TIC News

TIC News is focused on covering current and future events at TIC Software.

Here you can find information on upcoming presentations, new team members, and partnerships.

We also cover interesting topics like IT around the world, advances in AI, and the modern workplace.

New Product Announcement: The Latest Solution in HPE NonStop Integration

October 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

Our partners over at NuWave have announced the release of their newest product, Prizm, the NonStop-based gateway for all API's!

Watch the video and see Casey Krasner and Dave Belliveau go into greater detail about this exciting new product.

Blog: Modernize Your Middleware with REST

September 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

Are you still using old middleware technology like RSC or Picolo to support your mission-critical applications on your NonStop Systems?  If so, it is time for a change!

Surprisingly,  there are still many users using old proprietary technology like RSC or Piccolo for their middleware.  These tools may still be able to perform the basic functions that they were designed for over 20+ years ago...

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The Benefits of Migrating to REST from SOAP

August 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

We want to thank everyone who took part of our latest webinar. For those who couldn't attend, we have good news. We are now ready to share the PowerPoint slides, or the videos. Just send us an email with your request and we'll send you either a copy of the slides or a link to watch the videos.

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TIC Talk 2021, Special Edition

August 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

We had a lot of talk about the "TOP – The Versatile GUI Tool for NonStop" webinar. If you couldn't attend, here's a refresher of what you missed and to see for yourself why TOP is such a versatile tool. 

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TIC Talk 2021, Issue 4

August 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

This month's edition of TIC Talk is focused on webinars. We have a recap of our latest webinar "The Benefits of Migrating to REST from SOAP." We also put the spotlight on US Foods' Ajay and Kevin and their OZTUG presentation. Finally we provide more details about the upcoming TBC 2021 event.  Get the full details by clicking on the link.

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NonStop Application Modernization - US Foods

July 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

Here's the video of US Food's Ajay and Kevin's presentation at this years OZTUG event.

 

Hope you enjoy it as well as find it educational.

TIC Talk 2021, Issue 3

June 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

TIC Talk's latest newsletter is now available. We recap the last 2 webinars that took place in the last couple of months where we go over TOP and Lightwave.

We also provide info about the upcoming virtual events, like CTUG, OZTUG and TBC 2021. Click the link to read about that and more!

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Webinar: TOP – The Versatile GUI Tool for NonStop

May 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

We want to thank everyone who joined and participated in our TOP webinar. If you would like to watch the Webinar again, go to the link below where you'll find all the presentations and more info about TOP.

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LightWave and API Strategy on-demand webinar

April 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

If you had attended our TIC User Forum couple months ago and the webinar we hosted in April, you would have enjoyed some very interesting NonStop User presentations, including the “API Strategy using LightWave” by our client US Foods. Ajay and Ken did an excellent job in presenting their approach and experience in implementing enterprise interoperability utilizing RESTful API.

We have requests from a few users expressing interest to learn more about the LightWave product. So, we want to follow up with this on-demand webinar to do a deeper dive on the LightWave Server and Client to explore:

  • What are the LightWave architecture and components?

  • How does the LightWave achieve its high performance?

  • How easy is it to develop applications using LightWave?

  • How would you get started with REST and LightWave?

WATCH LightWave ON-DEMAND VIDEO        

 

Explore the NuWave samples available on Github.

Watch Github ON-DEMAND VIDEO

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TIC Talk 2021, Issue 2

April 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

In this issue of TIC Talk, we provide info to our latest webinar "LightWave and API Strategy Webinar." We shared a couple of articles from NuWave and TIC's Phil Ly. We also have a very special corner dedicated to our colleague, Matt Riesz and his award winning orchids and more!

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NuWave - The Top 5 Trends in REST Services

March 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

In this Nuwave's article, you’ll take a look at a mixture of both: innovative ways our customers are modernizing and updating their solutions, and emerging trends that possibly will have a play in the NonStop space over time

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Modernization: One Small Step for NonStop-Kind

March 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

Contrary to popular myth, modernization doesn’t have to be revolutionary or super technical. Modernization, instead looks at how to improve things to make them practical for the future

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TIC NonStop Modernization Forum – “Think Outside the Box”

February 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

Once again we would like to thank everyone involved with our latest User Group Meeting, whether you were a speaker or an attendee, the success of the event was thanks to you!  

To watch a short preview of the presentations and the complete presentation of John Russell's "Converting NonStop data to JSON for AWS reporting" go to our recap page. We're also providing demo opportunities upon request, for more info, click the link.

