April 15, 2020
- LEAD ARTICLE: COVID-19 and Working from Home
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Artificial Intelligence Isn't Scary, Part 2
- FEATURED ARTICLE: 10 Practical IBM i Security Tips for Surviving Covid-19 and Working From Home
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
- WHITE PAPER: What to Do When Your AS/400 Talent Retires
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: Think Digital Event Experience, The best of IBM, wherever you are May 5–7, 2020
Ruminations from a work-from-home veteran.
By Steve Pitcher
Editor’s note: Our country first went into lockdown in March. Now winter approaches, and the changes we thought would be temporary remain. We’re running this article again because the points made in it are still relevant.
This is it. The new normal.
We’ve all heard that statement over and over for the last few weeks, but what does it really mean? Regular updates from politicians and health department personnel. Constant news media coverage. Minimal movement away from your residence. Social/physical distancing. Working from home.
Artificial Intelligence applications in business are becoming increasingly common. Part 1 of this article explored a possible structure for such projects and a few potential benefits. Part 2 discusses some successes, pitfalls, and other implications involved with projects of this kind.
By John Ghrist
Artificial Intelligence (AI), despite the cautionary tales presented in popular culture, is neither fanciful nor a technology of mere convenience. AI can provide real benefits to businesses seeking to automate operations once handled solely by humans that today can profitably be performed by computers.
Business users want new applications now. Market and regulatory pressures require faster application updates and delivery into production. Your IBM i developers may be approaching retirement, and you see no sure way to fill their positions with experienced developers. In addition, you may be caught between maintaining your existing applications and the uncertainty of moving to something new.
In this white paper, you’ll learn how to think of these issues as opportunities rather than problems. We’ll explore motivations to migrate or modernize, their risks and considerations you should be aware of before embarking on a (migration or modernization) project.
Lastly, we’ll discuss how modernizing IBM i applications with optimized business workflows, integration with other technologies and new mobile and web user interfaces will enable IT – and the business – to experience time added value and much more.
More than ever, there is a demand for IT to deliver innovation.
Your IBM i has been an essential part of your business operations for years. However, your organization may struggle to maintain the current system and implement new projects.
The thousands of customers we've worked with and surveyed state that expectations regarding the digital footprint and vision of the companyare not aligned with the current IT environment.
Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application.
Part 1 will teach you what Node.js is, why it's a great option for IBM i shops, and how to take advantage of the ecosystem surrounding Node.
In addition to background information, our Director of Product Development Scott Klement will demonstrate applications that take advantage of the Node Package Manager (npm).
Forms of ransomware has been around for over 30 years, and with more and more organizations suffering attacks each year, it continues to endure. What has made ransomware such a durable threat and what is the best way to combat it? In order to prevent ransomware, organizations must first understand how it works.
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