IBM i Forms Software (iSeries and AS400). One Form Does it All.

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IBM i Forms Software for the future

As we continue to look ahead for ways to remain the leader in IBM i Forms Software (also called iSeries Forms Software and AS400 Forms Software) we continue to find additional ways to leverage output from the IBM i, iSeries and AS/400 and we have some great news. We will be releasing an update to our Forms software FormFlex V7.0) soon. This new version includes too many enhancements to go over in this short ...

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Using IBM i Monitoring Software to Monitor for Disconnected Jobs

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IBM i monitoring software and disconnected jobsIBM 5250 Telnet sessions are not dead, but occasionally you have to kill one.
A lot of shops in the IBM i community still use old-fashioned Telnet terminal emulators such as the Personal Communications product that comes with IBM i Access for Windows, third party emulators like Mochasoft’s TN5250, or generic Telnet emulators that come ...

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When Designing a Document Strategy, First Find Out Where You Are

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Have you been keeping up with this series of blog posts on designing a document strategy? If not, I recommend that you read the previous three posts. In this post, I’m going to cover the first overall step in designing a document strategy, which is the baseline assessment. As in the previous posts on document strategy, I will draw heavily on Kevin Craine’s book, ...

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One way to Measure Your Company’s Success: How Well Does It Manage Documents?

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When you think of your work, your day-to-day tasks, do you think of the documents you use as tools? Answering “yes” seems obvious, yet for most of us, it’s probably not something we consciously think about. Perhaps this attitude stems from the fact that the document has been with us since the dawn of human civilization. But however ubiquitous the ...

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“Key Documents” Can Help Open the Door to a Company-Wide Document Strategy

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Whether you’re in the trenches of IT, at the level of CIO, or somewhere in between, you’ve no doubt heard about the importance of an organization having a document strategy.

Maybe your company already has a document strategy in place or is working toward having one. That’s great! But if you work for one of those 75% of organizations that don’t have a document strategy, read on.

Developing and following a document strategy isn’t as simple as implementing the “best” content management ...

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Mapping an IBM i IFS Share to a Windows Network Drive

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iStock_000028037006_XXXLarge_web.jpgMany IBM i software packages store stream file data like PDFs, Excel spreadsheets, emails, Web pages, and log files on the Integrated File System (IFS). And because we live in an integrated world, Windows users need to map their Windows desktops to the IFS as network drives, so they can access this information the same way they access folders on other Windows servers.

If you’re a Network administrator or ...

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