Webinars

Upcoming Webinars:

NetLert webinar: Introducing N-Focus AES

Tuesday 30th October 1PM EST

In this NetLert webinar, you’ll learn about our new N-Focus AES solution. Retaining the key benefits of N-Focus and N-Focus Plus, this latest edition introduces cradle-to-grave reporting through Avaya AES. It helps organizations improve call center efficiency and reduce their cost of operations.

On-Demand Webinars:

NetLert webinar: Introducing N-Focus AES

In this NetLert webinar, you’ll learn about our new N-Focus AES solution. Retaining the key benefits of N-Focus and N-Focus Plus, this latest edition introduces cradle-to-grave reporting through Avaya AES. It will help you improve call center efficiency and reduce their cost of operations.

See What’s New In Presto 7.3

Fresche’s new Presto 7.3 includes several updates that enhance the user experience and save time for RPG and COBOL developers.
Join Marcel Sarrasin and Greg Patterson for this session to see:

  • What’s possible with green screen UI modernization
  • A live demo of how Presto works
  • New features including: DDS change detection support, skin editor enhancements, improved usability out of the box and improvements to Presto’s responsive mobile capabilities

Let’s Get Digital

Today’s IT leaders are tasked with taking their organizations to new levels of competitive capability. However, using analog processes in a digital era is impeding their ability to meet key business imperatives. Many organizations are turning to digital transformation to drive growth and pave the way toward organizational, operational and business model innovation.

4-Part Technical Series: IBM i Green Screen UI Modernization

Join Nick Hampson and Greg Patterson for this four-part technical series (July 10, 12, 17 and 19) to get a look at how Fresche’s UI modernization solutions Newlook, Presto and WebSmart give you the flexibility to easily create modern web interfaces, improve productivity and drive revenue.

Top 10 Business Reasons for IBM i Green Screen UI Modernization

Applications and data are the cornerstone of organizations that rely on IBM i. The platform’s low total cost of ownership, reliability, security and integrated database make it easy to understand why its users are so passionate about it. However, the value of IBM i applications is often hidden behind green screen interfaces that limit productivity and business growth.

Join Fresche’s Marcel Sarrasin and Greg Patterson for this webinar to learn the top 10 business reasons for IBM i UI modernization, including:

  • Driving revenue and gaining competitive advantage
  • Improving business processes with mobile devices
  • Future-proofing applications and leveraging IBM i resources

Application Understanding

X-Analysis helps organizations better manage IBM i applications by quickly allowing developers to gain a full understanding of their RPG, CA 2E (Synon) or COBOL applications.

Join Ray Everhart for this four-part series that takes a closer look at the productivity and critical insight that is gained from documenting your systems and the automated approach to impact analysis, code understanding and field resizing. Each session is 30 minutes long.

You’ll see:

  • Part 1: Documenting your systems
  • Part 2: Automated Impact Analysis
  • Part 3: Understanding Your Code
  • Part 4: Automated approach to Resizing Your Fields

Improve IBM i Developer Productivity by 50%

Do you ever find yourself thinking, “There has to be a better way to do this?”

With automated analysis and modernization tools, you can reduce the time spent managing applications and onboarding new developers, move projects forward faster, and remove the risks involved in making changes to your code.

Join Fresche’s Ray Everhart and United Heritage’s Rob McBride for this live session that demonstrates the business value derived from application documentation, analysis and better understanding of your IBM i applications.

You’ll see:

  • Automated graphical documentation that makes it easy for IT to visualize and understand application design and flow
  • Powerful impact analysis that tracks “where used” information so you can make code changes with confidence
  • How United Heritage used X-Analysis to save significant developer time and better understand their applications

How strategic IBM i web and mobile applications can help grow your business

Many of the companies we’ve worked with tell us that they are at a crossroads with their ERP and core IBM i applications. They are considering several options to move forward with web and mobile development. This webinar is called How Strategic IBM i Web and Mobile Applications Can Help Grow Your Business. It highlights several of the options available to organizations looking to move forward with web and mobile application development.

