IBM i: The Lean, Mean Business Machine 

I recently read an article on LinkedIn, “6 Elegant IBM i Features That Keep It Advanced,” and it highlighted some of the best features of the IBM i that often go unnoticed. Upon finishing the article, I reflected upon an IBM i seminar I was fortunate to attend. The keynote speaker was Steve Will, chief … …

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Future Proofing Application Modernization with Low-Code

Oftentimes when we are tasked with choosing the right platform to transition our software and services from point A to point B, our goal is to examine ease of use, scalability of solutions created, ownership of code, and stability. We find a solution that fits our immediate needs, and we are able to modernize programs … …

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LANSA aXes: Web-Enable Your IBM i 5250 Apps on the Fly

Over the past few weeks we have seen Work From Home (WFH) become the norm for many businesses around the world. Numerous businesses already had the policies and infrastructure in place to allow remote workers access to everything they need to perform their daily duties. However, some companies are finding out it is not easy … …

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Accelerate App Development with Visual LANSA

Over the past few months I have been writing about the benefits of low-code and how a platform such as Visual LANSA can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of professional developers. Visual LANSA has a much different approach to low-code than the model-based low-code platforms where users work with icons and workflows. In Visual LANSA, … …

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Who’s Coding Your Business Applications?

No-code/Low-code platforms have rekindled the idea that “amateur” programmers, also known as citizen developers, can increase efficiency and effectiveness throughout the entire business. A citizen developer is a non-IT professional who is capable of solving business problems by creating applications in low-code development environments. For example, Bob from accounting has an idea to make his … …

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