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IBM i Pulse: August 3, 2015

Posted by Thao Tran on Aug 3, 2015 3:38:51 AM

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Investigation about the Future of IBM i
by Torbjörn Appehl

  • "Earlier this year, two students at the Swedish bank “Handelsbanken” were asked to do an investigation about IBM i and the future of the platform. The two students, Veronica Randleff och Victor produced among other things the following article."

Source: http://www.data3.se/?p=6046

In the Wheelhouse: Finding the New Breed of RPG Programmers
by Steve Pitcher

  • "It seems this problem has existed for almost as long as IBM i has. Maybe even longer. But for the most part...it doesn't really exist."

Source: http://www.mcpressonline.com/commentary/in-the-wheelhouse-finding-the-new-breed-of-rpg-programmers.html

Treading Water, Sharks Circling
by Mike Cain

  • "It occurs to me that if you are your company’s “go to person” for data (think urgent RPG coder or Query/400 report writer), you’re probably doing all you can to keep swimming faster than the business analyst “sharks” requesting that slab of data!...It doesn’t have to be this way."

Source: http://db2fori.blogspot.com/2015/07/treading-water-sharks-circling.html

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