• July 20, 2019

Application Modernization

Application Modernization

Now available: open-source drivers for IBM Db2 Connect

The marriage of mainframe applications and open source software continues to deliver innovative solutions for Enterprise customers. Companies are always looking for ways to take advantage of the unmatched reliability of these systems as well as continue to leverage their legacy investments. Many global banking and financial services organizations as well as major airlines and […]

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Webinar: Taking the risk out of application modernization with integrated DevOps

On February 27th, Rocket VP of Solutions Sales, Dan Magid, alongside Senior Sales Engineer, Charles Jones, hosted a webinar about the risks of application modernization, and how to minimize them with integrated DevOps. Dan and Charles described how modernization with integrated DevOps has resulted in huge successes for our customers, and we wanted to review […]

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Webinar: Top 5 Ways to Ensure Modernization Success for Host-Based Applications | Q&A

In our recent webinar, “Top 5 Ways to Ensure Modernization Success for Host-Based Applications,” Sales Specialist Robin Barley-Wagner, and Director of Sales Engineering Robert Young, discussed considerations for successful modernization projects. A recording of the session is available here if you’d like to view it again or share with colleagues. There are no hard-and-fast rules about what […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Old Iron, New Tricks: Webinar Survey Results and Question Responses

We recently hosted a webinar entitled “Old Iron, New Tricks” featuring Jason Bloomberg, president of Intellyx. A recording of the session is available here if you want to view it again or share with colleagues. Before the webinar, we posed a series of questions and we want to share the results with you. Below is a […]

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Change a Core Application without Breaking its APIs

Every programming student begins their education with the fundamentals of code logic. “Have the conditions been met? If yes, execute the action. If no, do nothing.” The open source video game-building application, Stencyl, teaches conditional logic in the form of visual, puzzle-piece-like blocks of code that the user drags onto the workspace in specific ways. […]

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Imagine This: PSD2 Compliance, Only it Doesn’t Hurt

There’s no denying it; complying with PSD2 (known as the revised Payment Services Directive) is going to be a pain for a lot of banks and financial organizations. The new European rule is opening the door to a wave of third-party services that can give consumers more authority over their financial data and facilitate merchant […]

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Joining the API Economy on IBM i

The API economy is creating new and exciting business opportunities for enterprises. According to a recent survey by Coleman Parkes Research, 88% of all enterprises employ APIs, and 54% of API users helps differentiate their businesses from competitors. Results like these state a compelling case for the use of APIs, but in our own survey […]

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Moving from Client to Client-less

Over the past several months, I have been speaking with and visiting a wide variety of our customers. Many have been customers since the Seagull GUI/400 product days. Some are still using GUI/400, JWalk/Winja and LegaSuite GUI as a strategic part of their applications. These products are highly reliable and provide great functionality and developer […]