• September 24, 2018

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IBM i (AS/400)

Failure to Modernize: The Real Cost

By Jim Buck, imPower Technologies In the IBM i world, we tend to talk about modernization in terms of the benefits to the customer. We talk about how unlocking hidden data with APIs allows you to integrate that data for better customer-facing apps and marketing analytics, how upgrading your enterprise applications from green-screen-based UIs to […]

IBM i (AS/400)

Why Skills Training Matters for Young Programmers

There is no doubt that millennials have brought great energy and technological advances to the world of business over the last several years. Their contributions have helped lead the rapid transformation of many companies. However, there are times that millennials bypass tried-and-true techniques in favor of their own creative solutions and miss out on foundational […]


Open Sesame!

It’s not exactly news to anyone that Rocket loves the IBM mainframe. Same goes for me. I started my career working on mainframe computers, and for nearly three decades I’ve run Rocket with the goal of solving hard, technical problems for IBM mainframe customers. I’ve seen a lot of changes over the years, but in […]

IBM i (AS/400)

Continuing Education: How Mid-Career IBM i Professionals Can Stay Ahead of the Curve

Perhaps the biggest difference between IBM i and most other platforms is the emphasis on continuity. Unlike, say, the Microsoft operating system, a brand-new IBM Power System can run software that was written more than 30 years ago with little or no changes. In some ways, that’s the platform’s competitive advantage. It means that companies […]


The Mainframe is Now Open

Today is a big day. Not just for Rocket, but for everyone in the global mainframe community. A few hours ago we announced the launch of Zowe (pronounced ZOH-ee), the first-ever open community for z/OS. This is a joint effort between three major players in the mainframe space – IBM, CA and Rocket – as […]


Terminal emulator licensing doesn’t have to hurt

Licensing used to be a pretty simple thing: companies would pay for a certain number of seats and then install the software. This worked pretty well for many decades. And then the cloud happened – and all the rules changed. After all, without software hosted on-site there’s no simple buy it/install it model anymore. So […]

Application Modernization

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Celebrate Your Independence From from Green-Screen Interfaces and Complex Workflows

Did you know that you can quickly and easily modernize your business without ever touching the back-end code? This Independence Day, learn how to overcome complicated workflows and combat high training costs by making your heritage systems easier to use for all. For a limited time only, we’re offering a free Modernization Score reading to […]



Under Construction // Rocket.Build 2018

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.” – Jim Rohn “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle It’s day three of Rocket.Build 2018, and many of the questions that we had before our global innovation event in Waltham, Massachusetts, are beginning to get answered. There are 44 projects currently in […]