Increase your odds for success with IBM skills training

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems...

To remain competitive, organizations are increasingly challenged to keep pace with frequent hardware and software innovations and the rapid emergence of new technical solutions. How can you stay current with technological advances while, at the same time, deliver successful business results? A great way to meet these goals is to take full advantage of IBM more

IBM i Performance FAQ: An essential resource for your IBM i

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Attention IBM i users! The IBM Systems Performance team has just released the latest round of updates to the “IBM i on POWER – Performance FAQ.” The IBM i Performance FAQ (as we call it for short) is an essential resource covering a wide range of performance topics related to IBM i systems. It is more

Mainframe job opportunities drive nearly 20,000 to skills contest

Academic initiatives, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes

Possibilities in the cloud era spark global interest Over the weekend, three winners emerged from a group of more than 18,000 students from 47 countries who competed in the largest-ever Master the Mainframe Contest, a programming competition in its eleventh year. The top three winners were among the nine finalists – students from all over more

Edge offers access to IBM Lab Services’ extensive expertise

Cognitive computing, IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux systems...

IBM Edge 2016 attendees will have great access to IBM Systems Lab Services’ extensive expertise and experienced consultants at the Edge conference, taking place September 19-22 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lab Services experts will be teaching nearly 60 sessions over the week in key areas including cloud innovation, the future of more

IT is a business unit, and it is transforming industries

IBM Systems Lab Services

In a recent education session, my colleague Lisa said that IT is a business unit. As I nodded in agreement, I suddenly had an OMG moment (that is, a moment of revelation). I realized that not only is IT a business unit; IT is increasingly a revenue-producing business unit. Technology transforming business Most people agree more

The best kept secret of IBM POWER8: Simplified remote restart

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

IBM Power Systems have a well-established reputation for putting data to work across a business. Power Systems are built with open technologies and designed for mission-critical applications, and numerous organizations around the world have come to rely on them. Today, I want to share what I think is one of the best kept secrets of more

Where to find trusted advice for your IBM i

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Are you looking for support on your IBM i installation? Or perhaps considering IBM i for the first time? Maybe you’re wondering how to find experts with the practical experience to guide your business toward the next step in its digital transformation. As a senior technical staff member and the leader of several client advisory more

Reimagining IT infrastructure for the cognitive era

Cognitive computing, IBM Systems Lab Services

There’s an old entrepreneur’s adage: “The pioneers get the arrows and settlers get the land.”   In today’s connected economy we are seeing pioneers get the land and settlers end up paying the rent! We know that the new connected economy is real and that all businesses are going digital.  This shift is changing how people, more

CIO influence and counsel

IBM Systems Lab Services

Across the globe, there are major business schools that educate CEOs, CFOs and COOs on how to effectively operate businesses. Their work is recognized as pivotal and influential for the success of companies. Consider, however, the importance of Chief Information Officers (CIOs). CIOs must also be visionaries, innovators, business leaders, technology managers and increasingly: catalysts more