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 partnership between Ironstream and Abend-AID provides a comprehensive view of all operational aspects of a z/OS environment within Splunk, as well as a window into managing and resolving application faults in a more efficient manner.
What does an Agile cadence mean for UX designers? How does that affect mainframe development teams? We at Compuware pondered these same questions when we underwent our transformation to Agile and settled on an approach that has served us well.
After adopting Compuware’s Test Data Management solution, the company could secure all its data while ensuring it could maintain a high level of flexibility and efficiency during the merger.
Twelve questions to help you rate the quality of your mainframe development, based on the "Joel Test" from Joel Spolsky, CEO and co-founder of Stack Overflow.
After decades of building complex IMS environments, organizations running IMS applications face a new challenge: Keeping IMS development organizations efficiently staffed to continue evolving and supporting the business.
Learn some of the major challenges companies face with hiring next-gen developers for mainframe, including barriers keeping Millennials away from mainframe development, and what companies can do to combat those and improve recruitment.
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.
Shifting to a mindset where CX is the epicenter enables organizations to build a culture where everyone feels empowered to improve their role in every operational, and ultimately every CX, supply chain.
When you realize that regardless of your position in a company you can contribute ideas, collaborate creatively with others and support your peers, you realize you can help drive success.
While becoming Agile seems like a radical, sweeping shift for a mainframe company to make, it’s historically justified as a powerful method that generates more success because of its incremental framework.
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.
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.
Companies that fail to comply with the GDPR will face the greater of two fines—€20 million or 4 percent of global turnover. Given the dire consequences of failing to measure up to GDPR standards, it’s essential for enterprises to prepare for the GDPR.
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.
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.