After decades of building complex IMS environments, organizations running IMS applications face a new challenge: Keeping IMS development organizations efficiently staffed to continue evolving and supporting the business.
The “age of the customer” has placed new demands on the mainframe, necessitating the modernization of this venerable platform's development tools for a new generation of developers. With products like Topaz Workbench, Compuware is mainstreaming the mainframe for that next generation.
Mainframe debugger built on Eclipse Debug Framework. Example shows COBOL; PL/I, IBM C Language®, and HLASM also supported. Over the past decade, more and more companies have begun to adopt standardized software development tools across multiple languages and platforms within the enterprise. Among the reasons for the adoption [...]
Pitfalls to Avoid When Modernizing the Mainframe Development and Maintenance Programming Environment
Compuware began leveraging modernized user interfaces in its legacy mainframe developer tools over five years ago. The technology helps customers reduce costs, boost developer productivity and attract a new generation of programmers into the mainframe. In working with dozens of customers who have implemented the new modern Compuware interfaces along with modernized tools [...]