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PowerTech Group, Inc.

 

IBM has provided us with two powerful and very exciting security enhancements in the last two versions of IBM i.
Scott Forstie of IBM joins Carol Woodbury to demonstrate and describe the V7R2 feature called Row and Column Access Control (RCAC), which extends how you define which users have access to specific rows in a database file. RCAC also provides a way to mask data for all or selected users.
The recently released V7R3 adds Authority Collection. Authority Collection provides organizations and vendors with the ability to know exactly what authority is required to perform a task, eliminating the guesswork. Gone is the need to set *PUBLIC authority on database files to *ALL or to automatically grant service accounts *ALLOBJ special authority just because you’re unsure of what authority is required.
Watch Scott and Carol as they discuss these and other new security features delivered in V7R2 and V7R3.


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HelpSystems

 

Where are your reports? Too often, spooled file reports and PC-generated reports are generated manually. Paper is involved and often your employees need to re-key data from reports into a spreadsheet. And converting reports into preferred formats like Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, or PDF is a struggle.
It’s time to re-think your processes. Watch this webinar to find out how to bring report capture and delivery into the 21st century.
In just 30 minutes, you’ll learn how to:

  • Capture spooled files and other reports instantly
  • Manage everything electronically
  • Deliver reports automatically—in whatever format you need
Plus you’ll see a live demonstration of the software and learn how quickly you can expect ROI. Ready to eliminate paper, data entry, and manual conversion from your reporting processes?
Watch the on-demand webinar now.


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HelpSystems

 

IBM is discontinuing support for AFP utilities, starting with IBM i 7.3.
What does this mean? You probably need to find a replacement. AFP utilities have long been used to create electronic forms on IBM i. However, creating a form involves too many manual steps and takes up far too much of your time. So now is the time to find a more efficient electronic forms solution.
How do you do it? Start here. Watch this on-demand webinar to learn:

  • Which features of AFP utilities you need to replace
  • What to look for in an electronic forms solution
  • When you need to have your replacement
  • How to implement new forms incrementally
Plus, you'll see a demonstration of how an electronic forms solution from HelpSystems can fully replace AFP and make your organization more efficient.


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Halcyon, a HelpSystems Company

 

Make Application Monitoring Easy Across the IBM i, Windows, AIX, and Linux Platforms in Your Environment

IT departments are constantly bombarded by information from a wide variety of operating systems, business applications, and critical processes. At the same time, the department must support a complex array of servers and devices running across their entire network.
With limited resources and the need to keep costs in check, more and more is expected of operational staff to handle this information efficiently.

In this 45-minute recorded webinar, we’ll dissect complex systems monitoring by introducing best practices and smart techniques that will help you:

  • Ensure vital business applications run smoothly and without disruption
  • Respond swiftly and with appropriate actions
  • Confirm that essential data is received at the right time
  • Prove service levels are maintained
  • Keep contingency and high availability strategies fully operational


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HelpSystems

 

Why AppDev Should Embrace Automation
Your application development team is an expensive resource that works hard to improve business processes, yet more and more IBM i shops are putting AppDev in charge of managing day-to-day system operations.
Instead of taking their attention away from the website, business analytics, mobile, security, SQL data access, and more, streamline operations with automation and build in notifications so your teams have visibility into processing when they need it, and can manage the rest by exception. In just 30 minutes, our experts will show how AppDev teams can take advantage of Robot automated operations on IBM i and beyond so they can:

  • Stop programming for multi-platform job and file event dependencies
  • Stop struggling with incorrect parameter values
  • Stop wondering where to fit a process into daily, weekly, or monthly cycles
  • Stop the on-call headaches, the firefighting, and the lack of progress cycle
Go ahead, give your AppDev team a productivity boost!


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PowerTech Group, Inc.

 

“Security” is definitely on your IT staff’s to-do list, but how often does this item get checked off?

