Rather than opting to stay slow, as Bimodal IT suggests, mainframe applications and tools must fit seamlessly into DevOps.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Early on, we understood timing, training and mentorship should coalesce to ease the process of onboarding individuals to fill mainframe jobs.
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.
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.
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.
There’s no question the mainframe is the most powerful backend data transaction system for enterprises and, yes, our United States government.
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.
Despite the availability, many mainframe shops are unaware modern tools contain improved functionality for aiding COBOL migration strategies and achieving improved performance.
As long as testers are humans, they’ll prefer working with real names. This brings us to data translation (a.k.a. data lookup), another commonly used data disguise technique.
The Pokémon franchise logically mainstreaming its brand for the digital age via Pokémon Go. Mainframe software companies should mainstream the mainframe for the digital age, too.