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Making the Right Choice Between Mainframe Software Companies

By | August 25th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, App Performance|

As s IT Solutions Austria prepared to consolidate mainframe services with vendors, it needed to determine if it was using an optimal solution for mainframe application analysis to meet its growing challenges as a large competitor in a world becoming increasingly digital.

The GDPR Clock Is Ticking: Two-tier Access to a Lookup Table

By | August 23rd, 2016|Data, GDPR Countdown, Security|

Two-tier access to a lookup table is the method of choice when your replacement values must come from a specific data range.

Recruiting the Mainframe Workforce: How to Fill Mainframe Jobs

By | August 18th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, Mainframe DevOps, Millennials|

Early on, we understood timing, training and mentorship should coalesce to ease the process of onboarding individuals to fill mainframe jobs.

Scrum Teams: What’s with All the Scrum Meetings?

By | August 16th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development|

Mainframe agility is now a competitive requirement for enterprises in the accelerating digital economy. Agile provides the development framework for IT organizations to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and Scrum meetings are an indispensable component of that framework.

Forrester Analysts Convey Urgency for Mainframe DevOps

By | August 11th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, COBOL, Mainframe DevOps|

As technologies of engagement increasingly access systems of record, enterprises would be wise to adopt the mainframe DevOps culture, processes and tools they need to innovate.

The GDPR Clock Is Ticking: Accessing a Data Lookup Table

By | August 9th, 2016|Data, Featured, GDPR Countdown, Security|

Before a lookup table is set up, some thoughts must be given to the method you’ll use for accessing the data lookup table and how replacement rows are retrieved.

Bimodal IT and the Weakest Link

By | August 4th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, Mainframe DevOps|

The theory of constraints says the true measure of a chain’s strength is found in its weakest link. But those who propose Bimodal IT seem to have ignored that reality.

Federal Government and the Mainframe Aren’t Mutually Exclusive

By | August 2nd, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, COBOL, Featured, Mainframe DevOps, Security|

There’s no question the mainframe is the most powerful backend data transaction system for enterprises and, yes, our United States government.

The 2-Week COBOL Sprint: Software Development Bottlenecks

By | July 28th, 2016|App Development, COBOL, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

These are actions you should take to eliminate common software development bottlenecks. Doing so will help you improve the speed and efficiency of your 2-week COBOL sprint.

Recruiting the Mainframe Workforce: Generating Mainframe Awareness

By | July 26th, 2016|Featured, Millennialize the Mainframe, Millennials|

Much of our success with hiring Millennial developers has come from educating students on the powers of the mainframe.

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How to Improve COBOL Migration Strategies with Modern Tools

By | July 21st, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, COBOL, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

Despite the availability, many mainframe shops are unaware modern tools contain improved functionality for aiding COBOL migration strategies and achieving improved performance.

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The GDPR Clock Is Ticking: Creating a Data Lookup Table

By | July 19th, 2016|Data, Featured, GDPR Countdown, Security|

As long as testers are humans, they’ll prefer working with real names. This brings us to data translation (a.k.a. data lookup), another commonly used data disguise technique.

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What Does the Mainframe Have to Do with Pokémon Go?

By | July 14th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

The Pokémon franchise logically mainstreaming its brand for the digital age via Pokémon Go. Mainframe software companies should mainstream the mainframe for the digital age, too.

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How Scrum Teams Enable Mainframe Agility

By | July 12th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, Mainframe DevOps|

The streamlined structure, rapid skills development and accountability associated with the Scrum team makes it an ideal technique for achieving mainframe agility.

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How to Be a Mainframe DevOps Evangelist

By | July 7th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

You need someone who fanatically believes in the benefits of mainframe DevOps and can drive an organization to embrace changes in people, process and technology to achieve those benefits. Enter the mainframe DevOps evangelist.

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The GDPR Clock Is Ticking: Data Disguise Techniques

By | July 5th, 2016|Data, GDPR Countdown, Security|

In light of the ensuing General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), let’s have a look at common data disguise techniques, taking a closer look at one in particular later on.

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The 2-Week COBOL Sprint: Deployment Automation

By | June 30th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, COBOL, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

For mainframe agility to work, you have to move away from manual or scripted deployment and find a fit-for-purpose deployment automation tool.

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The Monthly Mainframe Code-Drop

By | June 28th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, App Performance, COBOL, Code Quality, Data, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

With today’s release of ISPW Deploy, Compuware is again equipping large enterprises to achieve mainframe agility and release fresh COBOL code with unprecedented speed and frequency.

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The Bloor Group Proves the Agile Mainframe Exists

By | June 23rd, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

In “The Agile Mainframe: Compuware Re-Energizes the Mainframe,” you have the opportunity to read more about how Agile and DevOps processes, modernized development tools, and integrations and partnerships forged with leading mainstream software vendors are transforming the mainframe to be a platform for agility.

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The CICSPlex Starburst Effect on Application Performance Measurement

By | June 21st, 2016|App Performance|

When it comes to measuring CICS regions for application performance, analysts need to look at the CICSPlex as a whole as opposed to only looking at the performance of one or a few particular CICS regions.

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