IT doesn’t have enough time for security—the 2016 IBM i Security Study proves it. The trouble is that data security isn’t a set-and-forget project. Data security on your IBM i requires on-going attention and expertise.
In this on-demand webinar, you’ll learn how to save time and work more effectively. We’re cutting to the core of IBM i security by outlining the simple strategy developed by our experts.
You’ll see a straightforward approach to understanding and addressing risk to your IBM i data. We’ll also show you how our world-class security services help people protect business-critical data when they don’t have the time, resources, or knowledge to tackle IBM i security on their own.


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HelpSystems

 

You already know and love iForms. But are you running the most recent version?
In this webinar, Dan Casazza, Implementation Engineer and resident iForms expert, demonstrates why it’s time to upgrade and what’s in it for you.
You’ll learn about:

  • New features since you purchased iForms
  • How we can help you do more with iForms
  • A special incentive for attending the webinar
Ready for more? Watch the webinar now—play, pause, and repeat as needed.


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HelpSystems

 

Do your users keep paperwork on their desk until it's processed?
Are people constantly removing documents from filing cabinets?
What happens when your company depends on an outdated document management strategy?
Too much paper is wasted—approximately 1,000 pages per month per worker.
Attempts to locate documents in endless filing cabinets drive your employees crazy.
And distributing documents to customers, vendors, and business partners is expensive and takes up far too much time.
These are just three common reasons why it might be time for your company to implement a paperless document management system.
Watch the webinar to learn more and discover how easy it can be to:

  • Capture
  • Manage
  • And distribute documents digitally
Plus, our experts will provide a live demonstration of how implementing a document management solution will quickly solve your paper-based problems, so you can be more efficient.


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HelpSystems

 

Overnight and weekend support can be a minefield for operations teams tasked with attempting to maintain system availability, especially when they must rely on laptop-based VPN access—where a delayed response can prove costly.
With over 2 billion smartphone users worldwide, it’s perfectly reasonable for you to use the BYOD movement to your advantage and start managing your IT infrastructure from the palm of your hand. Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how Halcyon has modernized this crucial layer of support by introducing mobile applications for IBM i monitoring.
You’ll hear how one company has used the Enterprise Console mobile app to provide a valuable audit trail and speed up response time. You’ll also learn:

  • The benefits of mobile apps
  • How to respond to critical messages within seconds
  • How to get notifications your way on your device
  • How to set up escalation, ensuring alerts are always handled in a timely fashion
If your team is responsible for managing IBM i applications and services after regular business hours, you won’t want to miss this one!

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HelpSystems

 

Getting started with document management doesn’t need to be complicated. Make it easy. Get practical tips on getting started with your project.
Maybe you want to start in one department, or maybe you want to start in several. No matter your case, the best way to get started with document management is with the right plan.
What goes into the right plan? Join Richard Schoen, Director of Document Management, and Greg Schmidt, Senior Technical Solutions Consultant, for 30 minutes to find out!
You’ll learn how to:

  • Understand the needs for each department
  • Do a phased implementation to establish quick wins
  • Follow best practices with the HelpSystems workbook
  • Approach the implementation process
Ready to get started with document management the right way and see instant ROI? Watch the webinar


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HelpSystems

 

If your programmers know SQL, they’re skilled in using SQL/400 to get your organization’s data. But that’s all your programmers can do with SQL/400. They can’t dive deeper into the data, and they can’t deliver data in the format business users require.
It’s time to do more than just get the data for your organization. Join us to learn how you can utilize your existing SQL skills with Sequel to access, analyze, and deliver useful data to your business users. With Sequel, it’s easy to run SQL-based queries in whatever interface you prefer—without writing the queries yourself. You can dive deeper into the data with reports and graphical dashboards. And, you can deliver data securely the way users want it.
In just 30 minutes, you’ll learn how to:

  • Build SQL queries—without writing the code
  • Deliver useful data to users—with run-time prompts, reports, and dashboards
  • Keep your data secure—no matter where your users access it
Ready to transform the way your organization accesses, analyzes, and delivers data? Watch the webinar now!

