IBM i Modernization efforts are in full swing. Today’s IBM i shops are seeing rapid changes in the business landscape that require new ways of thinking, new business processes, and innovative technology solutions. This is leading traditional AS/400 shops to a critical decision point when it comes to their ERP systems: Should they modernize their […]
Talsco Weekly: Balancing Technical Debt and Innovation
Welcome to another edition of Talsco Weekly IBM i Brief: IBM i Security Report. IBM Gains as Market Dips. Development: The State of Node.js in 2023. Modernization: Balancing Tech Debt and Innovation. Leadership: Traditional Leadership is Broken. Learning: The IBM i Community. Training: Harnessing Internal Talent: How RPG Developer Apprenticeships Can Propel Your Company Forward. […]
Harnessing Internal Talent: How RPG Developer Apprenticeships Can Propel Your Company Forward
Navigating the RPG Developer Landscape: The Internal Talent Goldmine If you are in an IBM i shop, there is a good chance you have RPG developers who (have gray hair) are close to retirement. As you know, we don’t believe that companies need to panic just because of RPG retirements, but we do believe they […]
Talsco Weekly: The Future of the RPG developer depends on this
Welcome to another edition of Talsco Weekly IBM i Brief: The Push To Modernize the IBM i. Watsonx: AI for the IBM i platform. Development: Do you know what QSHCURL is? Learning: The Future of the RPG developer depends on this. Hiring: Don’t Panic About RPG Developer Retirements: How Training and Open-Source Languages Can Ensure […]
Don’t Panic About RPG Developer Retirements: How Training and Open-Source Languages Can Ensure a Smooth Transition
As RPG developers on the IBM i platform reach retirement age, it has led to a concern about the availability of RPG Developers and the potential impact it will have on businesses that rely on mission critical RPG applications.
The one thing that needs to be addressed is that the availability of RPG developers, or the lack thereof, is not as big of an issue as one might think when it comes to the future of the IBM i platform.
Talsco Weekly: What is quantum computing?
Welcome to another edition of Talsco Weekly Future Trends: What is quantum computing? Career: Where do you want to retire? Training: New IBM Power College Program. Modernization: Innovation is Inherent to the IBM i platform. The Ugly (And Not So Ugly) Truth of IT. History: ERP Ownership History. Future Trends What is quantum computing? “Quantum […]
Talsco Weekly: What is Chat GPT and why should you care?
Welcome to another edition of Talsco Weekly News: History of ITJungle. Walking down memory lane with the IBM i. AI: What is Chat GPT and why should you care? Digital: Enterprise Software is Legacy and the Impact of AI on Jobs. Modernization: Refactor legacy code with AWS Blu Insights. News History of ITJungle If there […]
Talsco Weekly: The Future of Software Development
Welcome to another edition of Talsco Weekly News: IBM Releases First-Quarter Results. Get IBM i Training. Development: The Future of Software Development. Modernization: How to Deal with Technical Debt. Is it Modernizing IT, The Business, or Both? News IBM Releases First-Quarter Results “First quarter results demonstrate that clients continue turning to IBM for their unique […]
Talsco Weekly: How Modern is the IBM i platform?
Welcome to another edition of Talsco Weekly News: TRs for IBM i 7.4 and 7.5. Career: Help Wanted – IBM i Coders. Database: What is DB2 for i Multisystem? Modernization: How Modern is the IBM i platform? Leadership: Building Productive IT Teams. News TRs for IBM i 7.4 and 7.5 “These are relatively minor releases […]
Talsco Weekly: What is a Large Language AI Model?
Welcome to another edition of Talsco Weekly Security: Booby Trapping IBM i. Data: What is a Large Language AI Model? How to use AI to improve customer service. Development: How to Review and Refactor Code with AI. Modernization: Technical Debt Threatens Innovation. Security Booby Trapping IBM i Here is a continuation of a series of […]