As the mainframe industry faces a looming skills gap, there’s also a pervasive lack of awareness among IT students that a career in mainframe is a possibility. That’s why SHARE’s Student Career Day is such an important initiative.
Misty Decker, Program Manager for the IBM Z Academic Initiative, co
According to a recent report by research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), global spending on blockchain solutions is expected to reach $2.1 billion this year. However, there’s a void of blockchain expertise in enterprises.
A Gartner Research survey shows that around 60 percent of IT lead
In our recent “Millennial Mainframers” series, we’ve talked with the next generation of mainframers about the opportunities they’ve had and challenges they’ve faced working in mainframe. But, what about the educators responsible for teaching these up-and-coming mainframers? What do they think about
Despite the mainframe’s reputation for being a secure platform, the mainframe isn’t exactly Fort Knox.
In a keynote session at SHARE Sacramento, renowned mainframe hackers Phil Young and Chad Rikansrud explained that we need to collectively change our mindset when it comes to mainframe security.
The mainframe is at the core of technology strategy in many industries, but critics often question whether it is still relevant. In this new series, “Mainframe Matters,” we’ll examine some of the industries where it plays a critical role, and answer the question: Why does the mainframe matter today?