• January 28, 2022

Rocket’s Commitment to DEI Now and in the Future

In 2020, we saw a surge in companies strengthening their messaging and actions around diversity, equity and inclusion amidst the movement for racial justice. For some organizations, this seemed to trail off as protests slowed and news cycles changed. But at Rocket, we are standing firm-footed in this moment to reaffirm our commitment to DEI now and […]

Modern Assembler Programming for z/OS

When I started at Rocket in 2003, I was migrating from a 20-year career as an MVS Systems Programmer who dabbled in writing assembler tools to a fully-fledged software engineer. At the time, the style of assembler that I used and the tools at my disposal were based on what had been in existence for […]

Beware of the expert

“When you’ve reached mastery in one art, you display it in every action. You control time.” – Yamamoto, “Pronate,” Racing Club EP (2000) I’ve been learning about Business Intelligence recently. I’m not an expert, but at some point in the future, I will list it on my LinkedIn profile, and people will begin to endorse […]

What is Innovation Leadership?

Innovation isn’t everything. That wasn’t a typo – “isn’t” Don’t get me wrong, innovation is a key ingredient at Rocket, it’s just that ‘solving customer problems’ is really what it is all about. The trick is making sure customer problems are visible to everyone and then empowering the team to solve them. Several weeks ago, […]