There’s an industry notion that says young IT professionals feel the mainframe is outdated, and they’d rather work on cool and exciting projects on new platforms. That’s a myth, according to one millennial.
Luisa Martinez, an IBM mainframe professional, said most young IT pros don’t have any opini
Any recent college graduate would love to hear about a job opportunity in an industry with promising growth potential. So why aren’t more young professionals finding their way to a career in mainframes?
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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.
For decades, mainframes have been the cornerstone for countless organizations’ IT operations – and that’s not a trend expected to end anytime soon. Just the opposite: 88 percent of CIOs polled in a recent survey said they expect mainframes to remain a “key business asset” going forward...