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Take Part in Forging Mainframe History – Your Experience and Knowledge Is Needed in the 12th Annual Mainframe Survey

Are you a mainframe executive or professional who wants to influence the next era of mainframe technology? On May 18th, BMC launched its 12th Annual Mainframe Research Survey. This survey is one of the largest in the industry, reporting on some of the most important mainframe usage trends. This year, we hope to get more than 1,500 mainframe … [Read more...]

How Much Is a Picture Worth?

Imagine you are Lead Counsel for a large insurance company and you find out that the images and recordings that you need for your important court case have vanished. Your CIO informs you that thousands of images, recordings and other vital data are lost! Missing. Unretrievable. If you store this type of data in DB2 for z/OS, you could be facing … [Read more...]

Discover a Dynamic Approach to Mainframe Systems Management

According to Pew Research, about 4 in 10 U.S. adults have expressed their feelings on social media platforms – like Facebook and Twitter – about the products and experiences they received from companies. About 86% have done so after a positive experience and 77% after a negative one.1 Social media impacts purchasing decisions. If your digital … [Read more...]

Making Magic Happen with DB2 at IDUG Anaheim, CA Disneyland Hotel

IDUG North America is almost here folks. We are just six weeks out from one of THE premier DB2 events of the year. You don’t want to miss it! IDUG is made up of the most vibrant group of DB2 professionals worldwide. It’s a great way to grow and retain new talent as well! If you are looking for a way to bring on the next generation of DBAs and get … [Read more...]

What Digital Change Means for the Mainframe

Almost every job interview I have had in my mainframe career included being asked “How do you embrace and handle change?”.  The answer, if I wanted to be considered for the position, was typically something along the lines of “Change is a constant and I embrace it.  I strive to be an agent of positive change in any organization I am part of,” or … [Read more...]