November 21, 2018
- LEAD ARTICLE: Updating Your Modernization Mindset
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Tim Rowe Explains What Watson Means for the IBM i
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: HelpSystems Acquires MVP Systems Software to Bolster Enterprise Workload Automation Portfolio
- WHITE PAPER: IBM i Security: Event Logging & Active Monitoring
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: The RPG IV Programming Boot Camp is Back for 2018!!
IBM i modernization is tactical. We need to change that.
By Steve Pitcher
Strategy versus tactics. That old argument.
I was at COMMON Sweden’s annual conference last week presenting sessions on IBM i administration and modernization. It was very fitting to get a text from my 11-year-old son asking if I would grade his school essay about the video game Fortnite. In his paper, he argued that Fortnite allowed players to work together in teams and strategize how best to win the game. Just so you’re aware, Fortnite is a game in which players parachute into a game zone and fight until only one person or team is left standing.
In previous articles, we’ve gone through the APIs that make up Watson, but we haven’t ever heard from IBM itself. To remedy that, here’s an interview with Tim Rowe, IBM Watson guru.
By Dave Shirey
Officially, Tim Rowe’s title is Business Architect, Application Development and Systems Management for IBM i. If length of title means anything, Tim may be the most important person in the world. But given his normally low-key approach, he might not be quick to acknowledge that.
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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