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The AS/400 Takes You Securely Where You Want to Go
This article on the built-in security features of the AS/400 system originally appeared in the Midrange Computing’s Showcase Magazine, June 2000.

go no go decision  Where You Want to Go L. Taylor - June 20, 2000 The following article appeared in Midrange Computing's Showcase Magazine, June 2000. Note: For additional articles by Laura Taylor, click on the Security category in the Research Panels box on the TEC website home page. Event Summary An off-shoot of System/38, the AS/400 was originally going to be called the AS/40. However, purely for marketing purposes, IBM added an extra zero to the name to make it appear bigger, better, and smarter. In order to add

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PPM for Internal Departments

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Typically IT departments employ an IT governance framework to ensure that their PPM strategy is put into action. With the increasing demand of IT departments to justify their project investments, PPM software has risen in popularity as the tool of choice. It allows both executives and IT decision makers to gain insight into their IT portfolios. PPM software allows IT managers to prioritize projects, allocate resources where needed, and gain financial insight into their portfolio investments. 

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