The mainframe may be unfamiliar to many undergrads studying computer science, but that wasn’t the case for Warren Harper. You might even call it a family business: both of Harper’s parents and his sister worked in mainframes in the past, which gave him a much more positive view of the industry and i
How can the mainframe world attract and retain millennial talent? That, and the mainframe skills gap, are two of the more important issues facing mainframers today. We’ll hear from Bill Seubert, IBM Z® Client Architect and mainframe educator, on these topics and more at SHARE Sacramento.
SHARE's ExecuForum , March 2-3, 2015, took place during SHARE in Seattle. Hear from a panel of experts during ExecuForum as they discuss what they and their companies are doing to mitigate the Mainframe Skills Gap. Click here for the full discussion, now available on YouTube.
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.
Michael Stack, former member of SHARE’s Board of Directors and a retired instructor with the Computer Science Faculty at Northern Illinois University, is what best-selling author and Gen Y expert Jason Dorsey would likely define as a “Traditionalist”— i.e., a member of the generation born before 194