Mainframe culture is analogous to TBBT’s Sheldon character in several ways. But the intransigence of that culture is considerably less amusing. Because culture invariably trumps strategy, transformation of that culture may be even more important than technological advancement of the platform.
Are you new to the mainframe and looking to meet other millennials? Are you looking to build your technical, business and cultural knowledge of all things mainframe from a good introductory foundation? Or, maybe you’re an experienced mainframer who would like to contribute? Read about the STE.
The three pillars of SHARE — educate, network and influence — do not stop in the session rooms at SHARE in Orlando. I’m here to tell you that you will benefit greatly by stepping into the SHARE Technology Exchange (STE) during the conference.
Are you figuring out how to divvy your time in an already full day of meetings, projects and deadlines? During those hectic days, are you pondering what can be done to find more time in a day? Here is an encouraging fact: you’re not the only one going through these daily thoughts.
It is very obvious that the mainframe is not viewed as a silo; it is not just a back-end, transaction-crunching or batch job-destroying behemoth in the corner of the data center. For many customers, it is a critical part of the infrastructure, supporting a growing number of systems.