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A Fresche perspective on IBM i solutions, trends, news and events

Innovation Through Your IBM i Applications: Removing the IDK Effect

15:43 03 July in Blog, IBM i Developer Productivity, IT Strategy by Robert Arce

As IT professionals, we should always think about how to improve processes and methods. One of my own experiences involved the need to improve the way orders were being picked in a warehouse. Ultimately, it involved creating management software and using pick-to-light equipment. The improvement reduced the product...

Reasons to Join Me at COMMON’s POWERUp18

16:18 15 May in Blog, Green Screen Modernization, IBM i Developer Productivity, Staff Augmentation / Skills & Expertise, Web & Mobile Development by Greg Patterson

I’m headed to San Antonio for COMMON’s POWERUp18 conference to mingle with industry people, collaborate with colleagues from far and wide, and of course, this year I also have several speaking sessions scheduled.  In addition to working in Fresche Solutions’ expo area, I have 5 speaking...

IBM i modernization projects – Cleanup on Aisle New

09:28 25 April in Blog, Code & Database Transformation, Green Screen Modernization, IBM i Developer Productivity, IT Strategy by Michael Ryan

There are some fundamental parts in almost all IBM i modernization projects: - Reengineer the database (DB2 for i) - Refactor the code (RPG or COBOL) - Improve the user interface (DDS or panels) Of course, the details of these three components are what makes modernization discussions so interesting. How...

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