Helping programmers improve COBOL code testing is an absolute necessity considering mainframe programs tend to be the oldest and most important parts of the business.
Smart software allows you to leave the routine work to automation or to new hires and explore more interesting, challenging work—the kind of work you never had time to consider.
Here is an overview of the types of performance optimization available in COBOL Versions 5 and 6 and how to identify and use these new COBOL optimization features.
SHARE is the ideal industry conference in that it offers over 500 technical sessions for you to choose from. Here are the top six sessions we attended at SHARE San Jose, based on my colleagues’ and my own experience.
As a first-time attendee to SHARE, the week can feel a bit Doctor Seussian. Based on my experience, here’s some advice to future first-time SHARE attendees.
After hearing about Compuware’s two-platform IT approach, the SHARE organization took interest and asked Keith Sisson to share Compuware’s story and the company's experience with the mainframe at SHARE San Jose 2017.
There is something palpable about the first day of SHARE. Interested in speaking with any of us from Compuware? Stop at booth #407 in the Technology Exchange Expo.
In “Mainframe programming and the modern developer," analyst Daniel Howard writes about his change of perspective regarding the ease of mainframe programming with Compuware Topaz and Topaz Workbench,
As a company that prides itself on supporting a culture of continuous learning across all strata of the organization, it’s exciting to see Little Free Library have an impact on our own culture and the city we inhabit.
Using Abend-AID’s industry unique fault metadata analytics, you can leverage Abend-AID to shift mainframe problem resolution left in the DevOps lifecycle.
A large percentage of COBOL migration problems are data related, so thorough testing is crucial to discovering them. The testing you do now will save you from countless hours of debugging, potentially losing revenue and disappointing your customers.
For companies seeking a flexible guide to Agile transformation, Compuware’s new eBook “10 Steps to True Mainframe Agility” provides them with a proven and phased approach leading to enterprise DevOps success.
As nimble startup competitors gain market traction, it’s imperative that larger companies begin implementing enterprise DevOps to modernize their culture, processes and tools.
Deciding which COBOL release you want to migrate to first and then following through with a stable migration requires a well-researched and carefully considered plan. Here we present the similarities and differences between the two latest versions of COBOL.
The partnership between Ironstream and Abend-AID provides a comprehensive view of all operational aspects of a z/OS environment within Splunk, as well as a window into managing and resolving application faults in a more efficient manner.
What does an Agile cadence mean for UX designers? How does that affect mainframe development teams? We at Compuware pondered these same questions when we underwent our transformation to Agile and settled on an approach that has served us well.
After adopting Compuware’s Test Data Management solution, the company could secure all its data while ensuring it could maintain a high level of flexibility and efficiency during the merger.
Twelve questions to help you rate the quality of your mainframe development, based on the "Joel Test" from Joel Spolsky, CEO and co-founder of Stack Overflow.
The best way to optimize your COBOL programs is to migrate them to the latest version of COBOL. The first part of that strategy involves roadmap planning.