Technology and analytics are being used to improve processes in all areas of business. Software development is no exception, and the leading driver of this revolution is DevOps. At SHARE San Jose 2017, IBM developer Gary Mazo spoke about cognitive DevOps: leveraging data to help teams work more effe
The mainframe has been around for more than 50 years, but it’s time is now.
That was the message shared by IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty with conference attendees at this month’s SHARE Providence event.
The hackathon has become an important educational resource for budding developers looking to cut their teeth in programming. In fact, more than 200,000 people took part in hackathons across more than 100 countries in 2016, according to an analysis of Hackathon.com data from BeMyApp.
Education is a major barrier to filling the mainframe skills gap. COBOL, CICS, IMS – the acronyms alone are enough to confuse or intimidate any young IT professional scanning ads for mainframe jobs.
Young IT professionals sometimes have a low opinion of the mainframe as a viable career opportunity. But, their opinions often change once they start a mainframe career and realize the technology’s relevance and potential.
To fill the mainframe skills gap, companies will need to help soon-to-be IT