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.
Companies in the midst of their own digital transformation are eager for Millennials—the first wave of digital natives—to join their ranks. This pressure is causing employers to wonder what changes they need to make to appeal to Millennials.
Some people argue passionately that there is a skills shortage on the horizon and that it is a serious problem; a problem in five to ten years, but one that we need to work on now because the problem takes a while to solve.
If your company does not have formal plans to address the growing skills gap, there is still time to get in ahead of that skills gap. It will take some time and effort, but the benefits may insulate you and your company from the negative impacts that skill shortages can have.