5 Guiding Principles of Enterprise Modernization (part 3)

5 Guiding Principles of Enterprise Modernization (part 3)

Thanks for joining me for my final post on the 5 Guiding Principles of Enterprise Modernization. So far I’ve covered the importance of delivering the best user experience, improving data quality and accuracy and getting information into the hands who need it. My focus today will be on how to implement continuous business improvements and … …

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5 Guiding Principles of Enterprise Modernization (part 2)

Continuing on from my post last week about the 5 Guiding Principles of Enterprise Modernization, the ultimate goal of modernization is to use technology to best support your customers and trading partners. This means providing users with the best experience, enabling personnel to quickly access accurate and up-to-date data, getting the right information into the right … …

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5 Guiding Principles of Enterprise Modernization (part 1)

5 Guiding Principles of Enterprise Modernization (part 1)

Businesses are being bombarded with the message to modernize. In the IBM i world, most tend to define modernization in terms of low-level development tactics such as converting RPG to free form, updating databases to SQL or refacing 5250 screens for the web. While these tactics have technical merit, they do little to help IT … …

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The Great RPG Programming Survival Guide . . .

Guest Blogger: Pete Helgren, Programmer/Team Lead at BSF International “Knowledge is good” was the motto of the infamous Faber College in the movie Animal House and to us midrange folks, it’s a motto we can take to heart. If you’ve been around the midrange community since the late 1990s then you have either faced, participated … …

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Performance is a Requirement

Top of the Requirements List What’s the one factor that affects user satisfaction in every step they take, every time they use your web application? It’s not the feature set. Users can overlook your site lacking some piece of functionality. It’s not the design. Most people don’t mind if the site looks a little plain. … …

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Using JSON to Build Efficient Applications

As modern web applications have become increasingly interactive and data centric, techniques have been sought to make these applications more efficient. A major breakthrough in this area was the advent of AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript and XML). Since then, developers have continued to squeeze even more performance and efficiency out of every byte. One way to … …

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Using JavaScript Frameworks for Building Business Applications

Over the past decade, we’ve seen the explosion of information, mobile devices, tablets and the ability to consume and access information from anywhere in the world. Web applications are being built at an ever-increasing pace to satisfy the need for information and deliver content-rich, user-friendly applications to users. With the increased demand being placed on … …

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