IT pros are surprisingly nuanced in their objections to, or support of, offshore outsourcing.
Some mainframe and minicomputer programming vets have embarked on a very different career path—as outsourcing services providers
What’s not to like about z/Linux and other cheap mainframe workloads?
Organizations do successfully manage people and process changes en route to large scale enterprise transformations. Here’s how.
Even companies that have embraced next-generation mainframe workloads often give short shrift to the question of training. What gives?
How you may be troubleshooting application performance and reliability issues in the loosely coupled application-scape of the future
Organizations may see service-enablement, and the next generation of SLAs, as a chance to improve the responsiveness and dynamism of their IT departments.
With so many major events last year in the mainframe arena, why are so many Big Iron pros still pessimistic about the future?
A new study makes a strong case for placing executives with IT experience at senior levels: a solid increase in a firm's economic performance.
For perhaps the first time ever, SQL Server boosters are talking about taking on the other guys’ databases—and winning
The enterprise application developer’s lot has long been an unenviable one—until now, that is
If the mainframe is to remain a viable platform for the next forty years, IBM Corp. may need to do more to address some of its most glaring pain points
Mainframe professionals need not despair: disaster recovery, system auditing, and enterprise application integration skills or experience are eagerly sought
Legacy design approaches complicate things for would-be service-enablers and raise questions about the viability of some mainframe applications
If vendor interest is any indication, dashboards are hot. In fact, they're positively sizzling, which may explain why IBM is jumping into the fray.
Are mainframe pros the victims of their platform’s strongest selling points?
Is the way most enterprises develop software fundamentally flawed?
Are the ESB visions touted by IBM, BEA, and others a new spin on an old idea: vendor lock-in?
Big Blue’s Rational Performance Tester for z/OS isn’t a technology in search of a market—it’s a reflection of market demand, IBM officials say
Sometimes the smartest thing an organization can do is pull the plug on an ailing project—regardless of how much time and money it’s invested in it