• July 23, 2018
Cloud Technology

The outlook for enterprise engineering data: cloudy?

Engineering enterprises are producing ever more complex products in shorter time cycles. The inevitable consequence of this is the creation of substantially more data. Many of the enterprises Rocket work with are transferring terabytes of highly confidential design data every month. The typical model is the OEM passes requirements, which are often in the form […]

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Joe Parker and the Rocket Killer Penguins

With piles of snow on the ground and temperatures hovering around freezing, it still feels very much like winter at Rocket’s headquarters in Waltham, MA. But this is the time of year when our trivia team–The Killer Penguins–thrives; just ask anyone at Regina’s Pizzeria in nearby Brighton. Comprised predominantly of members from the Rocket softball […]

Leap Second HADR TechTuesday

Are you ready for the “Leap Second?”

Did you know that a “leap second” will be added to our clocks at midnight on June 30th 2015? What is that all about? The rotation of the earth around its axis is slowing as time goes by, thus the length of the day is increasing. This is due to mostly to the gravitational effects […]

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Will we see you at COMMON 2015?

The COMMON Annual Meeting and Exhibition is traveling to California this year – April 26 – 29 at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. The largest Power Systems-related event in the world, the COMMON Annual Meeting and Exhibition is the premier forum for continuing education, networking, and the introduction of the latest and greatest solutions […]

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Rocket at 25: Build it with Rocket

In 2015 Rocket celebrates its 25th birthday, and I am celebrating my first year with Rocket. This is a good occasion to look back on an eventful and exciting time for me. When Rocket acquired my employer, Trubiquity, last March, we were all very excited but not too sure what the future would bring – […]

Rocket Software HADR TechTuesday

iCluster 7.1 TR2 Interim Fix 3 is GA

Interim Fix pack 3 has now been released and is generally available for Rocket iCluster 7.1 TR2. The package can be found at https://support.rocketsoftware.com/rsp-portal/downloads/categoryDetail?category=Rocket+iCluster under RIC-4810 Rocket iCluster 7.1 TR2 and can be applied quickly to your iCluster installation through an FTP file transfer of  a save file to each node, ending replication, restoring all […]

Community Technology

Why I didn’t celebrate International Women’s Day

I’m running a little bit behind this month. I was planning to post something around March 8th, which is International Women’s Day, but something held me back. Maybe it was a memory of the trite red carnation or the “women on the tractors” slogan from my childhood in Poland, which made me question the validity […]

Analytics Events Mainframe

Live from the 2015 IMS Technical Symposium: Real-time decision management with transactional analytics

The technology you need to achieve your goals in analytics exists today. Real-time analytics is no longer just a good idea, it is mandatory to be competitive in your business. Business analytics was discussed throughout the IMS Symposium in Wiesbaden, Germany. The most critical decisions are made through both real-time transactional and data analytics. At […]

#ThrowbackThursday Rocket at 25

Rocket at 25: The value of being contrarian

When I look back at Rocket’s growth over the last 25 years, I am amazed by the number of “fork in the road” moments that allowed us to grow and succeed. Of course, we make decisions every day – both large and small – but a handful of the critical decisions that we have made […]

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Arcadia Housing Group emerges from a sea of spreadsheets to implement Rocket Software’s budgeting and planning solution

Arcadia Housing brings together a group of companies dedicated to providing housing solutions for people living in the South and West of England. The Group’s companies own and manage over 11,000 homes across 38 local authority areas from Hereford to Portsmouth, and from Minehead to Marlborough, making the organization a prominent provider of affordable homes […]