Over the past few months, many facets of the world have been changing because of the outbreak of COVID-19. We’re learning that COBOL, a programming language, is at cause in the failure of millions of people trying to claim benefits promised by their governments.
How important is the programming language COBOL to modern IT environments? Estimates suggest up to $3 trillion in commerce flows through COBOL systems every single day, supporting financial transactions like mortgage servicing, deposits, check clearing and more.
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For decades, mainframes have been the cornerstone for countless organizations’ IT operations – and that’s not a trend expected to end anytime soon. Just the opposite: 88 percent of CIOs polled in a recent survey said they expect mainframes to remain a “key business asset” going forward...