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To IT, modernization means DDS to SQL, RPGIII to RPG Free, 5250 to Web, Web to Mobile, or any technology specific milestone or objective. To business, modernization means quicker to market, more market feedback, more sales channels, better buying power, lower operating costs, real-time performance, and operational feedback.

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Unified ALM Hybrid with a single DevOps approach at Common Annual 2017

In many conversations with IT project managers and Application architects our team sees one recurring pattern, the need to work with a unified DevOps approach. The approach should be a simplified and seamless experience for all the involved teams at all stages of the development process. Think about it, this is a huge difference how DevOps should be doing and what is really happening in day-to-day operations.

A lot of companies promote ALM solutions which are always shiny and look nice on paper. What appears quite often afterwards is that either the solutions get dysfunctional after going through many ALM processes or they become inadequate during the integration process with other tools essential for the process.

Remain Software at IBM i user groups' conferences

It's a pleasure for Remain Software to meet IBM i enthusiasts on user group conferences. It's a fantastic opportunity to get to know and learn from each other. It's great to see how strong the IBM i community is and how many people are looking for professional development, networking and learning new skills related to the IBM i development. So far this year, we have attended several conferences and many more are coming. The next one in July (EPiC OCEAN 2016 IBM i Technical Conference in Costa Mesa, California) and several events in fall. We already look forward to meeting you there! Have a look at some photos from the events we attended so far.

7 tips on how to be more productive at work

According to McKinsey*: The average interaction worker spends an estimated 28% of the workweek managing e-mail and nearly 20% looking for internal information or tracking down colleagues who can help with specific tasks. Is this how it should work? Shouldn't employees actually focus on the core tasks, instead of the administration part? Read the following tips and learn what can you do to increase the effectiveness of your work and get more things done in shorter time!

Obvious statements about software change management: #4 How to make audit costs less painful?

Auditors' work implies a lot of responsibility so they need to be careful and thorough. Auditors, especially SOX auditors, can charge your company anywhere from $150 to $500 per hour; they are expensive in Euros too.

So, the goal is to make the auditor happy with all information he needs and get him/her out of your office as quickly as possible.

Obvious statements about software change management: #5 Everything is related. A small change can have big effects

There is a theory which is called the butterfly effect. It states that the flapping of a butterfly’s wings in Beijing can cause a hurricane in the US. This is also called the chaos theory and it describes the relation of cause and effect in complex systems like the weather.