• December 3, 2021

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Devops

Are You Exposed to Security Vulnerabilities with Your Use of Open-Source Ports on z/OS?

Over the past couple of years, increased Zowe adoption and the push to integrate the mainframe into platform-neutral DevOps pipelines have resulted in greater use of Unix System Services (USS). With increased use of USS has come widespread acceptance of Rocket’s z/OS ports of common open-source languages and tools that are not bundled with USS […]

Data

Payment Card Security Is Key During the Holiday Shopping Season

The holiday season is officially here, and for many that means more spending, whether it’s on gifts, food or special events. This increased volume of transactions also makes it the peak time of year for credit card fraud, according to FICO’s VP of fraud and financial crimes. To combat this, payment processors need to take […]

Community

4 Reasons the Rocket Team Is Grateful This Year

The holiday season is officially here, and across the globe, the Rocket team is excited to celebrate with our friends, family and fellow Rocketeers. Our core values of empathy, humanity, trust and love shine even brighter during this season of giving and we are reminded of everything we have to be thankful for here at […]

RIDE

What Women in Tech Should Look for in Their Employers

A new survey reports that nearly half of all women say the pandemic negatively impacted their career. From factors like taking on the weight of childcare, to being over-represented in service industries that were highly disrupted, women have been pushed out of the workforce at greater rates than men. Fortunately, the majority of women who […]

Digital Transformation

Why Modernization Must Start with Your Employee Workflows

To stay competitive, today’s business operations must run like a well-oiled machine – as the saying goes, time is money. Efficiency impacts revenue, customer service, brand reputation, the list goes on and on. Of course, at Rocket, we believe in the power of cutting-edge technology to keep operations running smoothly for enhanced outcomes. We also […]

Community

Acquisitions Fail for This Main Reason, Here’s How HR Can Help

When two companies come together, there are seemingly endless details that must be considered to integrate the activities of the organizations. Merger and acquisition (M&A) negotiations take careful planning and input from every level and department within each organization. At Rocket, we’ve been busy welcoming the ASG team into our Rocket family, and we’ve been […]

Application Modernization

Application Modernization

Three Things Companies Can Do to Attract the Next Generation of Mainframe Professionals

For years, businesses that use mainframe technology have been seeing their seasoned professionals retire. Now, companies are struggling to find new talent to fill this skills vacuum, and when they do, it is difficult to properly train them without those established experts to offer guidance. One of the challenges is the market focus on newer coding languages, meaning young people interested in IT careers have a misconception […]

Rocket.Build

Rocket.Build

Rocket.Build 2020: Highlighting our Finalists Part 2

With 51 fantastic finalists, it was clearly hard to narrow down our top projects this year. Overall, we had 450 Rocketeers from 14 countries build projects that represented 50% of all functions at Rocket. And in an effort to showcase our global participants, we’re highlighting a few more top projects from Rocket.Build.  Zowe Plugin for […]