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Developing Your IBM i HA/DR Plan for 2022

Must-haves in your plan and some things to consider! Disasters and unplanned downtime can strike at any time, costing businesses peace of mind, productivity, and revenue. But when we speak […]
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Creating an IBM i Modernization Roadmap? Make Quick Wins Part of Your Strategy

As an IT leader, just keeping the lights on is not enough in these tumultuous times. The recent pandemic and the emergence of a new baseline for “normal” has pushed […]
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Planning for Success: The Importance of an IT Strategy and IBM i Roadmap

Over the years, each of us has made different investments into the development and advancements of our IBM i systems. Some have adopted modern practices and technologies but each of […]
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How 2020 is changing the way that companies approach digital transformation

What is Digital Transformation and why is it so critical? From discussions I’ve had with many, it seems to be a buzzword that is often related to technologies and not to something tangible, business and human-focused. Let’s look at one of the more popular definitions from leading market analysts Gartner.
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Happy 31st Birthday, IBM i

Happy birthday, IBM i. What’s the significance of this celebration that June 21st has for the IBM i community? IBM chose the release date of the AS/400 to celebrate the start of what has become the modern IBM i on Power Systems platform. So there’s an evolution. It happened to be the 21st of June 1988, and today, June 21, 2019, is the 31st birthday.
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Top 5 Reasons to Replace Your IBM i Forms Solution

Your homegrown applications, legacy ERP systems and even your trusted Query/400 tool remain a core part of your business systems. Invoices, purchase orders, labels and checks generated from these solutions […]
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The Joy of Discovery

We, in Fresche’s Web Application Development team, are frequently called upon to consider a new business application, and estimate how much it will cost to build it.
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True Confessions of a Former DBA Denier

In the early 2000s, I was responsible for competitive analysis for IBM’s AS/400, then iSeries and now IBM i platform.  On one level, the job was simple: demonstrate how IBM […]
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Robert Arce

How to Approach IBM i Database Field Resizing

Robert Arce is the foremost field resizing expert at Fresche Solutions. When he came to Fresche he immediately adopted X‑Resize, Fresche’s solution to help automate resizing projects. He truly believes […]
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Watson AI

New Training Series Helps IBM i Community Capitalize on Power of Watson AI

The old adage “knowledge is power” takes on new heights when you throw AI into the mix and start running your business by the data. Powerful data analytics, automation, cloud […]
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