• May 18, 2022

Development

Development

Reinforcing Rocket’s Commitment to Open Source on the Mainframe with Updated Rocket® Open AppDev for Z

This week, Rocket unveiled an updated Rocket® Open AppDev for Z solution, which breaks down existing siloes to unify DevOps for all platforms, including the mainframe, in a single pipeline. Open source is the future of software development and production, and with this update, customers are better able to access that future. The enhanced offering […]

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Five Signs Your Enterprise Needs a Modern DevOps Solution, and What to Look for in One

Customers and employees today are demanding increasingly higher quality digital user experiences. This means modern DevOps teams need to deploy applications efficiently and securely. Most enterprises have a process in place for their IBM i application development, but as their organizational needs become more complex, so do the DevOps processes they require. For instance, web and mobile […]

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One Year of Supporting Customers with the Rocket Forum

We blinked, and 200,000 page views later, the Rocket Forum is one year old! In an industry that is feeling the strain of an aging workforce, this completely free resource is helping members navigate the challenges of modernizing their IBM i, IBM Z and MultiValue environments, and get more value from their Rocket solutions. It […]

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Rethinking the role of the IBM Z during the COVID-19 quarantine

The COVID-19 quarantine is changing a lot of our lives, including working from home 100% of the time. This makes it a great time to revisit how your business is using its IBM Z. There are some terrific capabilities that can dramatically improve your business’ responsiveness to problems. These include reacting to spikes in business […]

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Golf and KPIs—And what true success drivers look like

Key Performance Indicators (or KPIs); every company has them. Executives love them, employees may hate them, but we all need meaningful measures of how well we’re doing. The trick is to find KPIs that are true success drivers. One place you’ll find them is…golf! A 1987 study by Dr. Lucius Riccio of Columbia University looked […]

Rocket Bangalore Development

Welcome to Rocket India

I recently joined Rocket Software as Global VP/General Manager of our India operations, and this week is an important one for the company as we begin to expand in both Pune and Bengaluru. Not only are we officially opening our offices here, but three of our executives – CEO Any Youniss, CPO Anjali Arora, and […]

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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. […]

Rocket.Build Lab Development

Rocket.Build 2017: Welcome to the Global Village

Rocket has been around for nearly 30 years, and if you know about our history you probably know that the company started out in CEO Andy Youniss’s spare bedroom outside of Boston. In fact, Boston remained the center of the Rocket universe for a very long time: it wasn’t until 2003 that we opened our […]

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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 […]

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Goodbye suggestion box, hello hackathon!

As you might know, Rocket organizes a company wide hackathon every December at our global headquarters in Boston. What you might not know is that many of the Rocket offices also do a local version of that hackathon (Rocket.Build/local) every year. We just had the second Rocket.Build/Local in Dordrecht and one of the things I […]