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HelpSystems

 

Your company depends on IBM i data. But it’s complicated. Not everyone can understand it, and you don’t have the time to spend explaining exactly what the data means.
Let BI dashboards do the job for you.
Sequel dashboards can easily summarize and display important business metrics using any combination of graphs, tables, gauges, and more. In short, dashboards turn IBM i data into visual, easy-to-interpret information that your company can actually use to make decisions.
Watch the webinar to learn how to:

  • Visualize data in dashboards
  • Deliver dashboards to business users
  • Keep dashboards (and data) secure
Plus, see a demonstration of just how quickly you can build customized BI dashboards with Sequel’s new snap-to-grid functionality.


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HelpSystems

 

If your programmers know SQL, they’re skilled in using SQL/400 to get your organization’s data. But that’s all your programmers can do with SQL/400. They can’t dive deeper into the data, and they can’t deliver data in the format business users require.
It’s time to do more than just get the data for your organization. Join us to learn how you can utilize your existing SQL skills with Sequel to access, analyze, and deliver useful data to your business users. With Sequel, it’s easy to run SQL-based queries in whatever interface you prefer—without writing the queries yourself. You can dive deeper into the data with reports and graphical dashboards. And, you can deliver data securely the way users want it.
In just 30 minutes, you’ll learn how to:

  • Build SQL queries—without writing the code
  • Deliver useful data to users—with run-time prompts, reports, and dashboards
  • Keep your data secure—no matter where your users access it
Ready to transform the way your organization accesses, analyzes, and delivers data? Watch the webinar now!


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Profound Logic Software, Inc.

 

Modern, web-based applications can make your Enterprise more efficient, connected and engaged. This session will demonstrate how the Profound UI framework is the best and most native way to convert your existing RPG applications and develop new modern applications for your business. Additionally, you will learn how you can address modernization across your Enterprise, including databases and legacy source code, with Profound Logic.

We will demonstrate how Profound UI:
  • Goes beyond simple screen-scraping to truly modernize your RPG applications
  • Uses RPG Open Access and your own RPG code and development talent to modernize
  • Supports rapid development with an easy-to-use, drag-and-drop Designer
  • Integrates with our on-the-fly modernization, mobile development, and Enterprise Modernization solutions

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HelpSystems

 

Are you perplexed by complex data?
Many data access tools make it difficult to extract information from data. Delving into data—new or existing—quickly gets complicated and the data itself doesn’t offer context. And your management team needs information with context to stay ahead of the competition. As a result, you have to resort to manual efforts to meet their needs: poring over the data, extracting it, and often re-keying it into a spreadsheet.
It’s time to make complex data easy for anyone to understand.
In just 30 minutes, you'll learn how to provide information your organization needs with relative ease, setting your company up for success in 2017—and beyond.
We'll cover how to:

  • Easily extract and transform data
  • Deliver useful information to management
  • Constantly explore data for new opportunities
  • Ready to transform your data into valuable information? Watch the on-demand webinar now.


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HelpSystems

 

When IBM i disk space pulls its notorious disappearing act, you don’t have time to waste figuring out how the trick is done. You need to know when disk space starts to disappear and where it has gone before system performance and productivity start to suffer.
Looking behind the curtain to keep a close eye on disk space—especially in a multi-partition environment—can have its challenges, but every good admin can have an ace up their sleeve. Our experts will show you how Robot Monitor can help you pinpoint exactly when your auxiliary storage starts to disappear and why, so you can start taking a proactive approach to disk monitoring and analysis. You’ll also get insight into:

  • The main sources of disk consumption
  • How to monitor temporary storage and QTEMP objects in real time
  • How to monitor objects and libraries in real time and near-real time
  • How to track long-term disk trends
Start seeing through the sleight of hand and get instant visibility into disk usage. Add advance warning of potential threats and—abracadabra!—you’ll reduce the risk of disk space depletion and curb the sudden flurry of activity to clean things up.


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HelpSystems

 

My desktop application users spend a lot of time manually generating and printing letters using IBM i data.
Our team copies and pastes information between IBM i applications all the time. Launching a PC application from my IBM i screens is impossible today.
Sound familiar?
Too many businesses go through manual efforts to transfer documents and data across IBM i and desktop applications—especially ERPs. Whether you use JDE World, JDE EnterpriseOne, Infor, Epicor, Microsoft Dynamics, or any other ERP, chances are your employees are stuck transferring information manually. And all of that manual effort leads to hours upon hours of wasted time.
But it doesn’t need to any more.
Watch the recording to learn how easy it can be to bring your IBM i and desktop applications together automatically. Plus, employees will gain productivity and be able to do more work faster.
You’ll learn:

  • Why integrating your IBM i and desktop applications is good for business
  • When it makes sense to integrate IBM i applications with PC desktops
  • How to bring your users closer to the applications information they interact with on a daily basis
Move into a more efficient future—and away from tiresome copying, pasting, and maneuvering.


