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Forget Mainframe Application Migration—Fix Your COBOL Programs

By | October 27th, 2016|App Development, App Performance, COBOL|

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.

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How Mainframe Innovation Can Help Modernize Federal Government IT

By | September 23rd, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, COBOL, Featured, Mainframe DevOps, Modernize Federal IT|

Rather than assuming all of the Federal Government’s older IT systems are outdated or obsolete, federal technologists must consider where they can improve existing systems that still function better than alternative platforms.

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The Bloor Group Proves the Agile Mainframe Exists

By | June 23rd, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, App Development, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

In “The Agile Mainframe: Compuware Re-Energizes the Mainframe,” you have the opportunity to read more about how Agile and DevOps processes, modernized development tools, and integrations and partnerships forged with leading mainstream software vendors are transforming the mainframe to be a platform for agility.

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The GDPR Clock Is Ticking: Pseudonymization and Test Data Quality

By | June 16th, 2016|Data, Featured, GDPR Countdown, Security|

The end users of disguised data—the testers—in a test data privacy project typically have two objections to how pseudonymization affects test data quality. The first objection is easily handled, but the other must be delicately approached with the right solution.

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Why Developers Should Measure IMS Transaction Performance

By | June 9th, 2016|App Performance, Code Quality, Data, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

IMS is still used by some of the largest and most important mainframe customers in the world. It still has the ability to be incredibly fast and efficient. But developers often forego measuring IMS transaction performance, a critical component to developing and delivering mainframe software in a digital economy that expects speed and quality.

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The GDPR Clock Is Ticking: How to Start a Test Data Privacy Project

By | June 7th, 2016|Data, Featured, GDPR Countdown, Security|

Test environments are vulnerable against GDPR legislation, and therefore, action must be taken to desensitize test data and improve data protection. More than likely, a lot of IT organizations need to be thinking of how to start a test data privacy project.

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The 2-Week COBOL Sprint: Agile Feedback Loops

By | May 31st, 2016|Agile, Agile Dev, COBOL, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

A word of advice: I’d make sure you have feedback between customers and development, development and operations, QA and customers, and QA and development. Having multiple feedback loops circling between these groups will yield some amazing results, enabling your mainframe shop to develop and deliver software at a remarkable pace.

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Mainframe Disinvestment Rue and Recovery: A European Bank’s “Account”

By | May 26th, 2016|Agile, App Development, App Performance, COBOL, Code Quality, Featured, Mainframe DevOps|

As technologies of engagement flourish and access mainframe data millions of times daily, companies are reversing their neglect of the mainframe and working hard to reinstitute the talent and knowledge needed to leverage the platform as the backbone of their success.

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