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Future Proof Your IBM i Applications

Are you worried about the future of the IBM i at your company? Do users complain that it looks “old”? Are you losing IBM i experts to retirement and finding it difficult locate skilled replacements? If so, you are not alone. According to the latest Help Systems IBM i marketplace survey (https://www.helpsystems.com/resources/guides/ibm-i-marketplace-survey-results), three of the …

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Top Five Ways APIs Can (and Will) Transform Your Business:
Finding the ROI in API investments

I spoke recently with an IBM i Engineer who had become frustrated with the difficulty she was having in getting her business executives to understand the value of investing in APIs for their IBM i applications. She was looking for help in how to show the business return on investment from APIs. Together, we were …

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Finding the ROI in API investments
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Live Long and Prosper

IBM i—Live Long and Prosper (Just Add Open Source)

Last week CNN printed an article highlighting the struggles of several state governments to handle the tsunami of unemployment claims in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The culprit? The decades-old COBOL applications running on their mainframe systems. Phil Murphy, the Governor of New Jersey even put out a call for ‘volunteer’ COBOL programmers, lamenting …

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