In it, Marcel Sarrasin and Greg Patterson discuss:

  • IBM i web and mobile development strategies that meet the needs of a business
  • Real-world examples of applications that extend ERPs and integrate with other technologies and platforms
  • Leveraging what you have and taking advantage of modern technologies
  • Overcoming concerns about skills, resources, performance and security

Why go open source on IBM i?

Join IBM’s architect for open source on IBM i Jesse Gorzinski and Fresche’s Mike Pavlak
as they discuss:

  • The benefits of using open source technologies
  • What’s available on IBM i and how to get started
  • Tips for leveraging your existing staff

You’ll also see how to rapidly develop opensource web applications with Fresche’s WebSmart. Attend this webinar to get a free three-month license of WebSmart!

The Best Ways to Extend Your IBM i Applications to Web and Mobile

Join Greg Patterson and Nick Hampson for this webinar as they discuss:

  • Understanding how your current applications work
  • The paradigm shift of green screen to GUI development
  • Practical examples of where to start your project

They’ll discuss the different options available for modernization, best places to start, and how to make it happen.

Top 5 Things That IBM i Developers Need to Start Doing Today!

In this webinar, Paul Tuohy and Stephen Flaherty will go over a few ways that IBM i developers can make their jobs easier, by simply adopting the top 5 best practices and using some proper tooling.

  • What your IBM i can really do
  • Exactly what modernization really means
  • Best approaches for making code changes and managing applications
  • ways to make it easy for IT to understand application design and flow

You’ll also see a demo of how X-Analysis automatically documents your IBM i environment.

What’s New in Presto 7

Find out how your organization can boost productivity, improve workflows and reduce training costs by transforming green screens to web pages that are modern and easy to use. BCD’s new Presto 7 now helps you do this even faster with enhanced mobile, responsive capabilities and a more modern look out of the box. See how RPG and COBOL developers can now leverage existing applications and quickly deliver the professional web applications users want.

Join Marcel Sarrasin and Greg Patterson to learn about:

  • What’s possible with green screen modernization
  • A live demo of how Presto works
  • New features including responsive mobile, a modern skin and a new API

5 Things to Uncover in Your CA 2E (Synon) Applications [X-2E Analysis]

In this session, you will learn about 5 key things that X-2E Analysis uncovers that will help you work smarter with your CA 2E applications and your IBM i environment.

X-2E Analysis makes it possible to:

  • Get a consolidated view of all applications, including CA 2E, RPG & COBOL
  • Understand the impact of change across all of your applications
  • Document your entire system to onboard new developers quickly
  • Extract and document business rules to share with non-technical staff
  • Get access to critical information locked in your 2E model

Green Screen Modernization in Half the Time [Newlook Developer]

Still delivering applications as green screens? Learn how to maximize the business value you could be getting out of your IBM i.

Join our experts to see how Newlook Insights helps you:

  • Instantly creates a GUI for your entire application
  • Tells you which screens to enhance for maximum business benefit
  • Gives you real insight into what the business needs
  • Offers you the tools to deliver results fast and with few resources

Speed up IBM i Development and Reduce Maintenance [Fresche View]

It can be difficult to achieve accurate impact analysis and full understanding of your IBM i code. Operating in the dark increases risk, maintenance and development costs, and onboarding time for new developers.

Join our experts to learn how Fresche View helps you:

  • Make code changes with confidence
  • Move projects forward faster
  • Easily onboard new employees
  • Make informed decisions quickly to achieve your IT goals

Strategies for Overcoming IBM i Skill and Staffing Shortages [Staffing and Application Services]

Your IBM i runs core applications for your business, but skill shortages and a shrinking labor pool may be putting your company at risk or hindering its growth. One of the biggest concerns of IBM i shops is the struggle to find experienced IBM i professionals and get them up to speed on their applications and system quickly.

Join our experts to learn about strategies that help you:

  • Improve ramp-up time to train new IBM i staff
  • Address the IT backlog and new development
  • Increase developer productivity and reduce application maintenance
  • Expand the skills of your IT team
  • Explore staffing options to get IT projects done

Know Your Applications, Remove Your Risk [X-Analysis]

Used by thousands of IBM i companies, X-Analysis helps onboard new staff quickly by mapping and documenting applications and databases. It also removes the risks involved in changing the code by offering accurate automated impact analysis. It helps you do things better, smarter and faster.

