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The Ongoing Process of IBM i Modernization

Charlie Guarino

February 1, 2024

This transcript is edited for clarity. Charlie Guarino: Hi everybody. This is Charlie Guarino. Welcome to another edition of TechTalk SMB. For today’s podcast I’m very happy to be sitting here with Mr. Koen Decorte. Koen is the information and communication technology consultant for IBM i. He is the owner of CD-Invest, which is an […]

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Redefining Digital Transformation

Neil Tardy

January 30, 2024

Perhaps the biggest challenge with digital transformation lies in understanding where the transformation occurs. Digital transformation doesn’t begin or end by offloading workloads or moving core systems to the cloud. It doesn’t come about through the development a cool customer-facing app. Paralleling its philosophical forerunner, DevOps, the process of digital transformation begins by looking inward. […]

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Leverage Form Software to Maximize Productivity

January 19, 2024

Want to increase productivity, free up thousands of dollars to invest in other projects, improve forms that will enhance company brand and customer engagement, and improve the system of generating forms? You need the most trusted forms software solution to create and generate forms on IBM i: TLAForms by TL Ashford. Here’s why: Reduce Time […]

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The Mainframe in the Age of AI

January 16, 2024

AI is revolutionizing the mainframe. In this e-book, the University of St. Thomas' Dr. Manjeet Rege and IBM's Rich Larin highlight how AI is pushing the mainframe forward—and how to ethically use AI

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Video: Supercharge Your IBM i Applications With Generative AI

Patrick Behr

January 10, 2024

This transcript has been edited lightly for clarity. Artificial intelligence has been getting a lot of attention these days. Elon Musk believes that it’s the most disruptive force in history and it’ll eventually take over the workforce. Now, whether or not that’s true, there’s no doubt that artificial intelligence is going to have a big […]

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6 Steps IT Teams Should Follow for Continuous Modernization

Puneet Kohli

January 3, 2024

According to data from McKinsey, as much as 71% of the impact of business transformations depends on technology—meaning modernization is top of mind for any business looking to maintain a competitive advantage. However, the path to modernization is not a one-time event but a continuous journey, and with the right tools, organizations can take it […]

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Modernizing IBM i With Open-Source Solutions

Charlie Guarino

January 2, 2024

This transcript is edited for clarity.   Charlie Guarino: Hi everybody, this is Charlie Guarino. Welcome to another edition of TechTalk SMB. Today I'm joined by Mr. Wayne Bowers of IBM. Wayne Bowers is a software engineer for IBM in IBM i, Global Support Center based in Rochester, Minnesota, which is clearly the home of […]

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The Big Secret About APIs

Charlie Guarino

December 1, 2023

This transcript is edited for clarity.   Charlie Guarino: Hi everybody. This is Charlie Guarino. Welcome to another edition of TechTalk SMB. I’m so happy today to announce that I have as a guest one of the senior developers on our own team at Central Park Data Systems, Mr. Rainier Sajous. I have had the […]

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More on Mainframes and Open-Source Tools

Trevor Eddolls

November 29, 2023

Following on from my article looking at the value of open-source software on the mainframe, I thought it would be interesting to see what else was available for mainframers to use. Open Tools Community Let’s start with the z/OS Open Tools Community on GitHub. According to their website, z/OS Open Tools provides a package manager […]

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Hybrid Cloud Is the Future of the Mainframe

John Shuman

November 29, 2023

In 1897, the New York Journal published a rumor that Mark Twain was dead. Hearing the news, Mark Twain is said to have replied, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” I have had the occasion to use it many times when discussing mainframe over the past 30 years. My first encounter with mainframe […]