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TIC Talk 2021, Issue 1

February 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

In our first issue of the year, we talk about the upcoming "Think Outside the Box" Virtual Event. We also provide New LightWave Feature Video Tutorials and share a couple of news articles, to find out more, just click the link.

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Managing the Unintended Consequences of Your Innovations

January 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

Thought-provoking article in the HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW about weighing innovation and its sometimes unintended business consequences. As a NonStop vendor or customer, how are you planning on innovating in 2021, and how do you plan on protecting against potential derailments? Let us, at TIC Software, connect with you today, and help to build a NonStop future-proofing plan that examines all permutations of innovation.

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6 New Year’s Resolutions For Entrepreneurs And Small Businesses At The End Of A Very Tough Year

January 2021 (Great Neck, NY)

What are your company’s 2021 resolutions? An interesting article from FORBES to inspire change for the better for all of our organizations.

 

We at TIC Software continue to chart a course towards further NonStop innovation and education.

 

Wishing all of our clients, colleagues, and friends a happy and prosperous new year.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

December 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Thank you for your continued support and business. We look forward to serving you in the upcoming year. Best wishes to you and yours from everyone at TIC Software!

 

All the best for the New Year!

NonStop Forward, Forward Nonstop: A Call to Action for NonStop’s Future

November 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

In reflecting on this year’s experience, as well as my almost four decades working in the field, I have been giving a lot of thought about the future of NonStop. It is something that many of you have heard me discuss quite often in this column, and  in my users’ group presentation. I know that this is an important topic shared by our NonStop community. 

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NonStop Technical Boot Camp 2020

November 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Thank you for attending the NonStop Technical Boot Camp 2020, we look forward to seeing you next year!

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User Forum Modernization via Web Services

October 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

The User Group Meeting was a huge success and a major reason was your involvement! Thank you and we look forward to having you join our next Zoom event soon! 

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Build Mental Endurance Like a Pro

November 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Interesting article from the NYT on the ways in which professional athletes maintain mental toughness while facing formidable challenges. As part of the NonStop community, how are you finding ways to thrive during this marathon stretch? On a personal level, we, at TIC, are here to support clients and NonStop colleagues alike during these challenging times. Please drop us a line, attend one of our virtual social events, or participate in one of our online learning series to continue to build collaborations and cultivate new connections!

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Battling Pandemic Blues: How Managers Can Rally the Troops

November 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Interesting article from the WSJ on managing morale during these strange times. As a NonStop-focused company, employee or manager alike, how are you continuing to inspire and innovate amidst pandemic business challenges? Resist the urge to stay still and look towards the future! Talk with TIC, today, and let us guide you towards your NonStop future proofing plan.

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The innovation challenge of Covid-19 frustration

October 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Interesting piece from the business insights website, The Future Shapers, on embracing innovation, despite the many frustrations caused by the current pandemic. Taking a page from this business allegory, it is essential that the NonStop community continues to focus on innovation and modernization, so as to overcome both company and customer challenges equally. 

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Let’s make the post-pandemic era a new golden age for invention

October 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Insightful article in this month’s issue of FAST COMPANY on the increasing importance of innovation in advance of client/customer needs. We at TIC believe this business philosophy is essential to future proofing NonStop. We should not wait to innovate reactively based on client challenges, but rather forecast tomorrow’s needs and wants by bringing solutions to the table!  

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User Forum Modernization via Web Services

October 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Thank you for being part of our 1st User Group Event! For a more detailed summary of what took place, please click on the link below. You'll find a recap of the event, as well as  a couple of tutorials that goes in more depth about the topics we covered.

The Importance of Partnerships in Futureproofing NonStop

October, 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Collaborating with partners and clients in the NonStop community has always been at the center of TIC’s mission statement. Given the state of the world, and significant changes to business practices, partnerships have become increasingly essential to NonStop vendors. Partnerships are often driven by personal relationships between company principals or executive team members – and this is certainly the case with many of our collaborations.

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Innovate with Urgency — Even When There’s No Crisis

October, 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Interesting piece from the HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW on the urgency for companies to innovate consistently, not just in the face of adversity or obstacles. Something for us to consider equally in the NonStop community. Let's continue to commit ourselves to futureproofing as a universal goal, regardless of today's challenges. We, at TIC, are ready to collaborate with you and your team to build a tailor-made modernization plan to help your company innovate and evolve!

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