• August 19, 2019

Application Modernization

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What’s In a Name?

Istanbul was Constantinople Now it’s Istanbul, not Constantinople Been a long time gone, Oh Constantinople Now it’s Turkish delight on a moonlit night Istanbul, as sung by The Four Lads For fans of pop culture, it’s hard to miss the ubiquitous Victoria Beckham. She seems to be everywhere, from magazine covers to television programs to […]

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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 […]

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Keep a Fully Stocked IBM i Modernization Toolbox

In my job as the Vice President of all things IBM i at Rocket Software, I get to speak with IBM i users all over the world. The people I talk to are adding web and mobile interfaces to their IBM i applications, creating web service layers, restructuring their databases and modernizing their RPG code. […]

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Yes! Someone disrupted my industry!

Innovation is hard. Disruptive innovation is even harder. So let’s face it, the company that is going to disrupt your entire industry will probably not be your own. But is that disruption really a threat or should it be considered an opportunity instead?   Hello data driven disruption! Traditional examples of innovative disruption talk about new physical […]

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IBM i Trends in Modernization for 2017

2016 was a blur of airports and hotels for me as I flew almost 200,000 miles in order to visit with hundreds of IBM i professionals all over the world. One of the hottest trends for IBM i shops is exposing existing IBM i application functions as web services. Many companies I have spoken with […]

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Get more out of your IBM i technology investment

I’ve always had a soft spot for IBM i (or AS/400 as we knew it back in the 1980s). I’ve spent 30 years in the IT industry, in roles ranging from entry-level specialist to my current position as CIO here at Rocket Software. In that time, I’ve supported and administered a lot of different platforms—some […]

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Attending IBM InterConnect 2016? See how you can connect with the Rocket team!

Join us for breakfast or lunch! Have a bite on us as you take part in a lively roundtable discussion with our experts on topics including mobile, cloud, and backup. Don’t miss these opportunities to hear how your colleagues are solving everyday IT issues with technology. Space is limited—reserve your spot today! Exploring APIs for […]

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BYOR: Bring Your Own Reality?

Most companies have now embraced the “consumerization of IT” trend to improve employee productivity. As part of this consumerization, BYOD encourages employees to bring personally owned mobile devices to their workplace, and to use those devices to access privileged company information and applications. This year, consumers can get their hands on a number of virtual and […]

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Rocket Mobile is a platform, not a product…

Rocket Mobile is provides a comprehensive platform for building, deploying and managing enterprise mobile applications. But it’s not just a product – it’s actually a platform that lets developers do this no matter what technology they’re using.

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Customers, Community, Containers?

This may sound like a game of ‘spot the odd one out’ to you but the combination of those three words actually does make a lot of sense for the coming week. No, we are not going to put our customers into containers 🙂 Instead, we’re inviting our customers to join us as we gather in Boston […]