Every two years, the SHARE® membership elects four officers and two directors to take their spots on the SHARE Board of Directors. These individuals and their employers invest a significant amount of time and resources during their term on the board.
When you hear the word “hacker,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Odds are it’s a young, 20-something-year-old, alone in a basement, black hoodie drawn over his head, staring intently at a bright computer screen...
In 2015, SHARE® and IBM Systems Magazine teamed up to better understand the types of mainframe-related skillsthat organizations most value in today’s marketplace, and to gain knowledge about the level of technical expertiseneeded for incoming IT professionals who plan to work on the mainframe.
One of the most hotly anticipated events at this summer’s SHARE in Atlanta is CICS Immersion, a full-day session on the ins and outs of CICS TS Architecture, with a focus on internals, debugging and some of the common problems that CICS system programmers have to face daily.
Is the mainframe skills gap a problem or an opportunity? In an industry ripe with potential but searching for employees, one training program helps aspiring IT professionals gain the skills needed for a fruitful career on the mainframe.