Helping Automate Advanced Manufacturing with CICS APIs

In Case studies by Jerry Rackley

Advanced manufacturing faces constant profitability and growth challenges. Maintaining a competitive advantage and profitability can only happen with a continuous commitment to operational excellence. A global furniture manufacturer based in Holland, Michigan, has turned to CICS APIs to enable automation of their business, manufacturing and distribution systems. The result is a dramatic reduction in the cost and risk of their …

Try a Live CICS API Now

In How-to, Hybrid IT, Modernization by Jerry Rackley

How well does an API strategy work for modernizing or making CICS applications participate in the hybrid cloud? Find out right now by testing it from your browser. You can invoke a real, live CICS API simply by clicking on this URL: http://demo.hostbridge.com/hbscript/traderS After clicking the demo link, you’ll see something like this on your screen: This browser screen contains the JSON output …

Modernizing Legacy Insurance Applications: Accelerating Digital Transformation using Low-Code Platforms

In Modernization by Jerry Rackley

How do you unlock the data treasure chest from decade’s worth of insurance claims and policy history to deliver a competitive 21st century client experience? This is the challenge insurance companies are facing today. The answer to modernizing legacy insurance applications is simpler than you think. Digital transformation is the right strategy for maintaining relevance and competitiveness in the insurance …

How to Successfully Modernize Mainframe Banking Applications

In Modernization by Russ Teubner

Many of the world’s largest banks run core banking systems on the IBM System Z platform under CICS. These applications process millions or hundreds of millions of transactions daily where high-performance and high availability is imperative. In today’s hybrid application environment, these legacy applications must also participate in enterprise digital transformation and hybrid cloud strategies. While making legacy applications available …