'What mainframe shop doesn't have business rules? In an age of draconian compliance and governance, the case for rules is stronger still. You can, however, benefit by implementing a BRMS.
SOLA purports to be a one-stop shop for mainframe service enablement -- complete with design studio, testing workbench, and registry support
Software test and development labs play a key role in testing, validating, benchmarking, and evaluating new and emerging technologies.
IT shops don't always embrace application modernization as a means to ratchet up efficiencies. They're mostly looking to cut costs.
New IT consumers are more comfortable with, and knowledgeable about, technology, and that’s a problem
The Web 2.0 paradigm shift is fraught with both promise and danger
Some say the benefits of reuse are exaggerated. Prove them wrong by implementing a plan of action.
A new survey sheds light on how enterprises are using and benefiting from operational BI
With Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft's developer-friendly focus continues apace -- with some new wrinkles
The hiring outlook for early 2008 looks as solid as ever, with double-digit IT job growth forecast by at least one industry watcher
Industry analysts say the IBM/Mainsoft accord is a Very Good Thing for users of mixed .NET and J2EE environments
Judging from this month’s flurry of new product announcements, BEA’s mainframe software business is alive and well
Is Microsoft’s come-to-software-as-a-service invitation sincere—or just a token gesture?
As application development outsourcing pushes into high-risk foreign locations, new techniques are needed to protect intellectual property resident within software applications.
Web 2.0 features give Notes 8 a collaborative edge; industry watchers applaud its platform underpinnings
Big Blue’s vision: a System z-centered security hub—along the lines of the mainframe-based Information hubs it’s been touting for a year now.
In the face of mounting pressure from IBM, CA officials say their revamped tools still provide plenty of value-added bang for the buck.
Princeton Softech gives Big Blue new access and connectivity features for a variety of non-IBM data sources.
At $250 million over five years, the projected savings are real and substantial -- and the PR benefits, especially for System z, are even more important.
TCO and ROI efforts can be misleading -- in part because they tend to over-generalize the needs of particular customers and apply them to the market as a whole.