Resource Resurgence: Profoundly Solving the RPG Developer Shortage

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In the ever-evolving tech landscape, businesses face the constant struggle of staying agile and future-ready. At Profound Logic, we’re on a mission to shatter outdated boundaries and arm businesses with the tools they need for a successful future. It’s no secret that many businesses are facing the challenge of retiring RPG developers, and the lack of fresh talent poses a serious risk to businesses worldwide. But that’s where we come in! 

RPG Resource Shortage & Profound Transformation

As seasoned RPG developers age out, businesses stare down the barrel of risks and disruptions, grappling with a shortage of skilled professionals. Hearing this need, we’ve harnessed decades of IBM i development expertise to unveil Profound Transformationthe most accurate, effective, and least invasive approach to IBM i transformation.  

The Three Pillars of Transformation 

Our approach to solving the RPG resource problem rests on three pillars: Automated Conversion to Node.js, Profound Automated Co-Existence, and Profound Automated Testing. 

  • Automated Conversion to Node.js
    • Our interpretive code conversion tools offer an efficient solution, decoding and simplifying legacy applications. The result? Transformed applications with significantly less code, enhancing agility and efficiency while addressing the shortage of RPG developers. 
    • Transformation without disruption is key. Our unique coexistence approach enables old and new systems to run in harmony automatically, facilitating a seamless transition without compromising operational continuity. 
    • Reliability is paramount. Our automated testing tools conduct line-by-line comparison tests through automation. In case of issues, these tools collaborate with Profound AI to confirm fixes in real time, offering the fastest, safest, and most comprehensive transformation testing method available today. 

Embracing the Future with Profound Logic

Confronting the RPG resource shortage head-on, we empower businesses with automated conversion, seamless coexistence, and rigorous testing. Confidence in the future is not just a goal—it’s a guarantee. In the ever-shifting tech landscape, our unwavering commitment to flexibility and adaptability becomes your compass for seamless transformation. Our transformative IBM i development approach doesn’t just keep up; it propels businesses into thriving in the dynamic digital era. Ready to embark on your Profound Partnership? Reach out to our team at and let’s kickstart your journey into the future! 

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