It’s a challenge to bring the mainframe into the modern age of service-oriented architecture but there’s a huge payoff once the job is done.
IBM is touting a more abstract kind of workload—the mainframe-as-service-enabled hub
TCO matters in the embedded marketplace; hardware integration is the key.
No time to build an application for IT's own use? QuickBase may be the answer.
More and more code jockeys are embracing software testing as a means to accelerate development and improve overall quality levels
Microsoft’s absence in new initiatives troubles industry watchers
How many new tricks can you teach an old pre-relational database? Plenty, especially if customers are still actively banking on it.
A future of reusable services got a step closer to reality last week when IBM announced its new SOA Business Catalog
With the revitalization of the mainframe and the rise of zNextGen, SHARE itself has been revitalized. (First in a series)
CA says it has developed a change management product family the integrated whole of which is much greater than the sum of its parts
Big Blue announced initiatives to help programmers and ISVs get that old-time mainframe religion
Successful service-enablement requires a high degree of visibility into an organization’s IT inner workings.
Life as an independent contractor isn't all it's cracked up to be
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.
How you may be troubleshooting application performance and reliability issues in the loosely coupled application-scape of the future
Even companies that have embraced next-generation mainframe workloads often give short shrift to the question of training. What gives?
Organizations may see service-enablement, and the next generation of SLAs, as a chance to improve the responsiveness and dynamism of their IT departments.