During our Bonita Springs CAC, there were plenty of opportunities to observe and listen to mainframe customers’ enthusiasm for new ideas around culture, processes and tools to help advance the mainframe.
This was my first IBM InterConnect conference and I found it very interesting. What I did I learn in my four days? A great deal—some good, some a little disquieting.
Topaz for Total Test automatically creates and executes COBOL program stubs, allowing you to simplify testing efforts through program isolation.
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.
Wait time grows exponentially with utilization; so, when you run near 100% CPU busy, you’re actually causing a huge amount of wait. ThruPut Manager uses dynamic initiators to optimize throughput.
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.
ThruPut Manager is a 21st century solution to a 20th century problem. Learn how hand-managing batch performance has been rendered obsolete by our revolutionary batch automation solution.
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.