Twelve years ago a friend and mentor of mine, who also happened to be my employer at the time, said something to me that would change my life. He said, “You think the mainframe is going away? I’m not going to try to convince you otherwise, you go do your own homework."
Coming out of SHARE Sacramento, the association gained more volunteers. This Message from SHARE, written by Holden O'Neal, Director - Leader Development, outlines materials to help on-board new volunteers. Not a volunteer but interested? Read on and find out how you can join.
Talk to any young mainframe professional and you will hear a familiar story: The biggest barrier preventing college graduates from pursuing a career in mainframe is simply awareness. Misty Decker would agree.
As Program Manager for the IBM Z Academic Initiative and the new organizer of Student Care
Hemanth Rama is a young mainframe engineer who has attended SHARE conferences since 2008. Rama is an active Member and project officer for SHARE zNextGen project. This year he was named a 2018 IBM z Champion for his contributions to mainframe. This article gives his perspective on the value of SHARE
I can still hear “Hoop-La” as the memories of SHARE Sacramento are fresh in my mind. For those who attended Sacramento, you know what I mean. For those who didn’t, I’m sorry you missed it! This year was another great one. Attendance was up and the number of first time attendees was outstanding.