Glad to have you back for this week's IBM i news roundup! This week we are looking at some IBMi updates, some security tips and some feel good moments! But First...
We are excited to partner with iVolution to bring our unique modernization solutions to the business' in Italy.
- "Our partnership with Profound Logic insures that we will offer the best IBM i modernization, GUI development, and software innovation tools available to our customers in Italy and throughout Europe." - Carlo Benedetti CEO iVolution.
So Many Languages, So Little Time
by Brian MayWe are proud to showcase our own Brian May and his many talents! This week he wrote a wonderful piece for MC Press on the many different languages of technology. Here are some highlights:
- Before you begin learning a new language, make sure to ask yourself... how well do I know my current language?
- Don't feel you only have to learn one language, continue to grow and learn new languages. It can only help you as a developer.
- Brian's Challenge: Learn a new language in 2017!
Announcing IBM i 7.3 TR2 & 7.2 TR6
by Steve Will
- A new S812 Power System Model
- New DB2 capabilities, including new JSON support
- New open source capabilities
- Access Client Solutions functions
Top 11 Ways to Protect Your IBM i From Insider Threats
by Alex Woodie
- Use Open Source Carefully
- Ransomware and Malware
- Unattended Workstations
- Avoid Default Passwords
Finally we wanted to showcase some of the ways that technology is helping people now and in the future!
HackensackUMC 'FHIR'-ed up Mobile to Speed Patient Care
by Steve Fanning
- Hackensack University has seen more patients and improved the care of those patients by using some amazing mobile technology. We love to see technology helping improve people's lives!
One of our predictions for 2017 is the continued adoption of Node.js in IBM i shops. Click here to read our white paper on Why Node.js Is The Solution Your Company Needs.
And there, you're all caught up! Sounds like we have an interesting 2017 ahead of us huh? Let us know your predictions for the IBM i space in 2017 in the comments below.