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Biography

Jim Utsler

Jim Utsler

Jim Utsler, IBM Systems Magazine senior writer, has been writing for IBM since the mid-1990s. Over that time, he has covered myriad technological advances—and seen numerous IBM platform and magazine name changes. Although he currently focuses on customer success stories, he also writes articles of general computing interests and about new and emerging technologies.

He has also written stories for magazines as diverse as Automotive News, Electronic Commerce World and PGA Magazine. (A Google search for “Jim Utsler” will result in hundreds of samples of his published work.) Jim is also a freelance illustrator and the author of two currently unpublished novels (one a thriller about the early days of PC development).

Jim—a rabid Mac fan since he first purchased an Apple LC III in the early 1990s—has a degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, near where he currently lives. Although he doesn’t fly a maize-and-blue flag in front of his house, he can be heard shouting “Go Blue!” with Tourette’s-like enthusiasm even during the Wolverines’ off-season. While in school, he was a copy editor for Mathematical Reviews, an experience that taught him that math actually does make sense. His now, oft-repeated rebuke of himself is, “If I had been born smart enough, I would have been a physicist.”

When not putting fingers to keyboard, rooting for his alma mater, listening to NPR or grinding the gears on his old 1980’s convertible, he spends time with his wife, Deanna, and two children, Andrew and David, as well as other family members and friends. Now, if only he could find a publisher for his two novels…

Jim can be reached at jjutsler@provide.net.

Articles by Jim Utsler

IBM Research Is Working to Better Diagnose Osteoporosis—And Make Computing More Economical | May 2015 | MAINFRAME

IBM Research’s Memento Protocol Will Help Simplify and Secure Online Password Use | June 2015 | POWER

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Takes a Two-Pronged Approach to Backups and Disaster Recovery | June 2015 | POWER

IBM Master the Mainframe Contest Connects Millennials to the Mainframe and Potential Employers | May 2015 | MAINFRAME

Polaris Industries Reduces Job Runtimes, Saves CPU Usage and Specs Out New Systems | May 2015 | POWER

How IBM Research Is Using Advanced Computing to Lessen Sudden Heart Failure | April 2015 | MAINFRAME

IBM Research Is Working to Better Diagnose Osteoporosis—And Make Computing More Economical | April 2015 | POWER

AMPORTS Inc. Moves to PureFlex to Help Ensure the Future of Its Computing Environment | April 2015 | POWER

Marist College Uses Online Resources to Support Startups and Investors | March 2015 | POWER

How IBM Research Is Using Advanced Computing to Lessen Sudden Heart Failure | February 2015 | POWER

Jackson Family Wines Improves Operations—and Wine—by Streamlining Front-End Access to Back-End Logic | February 2015 | POWER

IBM Is Investing $3 Billion to Advance Computing Technology | January 2015 | MAINFRAME

IBM System Storage DS8870 Delivers Workload Efficiency | January 2015 | MAINFRAME

Marist College Uses the Cloud to Offer Massive Open Online Courses | January 2015 | MAINFRAME

Waytek Inc. Bolsters Its Web Presence and Back-Office CRM to Increase Sales and Customer Satisfaction | January 2015 | POWER


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