May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020 | Volume 12 Issue 45
- LEAD ARTICLE: How AI Might Change the Future of Medicine
- FEATURED ARTICLE: A Simple Case for COBOL
- FEATURED WEBINAR: How to Protect IBM i from the New Malware Threats of 2020
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Seiden Group Announces New PHP Migration & Support Services
- WEBCAST: 10 Practical IBM i Security Tips for Surviving Covid-19 and Working From Home
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: SiD Summit Lunch & Learn Series: Tuesdays, May 19 - June 18
How AI Might Change the Future of Medicine
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to radically advance medicine and healthcare, reduce sickness, eradicate diseases, and accelerate recovery times. From intelligent prosthetics to cellular manipulation, AI can help humanity live healthier and longer.
By Mark Simmonds
When I look back at historical movies involving medical procedures or the ways wounded soldiers were operated on by medics in field hospitals, I often think “how barbaric” compared to the healthcare we receive today. I then wonder if future generations might look back at us and arrive at similar conclusions.
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A Simple Case for COBOL
The answer to the COBOL programmer shortage is simple: train more programmers.
By Steve Pitcher
I’ve always liked the band AC/DC. I wouldn’t call myself a fan per se, but there’s nothing that brings me happiness quite like getting into the car for a long drive at night, turning on the stereo, and hearing the opening bell of “Hells Bells,” arguably the best nighttime driving song ever. And if you think I’m idiosyncratic like that, it’s because I am. Best daytime driving song? “It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll).” Bagpipes and all, it just makes me feel good.
Why Migrate When You Can Modernize?
Explore the main considerations you should be aware of before embarking on a (migration or modernization) project. Take a deeper dive into business motivations and factors that could potentially influence your decision to migrate or modernize your existing IT platform and its risks.
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.
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Node Webinar Series Pt. 1: The World of Node.js on IBM i
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).
Low Code: A Digital Transformation of Supply Chain and Logistics
Learn how businesses leverage Low-Code to continue to deliver value through digital transformation. Discover how the power of Low-Code is helping many businesses evolve their supply chain, increase ROI, and achieve more tangible results.
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How to Protect IBM i from the New Malware Threats of 2020
IBM i has never been immune to malware—but threats to businesses are greater than ever.
Editor's note: This article introduces the May 2020 Webinar: How to Protect IBM i from the New Malware Threats of 2020, which is On-Demand and available to download and view from the MC Webcast Center.
Many employees are now working from home. Research from March 2020 shows home networks are 3.5 times more likely than corporate networks to have at least one malicious program!