At SHARE Academic, held recently in St. Louis, students gathered for an immersive, two-day experience of all things mainframe. From hands-on learning activities, to networking opportunities, interview practice and a panel with recently hired mainframe professionals, there was no shortage of learning
Public speaking is as much about delivery as it is about content. That’s especially true in workplace environments where you may be asked to talk at length about technical topics which, while important, can also be dry and downright boring in the wrong presenter’s hands.
At the last few SHARE conf
SHARE St. Louis is rapidly approaching (August 12–17, 2018) and with it comes a full slate of technical sessions and networking opportunities for participants in the zNextGen Project. As project manager Warren Harper explained in a recent interview, the zNextGen track at each SHARE conference is spe
Classroom education is important for learning new technologies, but when it comes to learning a complex field like mainframe, there’s no replacement for the value of on-the-job training. With its Mainframer in Training (MIT) program, U.K.-based service provider RSM Partners aims to add structure to
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