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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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Happy Birthday, Git for z/OS!

It’s been just over a year since the release of our Git for z/OS ported open source tool. At the time of its debut, customers and mainframers were already excited following the addition of other modern tools and languages to the mainframe—languages like Python, JavaScript, and PHP. Rocket has always been invested in open source […]

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TW Metals Case Study

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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Live from IBM World of Watson: don’t be afraid of the AI boogeyman

I’ve been lucky enough to sit in on a number of interesting conversations and presentations this week at World of Watson that deal with the underpinnings of cognitive technology–most notable, artificial intelligence (AI for short). And interestingly, something that came up in each of those conversations was the usual Hollywood portrayal of AI as the […]

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Live from IBM World of Watson: could a cognitive system have written this for me?

A lot of the talk this week focuses on how AI and cognitive systems can help extend our abilities in healthcare, or factories, or public infrastructure. But these systems also have potential applications for non-physical pursuits. For example, marketing. In a session I attended yesterday, the speaker noted that marketers only have access to 20% […]

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IBM World of Watson Rocket Software

It’s Time to Get WoWed!

The Rocket team just landed in Las Vegas, and looking forward to spending the next five days here for World of Watson, the premier global IBM event focused on cognitive computing. More than 60 Rocketeers are here discussing how our solutions support IBM’s cognitive business by building and optimizing the core infrastructure that supports cognitive, […]

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