Evangelizing Mainframe

What is the ‘Third Platform?’

The suggestion is that the third platform represents the next phase of the IT revolution! The first platform is the mainframe; the second is the PC; and the third comprises cloud services, mobile computing, social networking and big data analytics.

Posted: 3/26/2013 1:01:01 AM by Trevor Eddolls

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Engaging Users and Reducing Complexity: z/OSMF Software Deployment

The path to designing and developing the software deployment task is an excellent example of how the z/OS team engaged users to ensure its usability. In addition to collaborating with users, we measured the usability of the z/OSMF Software Deployment task through complexity analysis.

Posted: 3/19/2013 1:01:01 AM by Iris Rivera

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What’s in a Name?

In light of the IBM System/360 golden anniversary in 2014, how do you talk about the mainframe’s proud history without making it sound like it is history?

Posted: 3/12/2013 1:01:01 AM by Mike Westholder

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An Unquestionably Good Response to the Dz ‘Ask the Experts’ Forum

Last month, Destination z asked mainframers to share their questions about the platform to help gauge what topics are top of mind in the System z community. The response has been very good, with about a dozen questions in the z&A forum and more sent via email.

Posted: 3/5/2013 1:01:01 AM by Mike Westholder

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