Will Watson Soon Become Our New Personal Health Advisor?

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I’m wondering. Will Watson-supported technology replace my wife as the voice in my ear that consistently scolds me about my blood pressure, cholesterol level, and exercise?

Last week IBM announced that its “Watson” fund will be investing in Welltok, a healthcare application that helps businesses incentivize employees to participate in wellness plans. Welltok is a Denver based start-up that since 2009 is a self-described ...

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Before the AS/400 Roamed the Earth – Looking Back at Early IBM

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It’s fun for me to talk about the birth of the AS/400 because I was fortunate enough to be a part of it and there are so many loyal fans of it. But plenty of programming took place decades before the AS/400. I came across an IBM film/commercial shown at the 1958 World’s Fair in Brussels. It’s called The Information Machine, Man, and the Data Processor. Fair warning. It’s almost 10 minutes in length. But it has some ...

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Why Software, Not Cloud, Should be Transformative IT Priority for AS/400 & IBM i

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Transformation appears to be the IT buzzword of the moment. While I like my technology leading edge, my business philosophy tends to be old school. 

Design it better than anyone. Support it better than anyone. Pay attention to your customers and never stop innovating to meet their challenges.

So buzzwords come and go for me without much investment ...

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Tired of Looking at Your IBM i Green Screen? Check out these holiday videos.

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downloadI want to take this opportunity to wish you all a peaceful and happy holiday season. Our customers are the best and we are sincerely thankful for each and every one of you. It is always a pleasure working with you to maximize your IBM Power System output. And if you are reading this and are not a customer…yet…I thank you too. You probably found us while searching for ...

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Who is Monitoring Your AS/400 Over the Holidays?

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alertIt’s that time of the year when employees lobby management and each other for premium time-off over the holidays. Even if vacation time is set months earlier, most companies are juggling to cover lights-on IT during holidays. So who is covering your AS/400 or IBM i power systems during these next few weeks?

It’s not too late to put the “employee that never sleeps” on your wish list. Message monitoring and notification software is like ...

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