September 18, 2019
- LEAD ARTICLE: It Just Sits There and Runs
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Introducing IBM Watson Studio!
- FEATURED WEBINAR: Node Webinar Series Pt. 1: The World of Node.js on IBM i
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Raz-Lee Security Announces Major Software Upgrade for iSecurity Firewall
- WHITE PAPER: What to Do When Your AS/400 Talent Retires
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: IBM i Data: A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words
This old mantra is set up to support complacency.
By Steve Pitcher
A couple weeks ago, I upgraded an old Model 520 to a POWER9 S914 in Ontario, Canada. It was a great coup for a couple of reasons, the first being that these folks were off IBM hardware and software maintenance for about 10 years or so. They were having physical problems with the old machine, and it was really on its last legs. Secondly, considering we brought them from IBM i 5.4 all the way up to version 7.2, we had to navigate past a few object observability issues. We had to work with a couple of software vendors to get updated objects, which worked out marvelously.
We’ve been talking about the tools and apps you’ll probably need to get AI up and running. Now, let’s come back to Watson and its product line.
By Dave Shirey
We talk about Watson as if it’s a single entity, but in reality the Watson line is a conglomeration of products. At its heart, of course, is the server, the parallel array that provides the kind of horsepower required to churn through the many iterations required to properly train an AI model on a large set of data. And there’s also the special language that allows the Watson models to understand both structured and unstructured data. But beyond that are a number of other packages that help simplify and automate the process.
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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Have you been wondering about Node.js? In Part 1 of this webinar series, Scott Klement takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application.
By Profound Logic, Inc.
Editor's note: This article introduces the August 2019 Webinar: Node Webinar Series Pt. 1: The World of Node.js on IBM i, which is On-Demand and available to download and view from the MC Webcast Center.