Despite being used across 71 percent of Fortune 500 companies, mainframes manage to maintain a low profile, passing under the radars of most recent graduates looking for their first job in IT.
That was almost the case for Theak Pel, who works on mainframe infrastructure for U.S. Bank. Through an in
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.
In our recent “Millennial Mainframers” series, we’ve talked with the next generation of mainframers about the opportunities they’ve had and challenges they’ve faced working in mainframe. But, what about the educators responsible for teaching these up-and-coming mainframers? What do they think about
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