The IBM i Developer is needed for AI to be valuable
AI has yet to reshape most businesses.
This is an interesting story that involves IBM. It points out that for AI to be valuable it needs data.
This doesn’t necessarily mean that AI is overhyped. It’s just that when it comes to reshaping how business gets done, pattern-recognition algorithms are a small part of what matters.
Why is AI important to us? Because it is part of our future. All industries will use it, some more than others. There is no question it will take time because “the biggest obstacles is getting disparate record-keeping systems to talk to each other.” This requires modernization of legacy RPG code.
And this is where the Full Stack IBM i Developer will play a critical role.
Welcome to another edition of Talsco Weekly
- Career: The 30 best paying jobs. Thinking about relocating? Better have a good resume.
- Development: Most secure programming languages. Natural Language Processing in Python.
- Industry 4.0: The link between IoT, ML and AI. Customer Experience Redefined.
- Modernization: What role with the IBM i play in Digital Transformation? Enterprise Transformation.
- Trends: Smart IoT devices might get more efficient.
The future looks pretty good for software developers. They are #2 on the list.
Those in the IBM i community when looking for job opportunities often have to entertain the thought of relocation. Relocation comes with great opportunity but it also comes with challenges. This is a good article that will help you through the process.
Here is a good example of what a developer resume should looks like.
While RPG is included in this list (for obvious reasons) here is a list of languages and their security profiles. Python is leading the pack with the lowest amount of security vulnerabilities.
“A significant portion of the data that is generated today is unstructured. Unstructured data includes social media comments, browsing history and customer feedback. Have you found yourself in a situation with a bunch of textual data to analyse, and no idea how to proceed? Natural language processing in Python can help.”
“While much of the attention in the IoT world is drawn toward the explosion of software in everyday devices, another technology revolution is happening that might be even more far reaching in impact. The cloud itself is changing from a place where data is collected and stored to a place where it is being interpreted and understood through the power of machine learning.”
The Customer is King. “While this isn’t something any of us haven’t heard before; it’s still something that Businesses are yet to understand.”
As always, Alex Woodie packs a punch with this article.
“There comes a time in every application’s life when its owner must take a hard look at its continued viability and ask the tough question: Will the application continue to meet the business’s evolving needs, or should the whole thing be scrapped for something new?”
If you have asked yourself this question, then read this article.
“The enterprise of the future will view application technology as an innovative differentiator for their business”.
I find this article interesting because of where we are headed. There are no shortage of IoT devices and many of which will be located in remote locations.
This is an article that does not directly have to do with technology, but yet it does. It touches on the thoughts and behaviors the drive technological innovation.
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