Digital transformation in the new API economy

DevOps, Mainframes, Servers

 Existing systems have been built up over the years and contain valuable business logic, however this function is now needed for mobile application as part of the digital transformation. This is where DevOps and Modernization play a key role in the transformation of assets into APIs in support of the new API economy. DevOps transformation more

Can DevOps be cognitive? Meet Application Delivery Intelligence

DevOps, Real-time analytics, Workload & resource optimization

A core value of DevOps is for teams to continuously improve how they develop and deliver software. This is done by engaging the entire team in retrospectives at the end of each sprint so they can improve how they work. At IBM, we have a history of applying analytics and now cognitive computing to improve more

IBM mainframe DevOps thought leadership – Imitated but never duplicated

DevOps, Mainframes, Servers

‘Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery – How competitors recognized IBM’s mainframe DevOps thought leadership and followed suit’ In 1964, when the Japanese first came up with the Shinkansen, or high-speed rail, they unleashed a marvel of technological innovation in the rail industry and changed the face of train travel forever. Not only was more

Attracting millennials to the mainframe – Developer interview part 2

DevOps, Mainframes, Servers

In yesterday’s blog I talked to recent university hires in my IBM Problem Determination Tools for z/OS product team in Perth, Australia, about their perspectives on doing development on the mainframe. They are Alexander Poga, Christine Jenkins, Travis Thorne, Josh Armitage, and Michael Froend, millennial developers who have played an excellent part in driving new more

Attracting millennials to the mainframe–Developer interview part 1

DevOps, Mainframes, Platform economics...

As with most mainframe development shops, I have an aging workforce. But the Perth, Australia team working on the IBM Problem Determination Tools for z/OS are all recent university graduates, part of a program we call zVitality that brings in new talent. These millennial developers have done a fantastic job of driving new ideas to more

Live or let die: Why mainframe shops need to step up their game

Cloud computing, DevOps, Digital transformation...

Digital transformation is here—Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Security and Social, also referred to as CAMSS. But what does it mean to us mainframe shops? Is it an opportunity to save the day, or a path to become marginalized? That is 100% up to you and here is why. The good news: CAMSS puts new requirements on more