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 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.
ISPW’s integration of automatic, graphical Impact Analysis is another example of how source code management can be made much more simple and Agile by automating certain aspects of the tool.
Before executing a COBOL to Java on z/OS conversion, there are several unrecognized pitfalls companies should be aware of that render possible savings to be of no consequence.
Companies can improve their legacy code and ensure less risk by moving away from manual processes and using automated unit testing on the mainframe for multiple benefits.
What led a major credit union to adopt a new application debugging tool as it prepared to upgrade to newer releases of the z/OS operating system.
In a recent radio report, mainframes were characterized as old, inflexible and difficult to secure. In fact, modern mainframes are cutting-edge machines with outstanding reliability and security features.
Are you working with the best mainframe partner for the next 50 years or a mainframe software pretender with a penchant for price increases and locking customers into the past?
Incremental development will soon be required for federal departments and agencies to receive adequate funding for projects, per the MGT Act if it is passed. Considering that, federal IT should follow these steps to becoming Agile.
The time and cost of migrating off the mainframe isn’t economically viable, but modernizing the mainframe with new tools and processes is. It’s time to stop fantasizing about moving off the mainframe and start modernizing, or at least fix, your COBOL programs instead.
Without a good view of mainframe activity, what happens when an unauthorized user gets their hands on an authorized user’s credentials and gains unapproved access to sensitive mainframe applications or data?
Upon missing critical business opportunities due to a lack of modern mainframe development tools, Physicians Mutual determined it needed a solution to help its developers
When the Federal Government needs to be optimizing tax dollars for government systems, how does an effective CIO make the choice of when to migrate mainframe applications to the cloud?
Compuware has filled the gaping mainframe leadership void by re-inventing the mainframe’s future as a fully integrated participant in the Agile/DevOps enterprise. And we deliver on that promised future every quarter, like an authentic mainframe software partner should.
Today’s visit from Chairman Chaffetz and Congressman Walberg exemplified the time commitment they have to investigating and understanding technology issues the Federal Government faces.