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HelpSystems

 

It’s simple. IBM i is the most reliable, securable, and powerful platform to house your critical business data.
IBM i was built for business and has added features and functionality over the years to keep up with modern business needs. You can trust it to run your business, access your data in real-time, and keep your data secure. Plus, IBM i can scale to your business and handle all of your critical data.
Can your other platforms do that?
We didn’t think so.
Watch this 30-minute webinar to learn why you should keep your data on IBM i, including:

  • IBM i is reliable
  • IBM i offers fast and secure real-time data access
  • IBM i helps your business prepare for tomorrow
Plus, we demonstrate how Sequel Data Access helps you modernize IBM i data access and meet your business needs.


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HelpSystems

 

There’s a better way to run your queries. With an advanced query tool like Sequel, you can deliver IBM i data you need quickly and efficiently—without the hang-ups of a basic query tool. In this session, we address common frustrations with the IBM i basic query tool, discuss major data access and distribution trends, and help you understand what to look for in a more advanced query tool.
Plus, you’ll learn how a tool like Sequel helps you:

  • Get up and running queries quickly
  • Make decisions with real-time data
  • Boost productivity with runtime prompts
  • Increase flexibility for users to access data
Watch the on-demand webinar now and learn why it’s time to take your queries up a notch.


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Halcyon, a HelpSystems Company

 

IBM i is great at managing varied workloads—the OS offers many built-in work management and system utilities to aid administration.
But greater customization is sometimes necessary in the line of duty.
Halcyon has built upon these utilities to deliver a number of advanced functions designed for you to take control of all of your day-to-day IBM i activities.
During this on-demand webinar, our experts will demonstrate some of Halcyon’s capabilities and describe real-life scenarios that highlight how you can:

  • Reduce your alerting footprint by implementing leading-edge monitoring techniques
  • Identify both organic growth and spikes in disk space utilization
  • Automate time-consuming housekeeping tasks
  • Take advantage of the powerful IBM i Services
  • Automate literally anything
Set your sights on having the right monitoring solution, no matter what comes your way. Watch the recording today!


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PowerTech Group, Inc.

 

The IFS is one of the most commonly overlooked aspects of IBM i security Experts’ fears surrounding the risks associated with poor configuration were recently confirmed by the 2016 State of IBM i Security Study. Published annually, the results reveal most Power Systems lack adequate security controls and auditing measures.
In this fast-paced webinar series, leading experts Robin Tatam and Carol Woodbury share insight into critical areas of IBM i security.
This recorded session has Robin Tatam introducing IFS security:

  • Defining IFS
  • How the IFS is configured
  • Common IFS security mistakes
  • What a virus can do to IBM i through the IFS
  • Tracking user activity


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HelpSystems

 

Get the results of the 2016 State of IBM i Security Study in this on-demand webinar!
PowerTech has audited thousands of IBM i servers over the past 13 years, gaining extensive, real-world insight into the deployment state of IBM i security controls.
The results of this wildly popular study, the State of IBM i Security, have revealed vulnerabilities that even auditors miss—providing invaluable insight in seven configuration categories:

  • Network-initiated commands & data access
  • Server-level security controls
  • Profile and password settings
  • Administrative capabilities
  • Public accessibility to corporate data
  • System event auditing
  • Anti-virus protection
Session Learning Objectives Viewers also gain an understanding of:
  • Why this study is important
  • How the data is collected
  • How to interpret and learn from the results

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HelpSystems

 

You’re responsible for looking after Windows, Linux, AIX, and VIOS, but you worry that you don’t understand their complexities well enough to make your job effective—or easy.
No problem! Simplify the management of multiple operating systems and applications without becoming experts in each area.
In this 30-minute recorded webinar, our experts demonstrate how you can:

  • Manage multiple platforms from a central location
  • View monitoring results in a single pane of glass on your desktop or mobile device
  • Take advantage of best practice, plug-and-play monitoring templates
  • Create rules to automate daily checks across your entire infrastructure
  • Receive notification if something is wrong or about to go wrong
This presentation includes a live demo of Network Server Suite and shows how easy monitoring multiple operating systems and applications can be using point-and-click technology.


