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IBM i Pulse: January 11th, 2019

Posted by Tim Losee on Jan 10, 2019 3:15:35 PM


Glad to have you back for this week's IBM i Pulse! Each week we'll take a deeper look at the latest IBM i and Profound Logic news. This week we are looking at some tips to help you through your modernization process and the IBM highlights from this week's CES 2019 Showcase. 

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RPG Academy - Modernization: Tips to Avoid the Pains of Modernization by Rafael Victoria-Pereira

When the topic of modernization is brought up, people usually think of a long and drawn out process filled with difficulties and headaches. This can be the case if you aren't fully prepared for a full modernization process. The best thing that you can do is prepare for the journey before you begin the journey. Rafael has some great tips to help you get into the right mindset for a modernization project. Some of his tips include:

  • Think big, start small.
  • Use Proof of Concepts.
  • Modernization is not just an IT thing.
  • Set realistic goals.
  • Modernization is a process, not a project. 
  • Design and implement a communication plan.
  • Get professional help

Profound Logic can be the help that enables you to go beyond modernization and unlock the full potential of your IBM i (AS/400, iSeries) platform. 

Review all his modernization tips here

IBM's Innovations at CES 2019 Showcase What's Next in Technology Transforming the World by IBM Corporation 

This week was the 2019 CES Showcase where IBM showed off some of the most innovative technologies that they believe will help shape the future of technology. IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty delivered the opening keynote and highlighted technologies that included artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the cloud. She also discussed what was coming next in these technologies and how new data is revolutionizing how we live, work, and play. Some other these new innovations include:

  • IBM Q System One™ is the world's first integrated universal approximate quantum computing system designed for scientific and commercial use.
  • A powerful new global weather forecasting system that will provide the most accurate local weather forecasts ever seen worldwide.
  • Project Debater, the first AI system that can debate humans on complex topics.
  • IBM Research's first-of-a-kind "fingernail sensor" prototype which, when combined with AI and machine learning, could change the way that clinicians use data, such as changes in an individual's grip strength, to monitor and track disease monitor and track disease. 



See all the highlights from CES 2019 Showcase here

Many companies are worried about the perception that their system is "outdated" with a green screen interface. Profound Logic is the leader in application modernization efforts, giving our customers one of the easiest and cost-effective ways to give their system the "upgrade" it needs!

Topics: Events & Education, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization

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