• August 12, 2020

Are you ready for the “New Normal?”

COVID-19 has been a sobering reminder of how unprepared we all were, despite the warnings. This has flowed down to the boardroom where executives and leaders have had to deal with unprecedented economic conditions.  For them, traditional crisis response approaches will not be good enough to ensure sustainability, or in many cases, the organization’s survival. […]

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, […]

What happens when remote work becomes permanent?

As someone responsible for IT security, March 15 brought about a huge change in my department. With the pandemic closing offices and forcing people to stay home, I suddenly had to think about what it means to implement IT security for thousands of remote workers, instead of a handful of office spaces. And as uncertainty […]

Be Legendary: Sutter Health

We work hard every day at Rocket to live up to our core values of empathy, humanity, trust, and love. When we see those values reflected in other companies from industries as diverse as financial services, healthcare, government, retail, and manufacturing, we want to celebrate them! Whether it’s through their work with nonprofits, an offering […]

Legendary Help: Powering the human side of human resources

Supporting our customers has been our goal throughout this pandemic and beyond. With businesses having to close their doors, many of our long-time clients have felt uncertain and uneasy about how they will continue operating, and if they can survive. Even as the global economy begins to reopen, these fears may not pass. Easing clients […]

Legendary Help: Powering global supply chains during a time of crisis

Global supply chains were one of the first industries impacted by the pandemic, and they continue to be one of the hardest hit industries. Non-essential manufacturing has slowed down as essential services become prioritized. International borders were also quickly closed as the virus spread, and even though shipping and receiving has been able to continue […]

Mainframes, Freight Trains and Education Pains

By David Robertson, guest blogger When I was in college, I had an instructor that, for all intents and purposes, was viewed as a relic. He was a throwback from a time where there wasn’t a computer that wasn’t made by Honeywell, IBM, or Amdahl. He regularly spoke of a time when IBM was ITR […]

CELEBRATING OUR IBM CHAMPIONS: SAGHI AMIRSOLEYMANI

This year, a record-breaking number of Rocket employees were named as 2020 IBM Champions—13 to be exact. To celebrate our ongoing partnership with IBM, and our dedication to innovation, legacy technologies and legendary results, we want to highlight them.  Over the next weeks, we will count down to IBM THINK with each of the 2020 […]

Changing Priorities: IT During a Crisis

It’s hard to imagine a more unexpected and abrupt disruption to global society than we have now. One of the curious features of the COVID-19 crisis is the way so much of life continues, unnervingly, while so much has fully stopped. For IT, it means critical systems remain critical—possibly more so—while teams are separated, loads […]

Legendary Help: Powering the healthcare industry during a global crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing healthcare systems around the globe. The surge of patients who need acute care is putting a massive strain on the capacities of hospitals and emergency rooms. Supplies for much-needed equipment, whether it be personal protective equipment for hospital personnel or ventilators for patients, are being delayed. Manufacturers of these products […]