• July 9, 2020

Legendary Help: Powering the secure movement of funds for businesses

Digital transformation has become a buzzword in organizations. With more people relying on technology for everyday tasks, businesses know that they need to keep up. Many look towards digital transformation strategies for increased efficiency and customer satisfaction. In the financial industry, more advanced applications and tools are enabling real-time financial notifications, streamlined payments, and more. […]

Legendary Help: Delivering a home-away-from-home experience every single time

Although the restaurant industry may be experiencing a shift due to COVID-19, that doesn’t mean that they’ve stopped thinking about how to optimize business. With many restaurants closed or facing changes to how they operate, this makes it an ideal time to reconsider their systems. The world is changing and we may never go back […]

Legendary Help: Adapting the Customer Experience Amid the Pandemic

The global economy is beginning to restart slowly, with businesses opening and individuals returning to work. For many people, they may think that this means life will return to “business as usual.” Unfortunately, for many industries that were forced to close during the first wave of the pandemic—such as retail, restaurants and hotels—business as usual […]

The Silent Stars of Pandemic IT

Maintaining a functioning IT environment during a pandemic is no small task. Doing it remotely—while working from home with myriad distractions, dogs, kids and some challenging toilet paper procurement issues—is heroic. It’s something that has become increasingly common during the pandemic.  To get through the pandemic, most companies, schools, hospitals and, indeed, families, are even […]

Productive on Power Part One: User Experience Modernization

Introduction There are companies willing to invest millions of dollars and take enormous business risk to move their legacy applications and data to new platforms. Yet most don’t take the time, or invest the minimal effort needed, to examine the existing options for delivering the latest user experiences on IBM i. If they did, they […]

IBMi Modernization Application Modernization

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 […]

Application Modernization

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 […]

Rocket Software IBM i AS/400 Solutions

Your IBM i system: your best bet for the future

Twice in the past couple months, I’ve met with IBM i users whose companies had just abandoned attempts to replace their IBM i platforms. Executive management wanted new, modern looking applications and had dismissed the IBM i as “old” technology. At both companies, the executives dramatically underestimated the business domain knowledge that had been built […]

JDE Green Screen Workshop

From green to clean: how to prepare for the modernization of customized JDE green-screen applications

One of the biggest challenges in the technology world is keeping existing software relevant. No organization wants to go through a major replacement every few years just to keep up with the times, but at the same time legacy systems need to be as easy to use as the latest and greatest software. Making this […]

Rocket Mobile Architecture Application Modernization

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.