October 18, 2017
• LEAD ARTICLE: End of Support Announced on Popular POWER7 Machines
• FEATURED ARTICLE: Watson for i: Watson Cashes In on Financial Services
• FEATURED ARTICLE: 5 Building Blocks of a Successful Data Governance Program
• NEWS HIGHLIGHT: HelpSystems’ Fall Fundraiser Generates Record Employee Support for Charitable Causes
• WHITE PAPER: 3 Compelling Drivers for Implementing an HA Solution on an IBM i Cloud with MIMIX
• FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
• EVENT: TOMORROW: Create IBM i mobile apps with ILE RPG and SQL
• MC PRESS MAGAZINE: The Internet of Things: You’re Already a Part of It
Even though the Power 720 didn’t seem that old, it is.
Written by Steve Pitcher
On September 19, 2017, IBM announced that a number of machines will be going out of maintenance in the next two years. The POWER6 iron is to really be expected; however, the POWER7 iron kind of took me by surprise—specifically, the 8202-E4B and 8202-E4C.
IBM Watson now offers software and cloud services that help financial institutions and other businesses keep on top of a complex web of changing financial regulations.
Written by John Ghrist
Although banks and credit unions may seem to have the lion's share of laws and regulations they must meet in order to be allowed to handle other people's money, every organization has some level of fiduciary responsibilities. Depending on what kind of business in which an enterprise is engaged, the number of rules that have to be followed varies, but the real challenge is keeping up with the ever-changing nature of laws and regulations affecting business practices. IBM is taking a step forward in this area by using Watson to help concerned businesses keep track of these obligations—and other internal activities—to improve their financial operations.
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Use these guidelines to develop sound data policies for your business
By Sunil Soares
This article is excerpted from The Chief Data Officer Handbook for Data Governance.
Data governance is the formulation of policy to optimize, secure, and leverage information as an enterprise asset by aligning the objectives of multiple functions. By its very nature, data governance requires cross-departmental cooperation to deliver timely, trustworthy data for better decisions.