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Global Resource Shortage

  • on 15 November, 2017

Is it getting difficult to find resources to support your iSeries environment? Do you rely on a small internal support team? Are you worried about when they retire or are unable to work? If you answered ‘YES’ to any of the above, IMS can help by taking the load off of your IT Department and […]

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RPG Programming

  • on 21 October, 2017

RPG is the programming language most closely associated with the IBM iSeries. Applications such as Infor’s System 21 are written in RPG. There are other applications on the iSeries which are written in different languages such as Java or COBOL. RPG is broken down into different flavours, for example if you are running System 21 […]

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Manufacturers at Risk from out of date software

  • on 3 October, 2017

Most manufacturers today consider their Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) as a core element of their business, relying on it to plan and mange production, inventory, customer service purchasing, quality and financial data. While ERP has been around for many years now it wasn’t until it evolved and extended it’s influence throughout the supply chain […]

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Evolving iSeries Solutions

  • on 3 October, 2017

Everything in life is in constant change, constantly in the process of becoming something else. Nothing stays exactly as it is. Nothing. Movement and change constitute the reality of our being. This is true in every aspect of life, but it is highly noticeable in the area of IT. Products that were highly popular 5 […]

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Are you getting the most out of your staff?

  • on 26 September, 2017

In most areas of the business, staff automatically get trained on the equipment they use. You certainly wouldn’t let anyone loose on a forklift without proper training!, and for some jobs e.g. First Aid, they need to be re-trained regularly. But how many companies ever train or indeed re-train the staff on using their computer […]

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