Evangelizing Mainframe

Is it Wrong to Rely on Legacy Systems?

Reusing perfectly good legacy code to support new requirements makes sound financial and business sense. And many organizations have adapted their existing mainframe systems to handle new workloads from online and mobile users.

Posted: 10/23/2012 12:57:27 AM by Philip Mann

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What’s New With CICS?

On Oct. 3, IBM announced CICS Transaction Server (TS) V5.1, updates to five CICS tools, and CICS Transaction Gateway (TG) V9. Let’s have a look at these announcements in more detail.

Posted: 10/15/2012 9:58:15 AM by Trevor Eddolls

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Some Friendly Advice: Take the Dz Challenge!

The second Destination z Tips and Techniques Challenge is only days away from its Oct. 12 deadline for contest entries. So far, we’ve received more than a dozen pieces of mainframe advice shared by members of the Destination z community.

Posted: 10/9/2012 8:20:19 AM by Mike Westholder

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z/OS Consumability, User-Centered Design and Usability—It’s All About You

As primary stakeholders, users play a key role in driving z/OS consumability, user-centered design and usability work. Modernizing z/OS to meet their needs is a balancing act between keeping experienced users productive and making new ones productive quicker. Therefore, IBM invites you to collaborate with the z/OS team to help find this balance.

Posted: 10/2/2012 12:22:55 AM by Iris Rivera

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