• November 14, 2018

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IBM i (AS/400)

Integrating PowerVC in an IBM i Shop

The speed of business has never been faster. Product release cycles have shrunk to timelines inconceivable in the past. Some fashion retailers are now releasing new product every two weeks, a cycle that historically only happened 4-8 times a year, and certain retailers even have product available immediately after it is displayed on the runway. […]

Application Modernization

Ensuring successful application modernization

Over the past few years, I have spoken with hundreds of mainframe users about their modernization objectives and experiences. They all have significant investments in the existing applications that run the core functions of their business. Those applications have evolved over many years and comprise a vast amount of domain knowledge about their business. However, […]

IBM i (AS/400)

Building Bridges from AS/400 to modern platforms | FAQ

VP of Solution Sales, Dan Magid, and Senior Sales Engineer, Charles Jones, recently hosted the “Building Bridges: AS/400 to modern platforms” webinar in partnership with IBM Systems Magazine. A recording of the session is available here if you’d like to view it again or share with colleagues. The webinar focused on how organizations can “build bridges” […]

IBM i (AS/400)

Ban default passwords with system value settings in IBM i 7.2

When you create a new user profile, the historical tendency is to use the IBM-supplied default value for the User’s new password. The password value is shown on the command prompt as *USRPRF. (Figure 1) When the value *USRPRF is used to specify the password, the user’s password will be set to match the name […]

Events

FinTech, Mainframes and Open Source: The Perfect Trio

It’s not an exaggeration to say that everyone who works in the financial sector interacts with a mainframe at some point during their day. That may be surprising to most people, but the reality is that banking is dominated by large, powerful computers that can provide unprecedented security while making billions of calculations a day. […]

IBM i (AS/400)

Building Bridges: from AS/400 to modern platforms

Dear CTOs, CIOs, users, and application leaders of all kinds, Which of your 10 “number one” priorities did you accomplish today? One? Maybe two? Is it none? To many development leaders, it can feel like job responsibilities are in constant conflict. We’ve been hearing it from our customers for years. In general, many leaders struggle […]

Application Modernization

Application Modernization

Ensuring successful application modernization

Over the past few years, I have spoken with hundreds of mainframe users about their modernization objectives and experiences. They all have significant investments in the existing applications that run the core functions of their business. Those applications have evolved over many years and comprise a vast amount of domain knowledge about their business. However, […]

Rocket.Build

Events

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 […]