The third and final general session of IBM InterConnect 2015 ended an hour ago, giving attendees a lot to think about. While the first two general sessions focused on new ways to think and work, this one was looking out to the next 20 years. IBM’s Marie Wieck summed up the three main themes of […]
The second general session of IBM InterConnect took place at the end of the day on Tuesday, and opened with the announcement of several new product offerings. The first was Trusteer Apex, an advanced malware protection tool that offers protection against new, previously unknown threats. Denny McLean of @mercyhealth: Within first week of use, IBM's […]
IBM InterConnect 2015 officially got underway this morning with the opening general session at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Hosted by IBM Senior Vice President Robert LeBlanc, the 90-minute session featured interviews with executives from some of the world’s best-known organizations–including Citigroup, the Mayo Clinic, Airbus, and MD Anderson–who are relying on IBM to […]
Rocketeers don’t just contribute here on the Rocket blog–they’re also busy writing on other sites as well. In case you missed them, here are a few mainframe-related pieces that our team has penned recently (Bryan Smith has been especially busy). Have a read and let us know your thoughts on any (or all) of these […]
Whoa! This is what it must feel like if you’re launched into space as an astronaut! I am writing this at Rocket.Build 2014, feeling like I am traveling at 17,500 mph right now! Rocket.Build is Rocket’s yearly hackathon, where 70 engineers get 36 hours to build and present the idea they have submitted. Today was […]
The NEzCC fall 2014 meeting was held on November 12th at the Publick House in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. True to its legacy as a historic inn, the Publick House was a welcoming setting that provided a scenic backdrop of autumn in New England. But the true value of these customer council meetings is in hearing what’s […]
“Twenty years ago, IBM introduced OpenEdition MVS, their first foray into “opening” the mainframe to a new community of developers. This release included the Shell and Utilities priced feature. Production cost varied with the size of the mainframe. If you consider that only a handful of people might actually use this code when originally shipped, […]
That costs how much?! That initial sticker shock that sends shivers down the spine. But occasionally you come across something that seems like a great deal like a new phone upgrade with that “introductory price” or a great deal on a new car with promises of glory and top dollar for your trade-in.