In this webinar, you will learn how X-Analysis can help you better maintain, enhance and evolve your IBM i applications:

  • Quickly onboard new staff with application and database documentation
  • Reduce risk & simplify maintenance with automated impact analysis
  • Make informed decisions with a 360-degree view of your applications and data that everyone can understand
  • Get IBM i application projects out the door faster

Improve Productivity and Accuracy with the Unified ALM Workflow Solution for IBM i [X-Analysis, TD/OMS]

The unified ALM workflow solution for IBM i, developed by Remain Software and Fresche, combines two leading solutions (TD/OMS and X-Analysis) for a complete Application Lifecycle Management solution that changes the way developers work, improving productivity and accuracy through a unique, integrated interface.

In this webinar, Remain Software’s CTO, Wim Jongman, and X-Analysis Product Manager, Ray Everhart, perform a live demo of the unified ALM workflow, going through the entire lifecycle of a development project to show how this solution provides:

  • Real-time seamless integration between code analysis, editing and management
  • Up-front analysis of the entire scope of change in a task or project
  • Powerful impact analysis and automated code review during promotions
  • Creation of tasks in TD/OMS from within X-Analysis
  • Adding of objects to existing TD/OMS tasks from within X-Analysis

The Lazy Programmer’s Session: A Better Way to Manage your IBM i [X-Analysis]

With automated analysis tools, you can reduce the time spent managing applications and remove the risks involved in making changes to the code.

In this webinar, you will be introduced to X-Analysis, used by thousands of IBM i developers to analyze billions of lines of code.

You will learn how to use this powerful tool for:

  • Automated graphical documentation that abstracts code implementation and makes it easy for IT to visualize and understand application design and flow.
  • Powerful impact analysis that tracks “where used” information, starting from a single field or variable through all iterations and associated variables and fields.
  • Extraction of relational data models from RPG/COBOL/CA-2E (SYNON), facilitating database modernization and re-engineering efforts.
  • Extraction of business rules from RPG/COBOL, enabling IT to cross-reference, consolidate and store business rules, exposing the business logic.
  • Design, quality and complexity metrics that help IT measure and track program complexities against established benchmarks such as Cyclomatic, Halstead, and Maintainability Index.

The Better Way to Manage Your IBM i [X-Analysis]

In this webinar, you will learn about X-Analysis, a suite of automated IBM i analysis and modernization tools. You’ll see how it can help save time spent managing applications and remove risks involved in making changes to your RPG, COBOL and and CA 2E (Synon) codes.

You will learn how to use this powerful tool for:

  • Automated graphical documentation that abstracts code implementation and makes it easy for IT to visualize and understand application design and flow.
  • Powerful impact analysis that tracks “where used” information, starting from a single field or variable through all iterations and associated variables and fields.
  • Automated field resizing that fully manages the resizing effort including all the affected files and programs in your resize project.
  • Database modernization, to automatically modernize your DDS to DDL including the creation of constraints, long field names and views.
  • Design, quality and complexity metrics that help IT measure and track program complexities against established benchmarks such as Cyclomatic, Halstead, and Maintainability Index.

The Smart Approach to GUI & Mobile [Newlook]

Leveraging your existing 5250 applications, Newlook automatically generates modern user interfaces that can be delivered anywhere, anytime, on any device.

You will learn how to use this powerful tool to:

  • Dynamically reface all of your 5250 applications to achieve a spectacular modern user interface
  • Easily modernize with automated control generation and recognition at a global level
  • Integrate your applications with desktop solutions, web applications and web services
  • Automatically enable your applications for mobile devices
  • Dramatically reduce maintenance efforts

The Smart Approach to Green Screen Modernization [Newlook]

Modernize your RPG, COBOL and CA 2E (Synon) screens up to 3 times faster with Newlook. Its engine uses smart rules that can be applied across the entire application environment, making your ongoing maintenance quick and easy.  Get high quality and visually spectacular web and mobile applications in just minutes.

In this session, you will learn how to use this powerful tool to:

  • Go from green screen to a modern user interface
  • Easily modernize with automated control generation and recognition at a global level
  • Integrate your applications with desktop solutions, web applications and web services
  • Access your applications on mobile devices
  • Improve maintenance