IBM has announced IBM i SWMA price increase- What are your options?

IBMi SWMA Price Lincrease

If you are reading this blog then you must be familiar with IBM i. if not, you can gain more knowledge on AS400/IBM i from our previous blogs here.

Being in the industry and learning about the great AS400 series has made us aware that IBM i and its updated versions are the present and the future. At least for the organizations which have security as their high priority. Continue reading “IBM has announced IBM i SWMA price increase- What are your options?”

Part Ninja, Part Carpenter: The Qualities of Today’s RPG Programmers

RPG Programmers Quality

Why RPG Programmers Seem Hard to Find

A few years back, some tech bloggers bemoaned the lack of experienced RPG developers. They claimed that IBM i programmers were aging out with the system. In response, others said, “There’s no lack of iSeries RPG Developers.” IBM might be “old,” but it’s one of the most used and reliable systems in business. Continue reading “Part Ninja, Part Carpenter: The Qualities of Today’s RPG Programmers”

Covid 19 Exposes Need For COBOL Programmers

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We Are Exposed (to a lack of COBOL Programmers)

The current pandemic has exposed a hole in the programming workforce, one that insiders reported on for almost ten years. The hole is the lack of COBOL programmers to support COBOL mainframes that power crucial commerce, government and financial systems. For the record, COBOL is a 50+ year old programming language invented to power IBM’s AS400 mainframes. Continue reading “Covid 19 Exposes Need For COBOL Programmers”