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Overcoming Cloud Migration Challenges on Power Systems

Charles Araujo

March 21, 2024

Digital transformation expert Charles Araujo highlights key IBM Power Systems modernization and cloud migration challenges and how to solve them


Preparing for the Wave of Mainframe Modernization

John Morell

February 29, 2024

The prospects are bright for mainframe operators migrating to cloud environments; Rocket Software’s Phil Buckellew weighs in


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 […]


ERP on IBM i: Eight Modernization Trends for 2024

Ross Freeman

January 18, 2024

Many enterprises use ERP products that run on the IBM i platform. IBM i is the best platform for business applications, and ERP is usually one of the largest applications in that enterprise. But like any industry, the ERP market has to grow and evolve to meet current challenges and address future requirements. After all, […]


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


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 […]


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 […]


The Evolution of Mainframe Education: A Follow-Up

Patrick Stanard

November 29, 2023

Kyndryl works hard to provide opportunities for young people in the field of mainframe technology. Although many mainframers are approaching retirement, Kyndryl is smashing that paradigm. Last year, I wrote an article on the first Kyndryl Internship. I thought it was very important to pen a follow-up to that article, as this topic could not […]


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 […]


What’s Up With Merlin? An Update From the CTO

Steve Will

September 21, 2023

In May 2022, along with the announcement of IBM i 7.5, we rolled out a new application development and modernization solution called IBM i Modernization Engine for Lifecycle Integration, or what we call Merlin for short. Merlin is an integrated set of tools that run in Red Hat OpenShift containers. The first set of tools […]