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    50 Things that Turned 50 with the Mainframe
    Blog: President's Corner | By: Lauren Williamson | Released: June 27, 2014, 8:37 am

    It’s a milestone year for the mainframe, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014. The platform’s evolution over the past 50 years is remarkable, as is its continued relevance among the most data-heavy industries.

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    Keywords: Announcements | 2014 | 50th Anniversary | Mainframe | System z |

    IBM Redbooks Provide the Real Truth…and Much More
    Blog: President's Corner | By: Kate Ryan | Released: June 18, 2014, 1:21 pm

    Many, if not most, or all, mainframers are steadfastly "old school" about acquiring skills. That is, rather than learning, using, referencing, and servicing systems the way youngsters do with new smartphones – by experimentation – we read documentation.

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    Keywords: Announcements | 2014 | IBM | Mainframe | Redbooks | Report |

    CIOs Fear Looming Mainframe Skills Crunch
    Blog: President's Corner | By: Lauren Williamson | Released: June 13, 2014, 10:22 am

    While much has been (inaccurately) written about the mainframe’s demise, the real crisis is around the prevalence of skilled developers who will understand how to work on it in the future, said Compuware’s Ian Clarke in a recent Q&A with TechRadar Pro.

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    Keywords: Announcements | 2014 | IT Skills | IT Skills Gap | Mainframe | Pittsburgh |

    SHARE Partners with ‘IBM Systems Magazine’ on Big Data Survey
    Blog: President's Corner | By: Lauren Williamson | Released: June 6, 2014, 7:53 am

    It’s more than just a passing fad when nearly three-quarters of mainframe users are considering or in the midst of big data projects.

    SHARE is pleased to announce the results of a survey conducted in partnership with IBM Systems Magazine on trends in big data analytics and System z.

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    Keywords: Announcements | 2014 | Analytics | Big Analytics | Big Data | IBM |

    Why Pittsburgh?
    Blog: President's Corner | By: Kate Ryan | Released: June 4, 2014, 7:59 am

    Why SHARE in Pittsburgh you might ask? Check out the infographic to learn about everything the Steel City has to offer.

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    Keywords: Announcements | 2014 | Conference | Pittsburgh | SHARE Conferences |