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HelpSystems

 

Nearly 90 percent of healthcare organizations have experienced data breaches.

Protected Health Information (PHI) is extremely valuable on the black market, which means cybercriminals are motivated to gain access to data stored by healthcare providers, insurance companies, and their business associates.
To combat this threat, HIPAA enforcement is ramping up with more audits and more fines. Getting HIPAA compliant is more important than ever for organizations in the healthcare industry, but one critical security measure has been overlooked by many: encryption is your last line of defense.
In this on-demand webinar, Bob Luebbe, Chief Architect for Linoma Software, will show you how encryption:

  • Protects sensitive data at rest and in motion
  • Limits the exposure caused by a cyberattack
  • Makes HIPAA compliance simpler
  • Can be surprisingly easy to implement
Bob will also demonstrate Crypto Complete, an innovative encryption and key management solution for IBM i.


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HelpSystems

 

How long does dock door signing take your organization? Too long if you’re still using manual processes and paper.
From generating to collating to printing to routing to signing, manual processes and paper slow down your organization—and your delivery times. Electronic documents and digital signature capture can change all of that. And your organization will be able to create, route, approve (with digital signatures), and retrieve documents faster.
Learn how digital signature capture helps you:

  • Eliminate steps in your approval processes
  • Improve auditability
  • Reduce customer service time to resolve questions
Plus, we’ll demonstrate how digitizing signatures and documents will reduce your organization’s costs over the long haul.


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PowerTech Group, Inc.

 

Protect your system from unauthorized network access through readily available PC tools

Experts’ fears surrounding the risks associated with poor configuration were recently confirmed by the 2016 State of IBM i Security Study. Published annually, the results reveal most Power Systems lack adequate security controls and auditing measures.
In this fast-paced webinar series, leading experts Robin Tatam and Carol Woodbury share insight into critical areas of IBM i security.
This on-demand webinar will show you how well-known services like FTP and ODBC enable users to access sensitive data without oversight or restrictions. Robin Tatam will also explain what exit programs are and how you can use them to protect your organization.


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HelpSystems

 

Let’s face it: IBM i experts and RPG programmers are retiring from the workforce. These folks have been managing all areas of your business—often manually and behind the scenes—for decades, everything from IT operations to data and documents to cybersecurity.
Are you prepared to handle their departure?
During this 30-mintue recorded webinar, our panel of IBM i experts—Chuck Losinski, Robin Tatam, Richard Schoen, and Tom Huntington—will outline strategies that allow your company to cope with IBM i skills depletion by adopting these strategies that allow you to get the job done without deep expertise on the OS:

  • Automate IBM i processes
  • Use managed services to help fill the gaps
  • Secure the system against data loss and viruses
IBM i skills depletion is a top concern for IBM i shops around the world. The strategies you discover in this webinar will help you ensure that your system of record—your IBM i—continues to deliver a powerful business advantage, even as staff retires.


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HelpSystems

 

In the modern data center, disparate platforms must be able to communicate with each other quickly, efficiently, and without fuss. Many IT teams turn to IBM MQ for data delivery across platforms, but delivery can only be guaranteed when several key components are active and functioning at an optimum level.
You need to know as soon as there is a backlog or serious bottleneck in IBM MQ, so sporadic, manual monitoring simply won’t cut it for such an integral critical piece of software.
During this 30-minute recorded webinar, we’ll dissect monitoring options available for IBM MQ. You’ll learn:

  • Which components you must monitor
  • Limitations of reactive, manual monitoring
  • Why exception-based notifications are so important
  • Best practices for automated monitoring
You’ll also see a live demo of MQ Manager that shows how built-in monitoring templates can be deployed and customized to get you up and running in minutes.


