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.
From Our Experts:
- Amanda Blackburn asks the important question of What is the State of Your IBM i Modernization? Don't forget to take our 2019 State of IBM i Modernization Survey and have a chance to win a Amazon Fire TV Cube!
Profound Logic News:
- We are proud to announce that John Valance has Joined the Profound Logic Services Staff.
- Learn the Top 6 Features in Profound UI Version 6!
- See how to Tap into Optical Character Recognition with NPM and Profound.js.
- This Profound Pro Tip discusses the 4 Fundamental Concepts of Using Profound.js and Node.js.
- Profound UI Version 6 has a new Fix Pack 1.2 that is available now!
Industry News: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.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.