• May 18, 2022

Why Step One in Any Automation Project is Defining Economic Value: 7 Key Considerations

IT leaders are continuing to invest in automation—specifically, robotic process automation (RPA)—in 2022. According to Gartner, this year 85% of their customers are going to increase or maintain the level of investment in automation technologies and capabilities. This is great news if automation is a top priority for your organization; as interest in automation continues, […]

Remote Work Has Exposed Inefficiencies: What Do You Do About Them?

At this point, likely every organization has realized that remote work requires new processes and strategies to accomplish the tasks teams were once doing in person. With these new processes in place, many are also starting to see the places where human interactions were papering over inefficiencies. For instance, approvals that could once be requested […]

How to Keep Up with the EDI Renaissance

As global supply chain disruptions continue to threaten businesses across industries, enterprises are eager to streamline processes and increase productivity wherever possible. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) plays an essential role in meeting these goals and keeping goods moving from creation to delivery. Decades ago, EDI replaced paper processes with electronic communications for B2B collaboration. With […]

Busy? Hire a Robot(ic Process Automation Tool)

You may not have heard, but Rocket recently acquired ConnectIQ. As our CEO Andy Youniss noted in his letter earlier this month, ConnectIQ is “a robotic process automation (RPA) tool for mainframe environments, and helps companies create new efficiencies by automating the most often repeated, most labor-intensive functions.”  This acquisition is actually an extremely timely […]

Rocket.Build 2020: Challenging Expectations

There never seems to be enough time in the day to do something extra. The days are filled with meetings and making sure solutions are provided to our customers when they need it. Rocket.Build is the one time of the year when Rocketeers can think beyond their daily work and develop solutions we feel can […]

Built-In DevOps Tools for IBM i

Many organizations are resigned to the belief that there’s no way to integrate their IBM i environment with the DevOps tools they use on their Windows, Linux, and Unix platforms. But these organizations are working from an outdated playbook. Today, IT and R&D teams can run the latest open source tools like Git and Jenkins […]

The complexities of z/OSMF security set up for Zowe

IBM z/OS management facility (z/OSMF) provides system management functions in a task-oriented, web browser-based user interface with integrated user assistance. This allows you to manage the day-to-day operations and administration of your mainframe z/OS systems more easily. By streamlining some traditional tasks and automating others, z/OSMF can help to simplify areas of z/OS system management. […]

Legendary Help: Supporting retailers with efficient and secure payment systems

Keeping businesses running is a team effort. There’s the staff, the maintenance, and behind the scenes, there’s the point of sales software. For every purchase, the POS software and software provider are there to ensure that the transaction is efficient, and that the customer is satisfied and remains loyal to the business. Like any software, […]

IT Priorities During the Pandemic

The worldwide calamity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly all sectors of business, forcing them to change. In most cases, they have been forced to reconsider their 2020 business plans altogether. For most of you reading this, any projects slated for this year that were eating up sizable portions of your budget were […]

IT jungle: Rocket schemes DevOps serenity with Aldon ALM Hub

“Many organizations–even IBM i shops–are adopting agile development methods. While this approach has advantages, it creates friction with the operations folks tasked with getting changes into production. Last month, Rocket Software‘s Aldon division started rolling out its new ALM Hub functionality to help the two sides collaborate more effectively while still respecting separation-of-duty requirements….” Read […]