IBM i Access for Web looks pretty good as a widget. I can get a web enabled 5250 session, create a user profile, view messages, access printer output, manage jobs and all that good stuff using a modern interface.
This morning I added it as a panel in my Lotus Notes sidebar. Now I can be even more productive within Lotus Notes!
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sun, Jan 20th 2013 11:17a Steve Pitcher OK, this post is far from technical but I wanted to share it because I'm a big food guy. I do a lot of the cooking in our house. In the last few months I've been trying my hand at baking sweets, cookies, breads, etc. I may even start a different blog for that type of content. I've made some decent chocolate chip cookies in the last little while but they turned out flat like a normal homemade cookie. I wanted to get more "fluff" so I began playing around with cream cheese as a partial [read] Keywords:
Business Agility and Efficiency with Consolidation
Mon, Jan 14th 2013 11:00a Steve Pitcher At IBM Connect, Tim Rowe, Roxanne Reynolds-Lair and I will review how business value can be achieved with the state-of-the-art collaboration solutions running on Power Systems while keeping a simplified, agile and efficient IT environment. http://www.vivastream.com/events/connect2013/sessions/CUST112 [read] Keywords: collaboration
Goodbye Active Directory?
Sat, Dec 29th 2012 8:21p Steve Pitcher For me, just maybe. I'm going to at least give this a solid look. We have a loose migration plan for all of our x64-based Microsoft Windows servers to IBM Power Systems. All except our Active Directory servers. We use those for Group Policy, Domain authentication, Domino web authentication, DNS and a few other familiar functions. As per ZDNet, the release of Samba 4 appears to be a viable alternative to Active Directory. More to come once I dig a bit more information about it. I wonder i [read] Keywords: domino
Selling the Metal!
Tue, Dec 18th 2012 7:07a Steve Pitcher Here's a piece I wrote for MC Press Online. Check it out. In the Wheelhouse: Selling the Metal Let's dissect two studies that put IBM i at the top of the list for lowest total cost of ownership, total cost of acquisition, and total amounts of awesome! You want justification? You got it. ITG Studies to Help You Sell the Metal International Technology Group (ITG) recently published two studies that talk about total cost of ownership, total cost of acquisition, risk exposure, cost of downt [read] Keywords: ibm