In the book, The Innovator’s Dilemma, author Clay Christensen puts forth the idea of disruptive innovation. This theory holds that established companies, acting on their best self-preservation instincts, will often leave the door open for less established companies to step in and find a better way to accomplish the same goals.
In some ways […]
Sustaining Efficiency Through Analytics in a Changing World – Three Questions That Expose the Human Capital Threat
The world wakes up every morning oblivious to the fact that the mainframe will never fail them. Whether getting cash from an ATM, shopping online or trading stocks, the mainframe plays a critical, but often under appreciated role in the customer experience. This has been made true, in great part, […]
Compuware released a new version of Topaz, which enables companies to more aggressively leverage their mainframe applications even as z Systems stewardship shifts from retiring mainframe veterans to a new generation of Millennial IT pros.
The new version of Topaz adds Program Analysis—rich visualization of COBOL and PL/I application code—to the […]
IT organizations are getting aggressive about driving down their IBM z Systems mainframe costs. But there’s a right way and a wrong way to do cost reduction.
Compuware and BMC are collaborating to make certain our mutual customers can do their cost-cutting the right way.
The wrong way
The wrong way to cut […]
Millennials have to save the world. They are, after all, inheriting a world in crisis. Climate change, economic disparity, global political upheaval—these are all problems left to them by preceding generations to solve.
One of the biggest crises facing Millennials, however, gets very little media attention. That crisis is the future […]
In my previous blog (Going Agile), I identified the need for executive sponsorship in order to transform into a business agility model.
When you hear of Agile software development, some of the first thoughts that come to mind are Scrum teams and Sprints. But did you know that there are Agile […]
Compuware this week announced the release of Topaz, an innovative new solution that empowers IT organizations to preserve and advance their mainframe investments. Topaz’s elegant simplicity in design and usability helps a new development workforce quickly master mainframe programs and data. This first release of Topaz specifically provides Millennial developers and […]
How do you change a waterfall software development culture that has been in existence for decades to begin using Agile? That was what I asked myself when I took over product development of Compuware’s Mainframe Solutions last spring. I began working with the leaders of Product Management and Development to define a […]