Helping to staff the workforce of the cognitive era

Competing in the cognitive era requires the right enterprise IT platforms and skilled IT professionals. This work force will need to meet multiple challenges associated with the digital era.

IBM works with students, professors and businesses around the world to ensure that the next generation of mainframe experts will be ready to leverage the superior security, availability, scalability, and efficiency of the mainframe.


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Find presentations, labs, quizzes and more for over 25 courses

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Universities worldwide offer mainframe education and talent

Find resources to help you recruit, train and retain IBM Z skills

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