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HelpSystems

 

Is babysitting documents through workflows driving you crazy? Are you tired of manually re-keying data day after day? Or are you simply losing your mind in an endless sea of paper documents?
Don’t let your document management problem send your head spinning any longer. Watch the webinar to pick your path to better document management.
You’ll learn how to solve your:

  • Workflow problem
  • Data entry problem
  • Paper problem
Plus, we’ll demonstrate how HelpSystems Document Management (RJS) products will help you along the way.


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HelpSystems

 

Still following manual processes for extracting and transferring data across platforms? You’re not alone. Many business still depend on RPG for their daily business processes and report generation. And that leads to a lot of manual effort.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could stop re-keying data between IBM i and other applications? Or if you could stop replicating data and start processing orders faster? Or what if you could automatically extract data from existing reports instead of re-keying?
It’s all possible. Watch this webinar to learn about:

  • The data dilemma
  • 3 ways to stop re-keying data
  • Data automation in practice
Plus, you’ll see a demonstration of how data automation software from HelpSystems will help you finally stop re-keying data.


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PowerTech Group, Inc.

 

Everyone knows that cybersecurity is important, but getting started on the road to data protection and compliance can be confusing and intimidating. Understanding common vulnerabilities helps you focus your attention and resources on the areas that need the most help.
We all want “best-practice” security, but what are top organizations doing to achieve and maintain it?
Watch this webinar to learn the details about how to develop the seven habits that are part of daily life for secure organizations. You’ll learn how to:

  • Break the Ostrich Syndrome
  • Develop a Security Policy
  • Assess Current Standing
  • Perform Security Event Logging and Review
  • Use “Best of Breed” Technologies
  • Monitor for Ongoing Compliance
  • Plan for the Future
This on-demand webinar examines what each of these habits means to IBM i, and helps you make sure that you don’t become the next security statistic.


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PowerTech

 

Get actionable info to avoid becoming the next cyberattack victim.
In “Data breach digest—Scenarios from the field,” Verizon documented an AS/400 security breach. Whether you call it AS/400, iSeries, or IBM i, you now have proof that the system has been breached.
Watch IBM i security expert Robin Tatam give an insightful discussion of the issues surrounding this specific scenario.
Robin will also draw on his extensive cybersecurity experience to discuss policies, processes, and configuration details that you can implement to help reduce the risk of your system being the next victim of an attack.


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HelpSystems

 

Experts agree that one of the most overlooked areas of IBM i security is the Integrated File System. Available since V3R1, the IFS provides access for users carrying nothing more than a user profile and password, so it better be secure! If you believe nothing important is stored on your server's IFS, think again, because it's a conduit to many things, including the Operating System and all of your application libraries and files.
Watch this important session to learn about securing the IFS, including:

  • Why do we care about the IFS?
  • Permissions versus Authority
  • Root folder access
  • Auditing IFS activities
  • Read/Write versus *ALLOBJ
  • Anti-Virus Considerations

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PowerTech Group, Inc.

 

IBM i is known for its security, but this OS could be more vulnerable than you think.
Although Power Servers often live inside the safety of the perimeter firewall, the risk of suffering a data leak or data corruption remains high.
Watch noted IBM i security expert Robin Tatam as he discusses common ways that this supposedly “secure” operating system may actually be vulnerable and who the culprits might be.


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HelpSystems

 

Your ERP system —whether it’s JDE World, Enterprise One, Infor, Epicor, Microsoft Dynamics, VAI, or anything else—is essential to maintaining your company’s key business information and processes. But you’re constantly generating and receiving paper and electronic documents, too, and it’s hard to keep everything straight. So, you wind up chasing documents and data around—and keeping your customers and vendors waiting.
It’s time to make life easier and make your customers happier. With an electronic document management system, you can integrate with your ERP to keep all of your key documents and data in one spot.
And when all of your documents are stored digitally, you can speed up your processes and get key documents (like purchase orders and invoices) approved faster.
Watch the webinar and learn how to:

  • Integrate a document management system with your ERP
  • Capture all of your key shop floor, order, and shipment documents in one central repository
  • Improve customer, vendor, and employee response times
  • Accomplish more work without adding additional staff
It’s time to deliver your shipments faster and keep your customers happy by streamlining your paperwork processes.


