (Term starting July 1st 2014),[9] the board is composed of:

  • Tom Beebe, ADTC, United States.
  • Khaled Bentebal, ConsultIX, France.
  • Gary Ben-Israel, National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, Israel.
  • Miguel Carbone, MC IT Solutions, Brazil.
  • Dennis Duckworth, IBM Representative.
  • Rhonda Hackenburg, PACLE, United States.
  • Art Kagel, ASK Database Management, United States.
  • Cindy Lichtenauer, United States.
  • Stuart Litel (President), Kazer, United States.
  • Jean Georges Perrin, France.
  • Eric Vercelletto, Begooden-IT Consulting, France.

Previous Board of Directors[edit]

For 2013,[10] the board is composed of:

  • Gary Ben-Israel, National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, Israel.
  • Khaled Bentebal, ConsultIX, France.
  • Miguel Carbone, MC IT Solutions, Brazil.
  • Rhonda Hackenburg, PACLE, United States.
  • Art Kagel, ASK Database Management, United States.
  • Cindy Lichtenauer, United States.
  • Stuart Litel (President), Kazer, United States.
  • Jean Georges Perrin, GreenIvory, France.
  • Bruce Simms, Talx, United States.
  • Kate Tomchik, The Home Depot, United States.
  • Janet Oswald, IBM, United States.

For 2009,[11] the board is composed of:

  • Gary Ben-Israel, National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, Israel.
  • Sergio Ferreira, MoreData, Portugal.
  • Cindy Lichtenauer, One Point Solutions, United States.
  • Stuart Litel (President), Kazer, United States.
  • Jean Georges Perrin, GreenIvory, France.
  • Kernoal Stephens, CIDC, United States.
  • Kate Tomchik, The Home Depot, United States.
  • Art Kagel, Oninit, LLC, United States.
  • Andrew Ford, The Home Depot, United States.
  • Tammy Frankforter, Anchorage School District, United States.
  • Miguel Carbone, MC IT Solutions, Brazil.
  • Al Martin, IBM, United States.

For 2008,[12] the board is composed of:

  • Gary Ben-Israel, National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, Israel.
  • Sergio Ferreira, MoreData, Portugal.
  • Cindy Lichtenauer, One Point Solutions, United States.
  • Stuart Litel (President), Kazer, United States.
  • Jean Georges Perrin, GreenIvory, France.
  • Kernoal Stephens, CIDC, United States.
  • Kate Tomchik, The Home Depot, United States.
  • Art Kagel, Oninit, LLC, United States.
  • Norma Jean Sebastian, United States.
  • Andrew Ford, The Home Depot, United States.
  • Tammy Frankforter, Anchorage School District, United States.
  • Bruce Weed, IBM, United States.

For 2007,[13] the board is composed of:

  • Gary Ben-Israel, National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, Israel.
  • Sergio Ferreira, MoreData, Portugal.
  • David Fraser, Logis, New Zealand.
  • June Hunt, Tyler Technologies, United States.
  • Cindy Lichtenauer, One Point Solutions, United States.
  • Stuart Litel (President), Kazer, United States.
  • Jean Georges Perrin, GreenIvory, France.
  • Michael Segel, MSCC, United States.
  • Kernoal Stephens, AutoZone, United States.
  • Kate Tomchik, The Home Depot, United States.
  • Bruce Weed, IBM, United States.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Membership". 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  2. ^ "Five founders". 1995. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  3. ^ "IIUG Founder: Carlton Doe". 1995. Retrieved 2007-06-05. [dead link]
  4. ^ "IIUG Founder: Lester Knutsen". 1995. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  5. ^ "IIUG Founder: Malcolm Weallans". 1995. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  6. ^ "IIUG INC". GuideStar. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "IIUG Conference - Recap". 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2009-05-05. 
  8. ^ "IIUG Conference". 2014-04-27. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  9. ^ "IIUG Board of Directors 2015". 2014-07-02. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  10. ^ "IIUG Board in 2013". 2014-03-13. Retrieved 2014-03-13. 
  11. ^ "IIUG Board in 2009". 2009-01-01. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  12. ^ "IIUG Board in 2008". 2008-05-01. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  13. ^ "IIUG Board in 2007". 2007-01-01. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 

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