Computer Weekly is sponsoring the UK CMG's annual conference from 9-12 May in York.
Speakers include representatives from Asda, discussing offshore development management; the Inland Revenue, explaining workforce forecasting, and the Bank of Scotland, looking at how statistical analysis can estimate Internet traffic.
At the conference, former Tesco chief technology officer John Pelling, will discuss the area of virtual discs and how this can be applied to e-business applications.
Computer Weekly's editor, Karl Schneider, will chair a debate on whether e-commerce is the mainframe's saviour. Computer Weekly is also hosting a session with Geoff Petherick on fair dealing for software and services contracts.
Tutorial sessions will cover subjects like storage area networks and managing distributed systems. Details can be found at www.ukcmg.org.uk.