Many computer science students haven’t heard much about the mainframe, and they certainly haven’t had a chance to work with the platform. That’s a big problem for an industry facing a skills gap, as a generation of mainframers begin to retire.
During SHARE Academic, a program for students interest
IBM, in partnership with the David Clark Cause, United Nations Human Rights Office, American Red Cross, the Linux Foundation and AngelHack, launched the Call for Code at the VivaTech Conference in Paris, in May 2018. This is a global initiative focusing on detection, response, and recovery from natu
SHARE St. Louis, held this year from August 12-17, will feature over 500 technical education sessions on some of the hottest topics in the industry, and offer plenty of networking opportunities. Between learning and networking, however, we hope you take some time to enjoy our host city. We’ve asked
After events like SHARE Sacramento, I usually come away with new connections and new platform knowledge. But this time, my biggest take away was this: The next time you hear someone say people entering the workforce don’t want to work with mainframes, think again.
While we cannot control the future, we can do our best to shape it. I’d like to think that is one reason we gather for events like SHARE St. Louis. We leave knowing more than we did before and return to our organizations, ideally making improvements and moving our industry forward as a whole.