As we rapidly approach yet another Christmas I am wondering where the year has gone. Perhaps it is just my age catching up with me, or maybe time just flies when you are having fun. Whichever it is, I surely had a productive and satisfying year and no Dickens’ ghosts […]
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 […]