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CICS Web Services Strategy Shrinks
Six-Month Project to One Hour
Bank of Ayudhya PCL., also known as Krungsri, is one of
Thailand's largest banks. It's creating CICS web services to
enable better access to its mainframe core banking applications.
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applications are accessed and exploited.
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20 host screens, using 3270 emulation
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just to retrieve the data to respond to a
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orchestrate and automate this application
access sequence. This reduced the user
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improvements when accessing core
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better customer experience because
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better responsiveness to customer
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interaction productivity projects are
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and deploying these web services.
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develop an international funds transfer
application, which required integration
with systems in other countries.
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to accomplish these money transfers
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web service to enable the operation.
This rapid development and deployment
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Thailand with this capability. The speed at
which this integration was complete was
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integration and improve productivity. This
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better user and customer experience.

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Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Transformation in the balance
Partner POV: Real-time visibility to data access is required to maintain GDPR compliance
R&D: IBM Research is providing valuable insights to tackle challenges and enable prosperity from the tip of Africa
Feature 1: Fleet of Foot: FRAIKIN Group develops a cost-effective and flexible thin-client environment
Cover Story: Radical Changes: Rabobank relies on DevOps on Z to transform its payments system
Feature 2: Developing a Business Plan: DevOps and the IBM Z Digital Transformation Model pave the way for innovation
Champions Showcase: Meet 18 of the 2018 IBM Z Champions
Hot Topics: Container Pricing for IBM Z brings predictability to cost
Solutions: IBM Z Mainfraime Virtual Tape Library, IntelliMagic Vision 8.14.2, zAdviser, DYNA-STEP Dynamic STEPLIB and ISPF Library Management 3.2
Stop Run: IBMer Karl Schmitz bridges the gap between art and computer security
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Editor's Desk: Transformation in the balance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Partner POV: Real-time visibility to data access is required to maintain GDPR compliance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - R&D: IBM Research is providing valuable insights to tackle challenges and enable prosperity from the tip of Africa
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Feature 1: Fleet of Foot: FRAIKIN Group develops a cost-effective and flexible thin-client environment
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 20
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover Story: Radical Changes: Rabobank relies on DevOps on Z to transform its payments system
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Feature 2: Developing a Business Plan: DevOps and the IBM Z Digital Transformation Model pave the way for innovation
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 30
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Champions Showcase: Meet 18 of the 2018 IBM Z Champions
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 40
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 41
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 48
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 49
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Hot Topics: Container Pricing for IBM Z brings predictability to cost
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 51
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 52
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 53
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Solutions: IBM Z Mainfraime Virtual Tape Library, IntelliMagic Vision 8.14.2, zAdviser, DYNA-STEP Dynamic STEPLIB and ISPF Library Management 3.2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 55
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Stop Run: IBMer Karl Schmitz bridges the gap between art and computer security
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
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