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HelpSystems

 

Automate Process Flow Through the Data Center
Typical “computerized” business processes are a combination of multiple schedulers, operational scripts, CL programs, and manual file checking, all backed up with the trusty runbook.
Is there a better way to manage business processes?
It is a common misconception that a business process cannot be automated if it’s too complicated or requires that someone verify each step. We’re here to tell you there is a better way to manage your business—process automation is possible!
Take 30 minutes to learn the options for automating your business process flow and how they fit into your data center processing, including cases of:

  • Complex or iterative schedules
  • Event-driven dependencies
  • Multi-platform dependencies
  • Dynamically calculated parameters
  • Exception notification
  • SAP and Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne integration
How do I know business process automation is effective?
If you have any doubts that automating complex business processes will improve your level of service, you’ll also hear a success story from the senior systems administrator at Trident Seafoods who embraced automation using the Robot solution and is reeling in the benefits!


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HelpSystems

 

Think only large organizations can afford and implement business intelligence (BI)? Think again.

Today, BI isn’t just for the big guys. Small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) can (and, indeed, do) deploy BI tools—and it doesn’t cost them a fortune. Here’s why: they choose a BI tool that’s the right size for their business. They gain the clear, actionable information they need to make sound business decisions. And, since the BI tool is scaled—in size and cost—to their needs, they achieve fast ROI.
Need help finding the right BI for your SMB? Start here.
You'll learn the must-haves for BI on IBM i at SMBs:

  • Get BI without missing a beat by importing existing queries
  • Give your SMB the ability to make better decisions
  • Increase productivity with real-time data access
  • Achieve fast ROI
Plus, you’ll see a demonstration of how Sequel Data Access makes BI for SMBs easy. Quick installation, simple setup, and easy data access mean you can start pulling reports from your IBM i within an hour.
Ready to help your SMB move faster and get more done? Watch the webinar today!


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HelpSystems

 

A document enters your organization. Then what? Where does it go? How is it captured?
For many organizations, capture is an ad hoc, unenforced process. And that’s where document management projects go wrong. Standardizing document capture is one of the best ways to get your document management project off on the right foot.
When it comes to capturing documents, you have options. Watch this webinar to learn about the different levels of automation available with document capture—and how to determine which is right for you:

  • Capture with user tools
  • Semi-automated capture
  • Fully automated capture
Plus, you’ll see a live demonstration of document capture software from HelpSystems.
Ready to find the level of document capture that’s right for your organization? Watch the webinar now


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Profound Logic Software, Inc.

 

Watch this on-demand webinar and learn how to rapidly and easily deploy mobile apps to your organization – even when working with legacy RPG code! IBM Champion Scott Klement will demonstrate how to:

  • Develop RPG applications without mobile development experience
  • Deploy secure applications for any mobile device
  • Build one application for all platforms, including Apple and Android
  • Extend the life and reach of your IBM i (aka iSeries, AS400) platform
You’ll see examples from customers who have used our products and services to deliver the mobile applications of their dreams, faster and easier than they ever thought possible!
Watch this Webinar Now!

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PowerTech Group, Inc.

 

Learn why event auditing is necessary and how to configure it

Experts’ fears surrounding the risks associated with poor configuration were recently confirmed by the 2016 State of IBM i Security Study. Published annually, the results reveal most Power Systems lack adequate security controls and auditing measures.
In this fast-paced webinar series, leading experts Robin Tatam and Carol Woodbury share insight into critical areas of IBM i security.
This second session of the series introduces event auditing, with Robin Tatam covering the basics and more:

  • Why auditing is necessary
  • Determine if IBM i auditing is currently active
  • How to configure auditing with one simple command
  • What audit events are recorded (and which are missed!)
  • How high availability (HA) applications often make critical events disappear
  • Event reporting and real-time alerting


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HelpSystems

 

This 30-minute recording demystifies Linux on Power, AIX, and VIOS and teaches best practice techniques for maintaining and controlling critical processes and applications running on your Linux, AIX, and VIOS environments.

