On Thursday, we will sit around a table with people whose political opinions we find heartless or naïve, who don’t binge the same shows as we do (or who don’t even have Netflix), and who think Docker is a brand of pants. And we’ll enjoy ourselves—or at least make a […]
There is an emerging phenomenon in IT: developers working on systems that are older than they are. While not unique to the mainframe (think Windows or Word), it is becoming more and more prevalent on the mainframe.
Think of it. As this developer was learning to walk the application was up […]
If you’re in IT at a Big Important Company, much of your most important application logic probably resides on an IBM mainframe. And you’re not re-platforming it any time soon.
You therefore face three serious challenges:
Updating your mainframe application logic in response to your constantly changing business needs as aggressively as you […]
On July 8, a Compuware software architect named Gary Michalek walked into my office and described a brilliant product idea he’d come up with over the fourth of July weekend.
On October 1, we’ll release the initial version of that product. That’s just 84 days from idea to innovation.
And, yes, we’re a […]