November 15, 2017
- LEAD ARTICLE: What Does Domino 10 Really Mean?
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Watson for i: Watson Workspace Helps Teams Collaborate Better
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Get Control of Your Organization's Big Data with a Data Governance Plan
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Magic Software Announces Magic xpc, its New iPaaS Solution, Empowering Cloud Integrations
- WHITE PAPER: IBM i Security: Event Logging & Active Monitoring
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: November OCEAN Meeting - VB.net & RPG on the IBM i AND Annual OCEAN Board Elections
- MC PRESS MAGAZINE: A Small Intro to Big Data, Part 3: HFDS and the MapReduce Algorithm
IBM Notes Domino gets a new future with HCL Technologies.
By Steve Pitcher
On October 25, 2017, IBM announced (well, they blogged it) that they were entering into a strategic partnership with HCL Technologies to give the following products a new lease on development life:
A literally hard-to-find Watson product is Workspace, which both offers team communications services and analyzes how members of a team work and interact to improve its own functions.
By John Ghrist
No matter how independent one's working life might feel, ultimately each of us is part of a team. Team members have to collaborate, and one of the "focus areas" on which IBM is concentrating Watson is collaboration aids. IBM Watson Work is the clearest representation of this emphasis, under which are a number of products that support collaborative efforts. The Watson Work focus area also includes Watson Analytics, with which users can analyze unstructured data to find trends and other useful information in business settings.
IT managers hoping to find new IBM i talent are discovering that the pool of experienced RPG programmers and operators or administrators with intimate knowledge of the operating system and the applications that run on it is small.
This begs the question: How will you manage the platform that supports such a big part of your business?
This guide offers strategies and software suggestions to help you plan IT staffing and resources and smooth the transition after your AS/400 talent retires. Read on to learn:
- Why IBM i skills depletion is a top concern
- How leading organizations are coping
- Where automation will make the biggest impact
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The annual Profound Logic ‘State of IBM i Modernization Survey” takes a look at the trends and attitudes that shape the IBM i modernization market. We reached out to the IBM i community, and the response was outstanding: close to 800 people, nearly 300 more than last year, took the survey. This enthusiasm resulted in very interesting findings for how businesses plan to use and modernize the platform in the coming year.
As you read through each section of the survey, you will see our summary of the results and suggestions for the future. We hope the survey will help your business better understand what is possible for your IBM i platform in the coming year.
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).
Can you trust all of your users all of the time?
A typical end user receives 16 malicious emails each month, but only 17 percent of these phishing campaigns are reported to IT. Once an attack is underway, most organizations won’t discover the breach until six month later.
A staggering amount of damage can occur in that time. Despite these risks, 93 percent of organizations are leaving their IBM i systems vulnerable to cybercrime. In this on-demand webinar, IBM i security experts Robin Tatam and Sandi Moore will reveal:
- How phishing attacks are becoming more sophisticated
- Three little-known ways malicious programs can reach your IFS
- Why the IFS is IBM i’s “Typhoid Mary”
You’ll also learn why some of the most common malware solutions still leave IBM i systems vulnerable—and what you can do to protect your organization.
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To effectively oversee your company's big data, your first steps are knowing what types of big data exist and then determining how to handle key areas, such as metadata, privacy, and data quality.
by Sunil Soares
This article is excerpted from Big Data Governance: An Emerging Imperative.
There are five different types of big data, and seven information governance disciplines. This chapter provides a framework so that organizations can tailor their governance programs by big data type, information governance discipline, industry, and function.