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How Mainframe Innovation Can Help Modernize Federal Government IT

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

Rather than assuming all of the Federal Government’s older IT systems are outdated or obsolete, federal technologists must consider where they can improve existing systems that still function better than alternative platforms.

How Can Your Company Prepare for the GDPR?

By | September 22nd, 2016|App Development, Data, Featured, Security|

Companies that fail to comply with the GDPR will face the greater of two fines—€20 million or 4 percent of global turnover. Given the dire consequences of failing to measure up to GDPR standards, it’s essential for enterprises to prepare for the GDPR.

A House Divided: Why Bimodal IT Hasn’t and Won’t Work

By | September 20th, 2016|Mainframe DevOps|

Rather than opting to stay slow, as Bimodal IT suggests, mainframe applications and tools must fit seamlessly into DevOps.

How to Improve and Market Mainframe Jobs for Millennial Developers

By | September 15th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, Featured, Mainframe DevOps, Millennials|

By becoming Agile in combination with the right recruitment marketing techniques, utilities and resources, enterprises can simultaneously innovate the mainframe and attract Millennials to it.

Say It Ain’t So, Joe: How Poor Visibility Hurts Application Fault Management

By | September 13th, 2016|App Performance, Code Quality, Data, Featured|

We’ve all seen companies make front-page news like “Shoeless” Joe Jackson when what appeared to be a simple code change caused disastrous results.

Sociobiology and the Mainframe: Adapt or Become Extinct

By | September 8th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, Mainframe DevOps|

We must continue to adapt the mainframe environment and keep this vital platform on its upward evolutionary path.

Michigan Congresswoman Sees Ties Between Detroit, Government and Mainframe

By | September 6th, 2016|Agile, App Development, Mainframe DevOps, Millennials|

During the congresswoman’s visit, Compuware executives and employees showcased the company’s ability to modernize the mainframe with the Agile culture, processes and tools necessary for success in a constantly shifting digital age.

Why Gen X Is Responsible for Mainframe Innovation

By | September 1st, 2016|App Development, Millennials|

The decisions Gen Xers make will be critical to the future of the mainframe, and Millennials.

Compuware Interns Get New Perspectives of the Mainframe and Detroit

By | August 30th, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, Mainframe DevOps, Millennials|

Detroit was a new city for the Compuware interns, but it’s also becoming a new city to itself. And like Detroit, the mainframe is becoming a new platform equipped with the familiar culture, processes and tools millennials need to be successful, regardless of their experience levels.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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