• February 15, 2019

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Events

Day 2: 5 things that blew my mind from the floor of IBM Think

Welcome to day two! Read all about my first day here. Last night was wild; hundreds of people came through the booth when it opened at 5:00pm. Cue chaos. People were grabbing heart-shaped sunglasses by the handful, taking heart-shaped pens by the dozen; people were literally asking me for my shirt (which to be fair, […]

Events

Day one! IBM Think 2019.

I’ve never been to an IBM event before. I’ve been with Rocket for just over two years now, and though I know IBM is our most important partner, I’ve never been immersed in that partnership like I am here at Think. This year, the four-day event happens to be taking place over the 14th of […]

Community Modernization Rocket.Build

“Best of Luck to Rocket.Builders” from a 2017 Rocket.Build Champion

  It’s that most wonderful time of year; ‘tis the season… of Rocket.Build. Rocket.Build is an annual competition between teams of Rocketeers from all over the world hosted in Boston, MA. It’s 5 days of intense collaboration that ends with dozens of QA-ready projects, and proud (if not exhausted) developers. For many Rocketeers, this will […]

Community

Rocket Gives Back to the Community – Community Day 2017

I have been looking forward to Rocket Community Day all year long. Since joining Rocket 11 months ago, I’ve heard many things about this favorite annual volunteer event; stories of coworkers crawling into soup kitchen ovens, others who worked out retired greyhounds, or decorated children’s hospital floors, and some who cried through 5 hours of […]

Digital Transformation Modernization

Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

Many organizations are investing in digital transformation. They want the kind of business-changing advantages that industry leaders (such as Ford Motor Company) and sharing economy companies (such as Uber) have achieved by leveraging back-end data to create compelling consumer-facing digital experiences. But some are paying a high price for transformation efforts that may not be […]

Education Events

Live from SHARE 2017: Why I Chose to Launch my Career at Rocket Software

Rocket might not make any product you’ve ever heard of. They don’t have their name on any stadiums, or on the hoods of racecars and there definitely aren’t any “Rocket Music Festivals” (though that would be freaking awesome). Even so, millions of people all over the world are touched by Rocket technology every day—including me […]

Application Modernization Customers

Rocket Helps TW Metals Boost Transaction Processing and Employee Productivity

TW Metals’ specialty metals can be found in a wide range of places: machine shops, race cars, track manufacturers, retail and—oh yeah—outer space. Powering their business is a proprietary inventory management system that runs on the IBM i (AS/400) platform. Used daily by more than 600 employees, the system is central to managing thousands of […]

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Customers Devops

Rocket Helps Scotiabank International Bring Structure and Repeatability to Its Change Processes

It’s not often you hear the words “banks” and “changing” and think positive thoughts. There’s a certain level of anxiety that comes with changes in the financial sector—even small changes to regulations or procedure can be felt by private consumers. However, the words “banks” and “evolving” feel a lot better. Scotiabank International, based in Halifax, […]

Customers Mainframe

Rocket Helps Wolverine Packaging Maintain Smooth Operations During Outages

Efficiency and safety are two of Wolverine Packaging’s highest priorities on every level of their business. Since its founding in the 1930’s, the family-owned Wolverine Packaging has grown into one of the largest US distributors of meat products to wholesale, retail, and food service industries. The dedication to quality that began over 75 years ago […]

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Customers Development Devops

Rocket Helps Fidelity Investments Speed and Control Change Management

Fidelity Investments attributes much of its success to a simple philosophy: developing and using the latest, most sophisticated technology at every level enables them to exceed business objectives and customer expectations. It’s a philosophy we at Rocket share, and one we see contributes to many of our customer’s achievements. In their pursuit of innovation, Fidelity […]