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IT Jungle: Working around a user’s limit capabilities setting

As an old IBM i (AS/400-class) administrator, I like this Patrick Botz article on IT Jungle. about expanding the reach of a user’s Limit Capabilities setting, allowing users to execute just one green-screen command while blocking them from running all other restricted commands.

Cool stuff. You can read Patrick’s article here. Continue reading

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Raz-Lee Gives Away IBM i Anti-Virus Software

Check out this story from IT Jungle.

This month, Raz-Lee announced that it’s making a version of its iSecurity AV software free. Users can download the latest release of the software…and get a permanent authorization code that unlocks the software. That’s right: it’s not only free, but free forever.

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Blogging Declines Across the Inc. 500????

This is one of those articles I wonder about. ReadWrite Enterprises is posting an article saying that a new University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth study has found a huge drop (italics mine) in the number of companies maintaining corporate blogs over the past year.

I’m a little skeptical here.
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Halcyon White Paper available: 101 Things You Can Automate on Your System i

Just ran across Halcyon’s downloadable white paper called 101 Things You Can Automate on Your System i (iSeries) & 10 Top Tips for Peace of Mind. You can download it here. Registration required.

Please let me know if you see any other Power i/System i White Papers for downloading.

Also, if you’re looking for professionally written white papers, case studies, brochures, email campaigns, and other downloadable marketing material, please email me at Hertvik Business Services. We’d love to help you market your product.
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Spirits of 3D Past: New York Public Library Launches ‘Stereogranimator’

From Talking Points Memo. The New York Public library launched the Stereoganimator, a project that draws on the library’s archive of stereographs, a 19th century form where two nearly identical images are viewed side-by-side through a stereoscope to create the illusion of depth. The Stereogranimator allows users to turn images into animated GIFs. Here’s a link to one of the GIFs. Continue reading

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Call for Power i/System i white papers

I’m compiling a Web page for IBM Power i-related white papers, case studies, and brochures.

To include your material, please email me here.

Also, if you’re looking for professionally written white papers, case studies, brochures, email campaigns, and other written or downloadable marketing material, please email Hertvik Business Services. Continue reading

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Collected Posts from live blog detailing two System i moves across the city

In January 2012, I live-blogged two System i moves as an example of the planning and coordination it takes to move System i and Power i machines. You can find the collected posts at my new iSeries Move category page … Continue reading

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