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PowerTech

 

Your IBM i holds a massive amount of data. In most organizations, that data constitutes a mission-critical and high-value asset.
How do you adequately protect the data residing on your IBM i, given its value to your organization? IBM has provided us with many options for protecting our data, but it’s now always clear how to select and implement the best options for your circumstances.
This recorded webinar describes IBM i’s different data security options, along with implementation recommendations and tips for getting started. Carol Woodbury, one of the world’s top IBM i security experts, also provides considerations to help you determine how many layers of security are right for your organization.


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HelpSystems

 

Why is 2017 the year you need document management? Because not having document management costs too much. Your business grows—and outgrows the filing cabinets. Documents fall into disarray. Employees spend too much time manually managing them. And the biggest cost of all: you can’t provide the fast, helpful service that your customers and vendors need.
Watch this webinar to learn how to improve service with document management. In just 30 minutes, we’ll cover:

  • Why you need document management
  • How document management improves service to customers and vendors
  • What you’ll gain in productivity
  • Plus, you’ll see a demonstration of HelpSystems document management software in action.


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PowerTech Group, Inc.

 

"From the world's largest corporations to small Internet stores, compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is vital for all merchants who accept credit cards, online or offline, because nothing is more important than keeping your customer’s payment card data secure.” — PCI Security Standards Council
Complying with the PCI standard is a normal part of doing business in today’s credit-centric world. But, PCI applies to multiple platforms.
The challenge becomes how to map the general PCI requirements to a specific platform, such as IBM i. And, more importantly, how can you maintain—and prove—compliance?
Watch this webinar to understand:

  • How PCI requirements relate to IBM i systems
  • IBM i-specific barriers to compliance
  • How PowerTech security solutions help you fulfill PCI requirements, meet compliance guidelines, and satisfy auditors
You’ll leave with the knowledge and confidence you need to evaluate PCI compliance requirements and prepare your IBM i system for today’s regulatory challenges.


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PowerTech Group, Inc.

 

Set the tone for data protection with security-relevant system values

Experts’ fears surrounding the risks associated with poor configuration were recently confirmed by the 2016 State of IBM i Security Study. Published annually, the results reveal most Power Systems lack adequate security controls and auditing measures.
In this fast-paced webinar series, leading experts Robin Tatam and Carol Woodbury share insight into critical areas of IBM i security.
The series opens with an introduction to security-relevant system values.
System values are one of the fundamental elements of IBM i security. The security system values enable you to “set the tone” of security on your IBM i, enforce password composition rules, and enable auditing. Watch this on-demand webinar to see Carol Woodbury describe these system values and provide guidance on their best practice settings.


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HelpSystems

 

There’s a better way to run your queries. With an advanced query tool like Sequel, you can deliver IBM i data you need quickly and efficiently—without the hang-ups of a basic query tool.
In this session, we address common frustrations with the IBM i basic query tool, discuss major data access and distribution trends, and help you understand what to look for in a more advanced query tool.
Plus, you’ll learn how a tool like Sequel helps you:

  • Get up and running queries quickly
  • Make decisions with real-time data
  • Boost productivity with runtime prompts
  • Increase flexibility for users to access data
Watch the on-demand webinar now and learn why it’s time to take your queries up a notch.


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HelpSystems

 

Protecting your data from viruses or malicious code is not an unfamiliar concept, but understanding how these threats can affect your Power Systems server may not be as easy to grasp.

There are many myths about viruses and IBM i—including the belief that the system is immune. Many Power Systems managers still don’t see viruses as a risk because they see them as a Windows threat. While this was once true, today’s connected environments operate under different rules.

It’s time to take action and protect IBM i and the network that connects to it. This on-demand webinar will help you gain an understanding of the relationships between:

  • Viruses and the integrated file system (IFS)
  • Power Systems and Windows viruses
  • PC-based anti-virus scanning vs native IBM i scanning
There are a number of ways you can minimize your exposure to viruses. Learn the facts to ensure you're fully-protected.


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