Banks have a message for recent grads with IT degrees: We want you—if you have mainframe skills.
The mainframe skills shortage is hitting financial services particularly hard, since 92 of the top 100 banks rely on System z for their core functions, according to a recent American Banker article.
While much has been (inaccurately) written about the mainframe’s demise, the real crisis is around the prevalence of skilled developers who will understand how to work on it in the future, said Compuware’s Ian Clarke in a recent Q&A with TechRadar Pro.
As an information technology (IT) research analyst, I receive regular invites to industry events (because the event sponsors hope that I will share their stories with a broader audience). But my motivation for attending these events is to conduct informa
IT computer repair graduates are not up to the standards that employer would like to see, according to an article from CIO.com. There are many fields of IT that need to train for that many students are not aware of. The article has some great points about how to improve your computer repair skills.
A new survey has me wondering if employers who hire students straight out of college are ever really happy with their training? I'm guessing no. I think college and work can be totally different beasts. [Read more]