April 27, 2022
It’s been hard to miss the biggest story of this week, which is that Twitter is under new ownership. Now, while we like to stay focused on the IBM i ecosystem and keep our toes off other ponds, it seemed like a good time to remind you that we have a nice little presence on Twitter. In case you don’t know, you can find us under the username @ITJungleNews. We love hearing from you, and this is another way you can stay in touch and up to date with the latest industry news.
The best stories from outside the jungle
(American scientist) A physicist working in quantum computing at IBM explains how to reduce errors in quantum computing.
(Yahoo finance) IBM increased its quarterly cash dividend for the 27th consecutive year.
(The Weather Channel) IBM has announced its time for the 2022 Call for Code Global Challenge, which is an initiative to fight climate change with open source technology.
(Forbes) Q1 was good for IBM, does that mean we are in a rally?
(computer world) Some thoughts on the biggest news of the week and what they mean for business users.
Red books, white papers, blogs and other resources
(Manta Technologies) During the month of May, when you purchase a license for the Free-Form RPG Programming series for any term (one, two, or three years) and any user license level, you get the equivalent license for Coding Free-Form Free RPG course. Visit the Manta website for more information.
(Think about broadcast) IBM puts its Think convention online with Think Broadcast. Sign up for updates on the agenda here.
(Micro focus) This blog discusses the increase in cybersecurity incidents and offers insight into what you can do.
(Deep Logic) The directory Survey of the state of IBM i Deep Logic Modernization examines the trends and attitudes shaping the IBM i modernization market. The data collected allows the entire community to better understand the current state of IBM i and the priorities of companies with a similar technology stack.
Chats, webinars, seminars, shows and other events
April 29 – Webinar – Singapore-based ASEAN, IBM i AIX and Linux on Power are hosting a free webinar: An ‘i’ Business. Guest speakers are Simon Hutchinson and Satid Singkorapoom.
May 10 – Webinar – Join iChime for a walk through VS Code with Liam Allan. More details are available on the iChime website.
May 10-11 – Online Event – IBM Think Broadcast brings together a community of thinkers, doers, doers, leaders and creators to solve the most complex challenges facing businesses today. This free event is a whole new experience of real-time conversations from a roundtable information desk. You can expect Q&As and discussions with IBM experts, customers, Innovation Talk speakers, partners and analysts.
May 12 – Webinar – The May monthly meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Group of IBM i Collaborators (MAGiC) will feature a session on Opening Doors with APIs presented by Midrange Dynamics. This webinar is free for everyone.
May 23-26 – New Orleans, Louisiana – Mark your calendar for POWERUp 2022, which will take place in the heart of the French Quarter. This will be the first in-person POWERUp since 2019! Include this exciting conference in your budget planning and rejoin the community for the most comprehensive and comprehensive IBM i training and networking available.
October 3-5 – St. Louis, Missouri – NAViGATE is COMMON’s annual fall conference. This is an event offering unique in-person and virtual networking opportunities that will take place for attendees to interact and share knowledge. Details to come.
IBM i PTF Guide, Volume 24, Issue 17
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