What? Innovation in Mainframes?

Yes my friends. Innovation in mainframes is happening right here in Silicon Valley at BMC Software. While everyone is chasing the next big, disruptive unicorn like Uber or Airbnb, BMC engineers are quietly disrupting the mainframe industry with new customer-driven innovation. Curiously, most non-mainframe technology professionals are unaware of opportunities to innovate on mainframe software. …

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List of Universities offering mainframe courses

Following up on my last post on shortage of mainframe professional, I researched on the list of university that currently offers mainframe courses. I believe this is crucial step in building young generation of mainframe professionals.  Below link has full list of universities that offer mainframe courses: http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/z/education/academic/schools_na.html Here is the list form Illinois: Illinois …

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Shortage of Mainfarmes talent. Is it real?

It is fact that there is shortage of mainframes talent.  Many mainframe engineers  who worked for years are retiring and there is lack of young engineers stepping in! Many surveys over the years reveal that there is real concern of shortage of talent. Survey the white paper titled, “‘The New World of Mainframes’ CIO Survey: …

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IBM z/OS Continuous Delivery

Have you guys heard  of continuous Delivery in technology?  Here is what Wikipedia says: Continuous delivery (CD) is a software engineering approach in which teams produce software in short cycles, ensuring that the software can be reliably released at any time.[1]It aims at building, testing, and releasing software faster and more frequently. The approach helps …

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