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November 14, 2019

  Register now for the IBM / CM First Webcast “IBM Power Data Privacy” Click here to register for the webcast now. Do you know where your organization’s sensitive data lives, and who is accessing it? Many IBM Power organizations aren’t sure how to answer that, leaving them open to both internal and external hacking

October 31, 2019

We all know that “Big Data” is a big thing now, but the sheer volume of data being created is a tough thing to really fathom, much less manage. According to a 2016 study by IBM Marketing Cloud, “10 Key Marketing Trends For 2017,” 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created per day. Per the

October 28, 2019

COBOL turned 60 years old in September. Remarkably, we’re now in an age where a programming language would soon be collecting social security were it human. Even more remarkable is how strong COBOL remains. Far from entering retirement, COBOL continues to work hard, powering over 70% of global transactions, according to Micro Focus, the company that

October 14, 2019

WebClient supports displaying data in several basic charts based on the C3 and D3 JavaScript libraries. Chart.ctrl now allows you to display your data in pie, donut, line, bar, and spline chart formats. The grid should have exactly two columns of data. First, the label. Second, the quantitative data. To implement it, the control name of the

September 30, 2019

Calendar views are a must-have for many web-based applications. Normally, coding them into your app becomes a real challenge when your users are on the go and have a need for mobile-based viewing in addition to the desktop version. Fortunately, with WebClient you can build an Outlook-style events calendar solution that’s robust and easy to

September 23, 2019

IT Managers looking to modernize are increasingly finding salvation in the Strangler Application Pattern, an incremental approach theorized by Martin Fowler fifteen years ago. Sitting on top of a monolith Managers of mission-critical legacy systems face big challenges when called upon to usher them into the modern age. These systems, many of which are many

September 9, 2019

IBM Systems Media is hosting a webinar Tuesday, September 10th at 12 noon Central Time that looks at the modern state of this “ancient” programming language. The content is provided by Micro Focus. Derek Britton, Director of Product Marketing, Mainframe Solutions at Micro Focus, and Ed Airey, Senior Solutions Marketing Strategist at Micro Focus, are