There were 4 blog postings during August (2013):
Building by simulating
One interesting announcement at Innovate 2013 was a partnership with National Instruments (NI), integrating Rational tools such as Doors, RTC, RQM and Rhapsody with NI testing tools such as Labview and TestStand into a joint Vision for Agile Product...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 1st August '13
Innovate 2013 - IMS and IT fashion
I was reminded, at IBM Innovate 2013, that IMS, the mainframe hierarchical database on which I first learnt what DBA skills I have, is still very much alive and well. In fact, another day, I'll talk about some real IMS innovations that are on the...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 2nd August '13
Enterprise server 3.0 - zEnterprise BC12
A bit over a week ago, I was told: IBM today unveiled its new zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12) mainframe designed for the latest in analytics, cloud and mobile computing. With a starting price of USD $75,000 That's definitely interesting to me; but I...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 5th August '13
12 Years of ITIL
ITIL is a repository of service delivery best practice and a bit of a success story for UK government. Which, some people might think, is rather unusual (but none-the-less welcome) in the technology field. I think that ITIL should be important for...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 14th August '13
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