Tuesday’s general session keynote speaker Joseph Lambert, Director of Information Management Services at the CIA, weighed in on the topic of information security and provided the government’s perspective on the concerns and challenges involved in securing highly confidential information.
The mainframe’s System z® and z/OS® have long been known as the impenetrable castle at the center of the enterprise. The concept has been illustrated as a visual metaphor in hundreds of presentations — a castle with high, thick battlements that attackers cannot scale or penetrate.
Dr. Cameron Seay imparts his 20-plus years of industry experience on students by developing an enterprise systems education program at North Carolina Central University and North Carolina A&T State University. Read more in his Q&A with SHARE'd Intelligence.
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.