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DEI Webinar to Highlight Women in the IT Industry

Victoria Schutz

February 6, 2024

Resumes and LinkedIn profiles can offer a snapshot of a person’s professional journey, but the true narrative lies within the diverse backgrounds and identities each person brings to the workforce. Despite walking parallel paths in the workplace, women in the IT industry often encounter different challenges and opportunities than their male counterparts. An upcoming webinar […]


DEI Panel Connects Mainframe’s Working Generations With One Another

Victoria Schutz

January 26, 2024

There are currently five different generations making up today’s workforce, and each of them brings unique backgrounds and perspectives. Though beneficial in a vacuum, generational differences can divide us in both the workplace and beyond. At the SHARE New Orleans conference in August 2023, Broadcom and the Making Our Strong Community Stronger initiative (MSCS) held […]


How to Attract Next-Gen Mainframe Talent

Ben Kopnick

November 14, 2023

On October 16, the Making Our Strong Community Stronger initiative (MSCS) hosted a webinar focused on how to make the mainframe space more accessible to people of all backgrounds. The webinar, “Closing the Knowledge Gap: How to Attract and Retain Next-Gen Mainframe Talent,” featured the following panelists: Moderator Derek Powe, senior vice president, zArchitecture computing […]


Diversity You Cannot See: A Special Event on Neurodiversity in the Mainframe Workplace


June 20, 2022

Did you know today an estimated 40% of people deal with autistic, attention deficit, anxiety, and/or dyslexic disorders? Combined, these mental differences account for the bulk of what sociologists refer to as “neurodiversity,” or natural variations in everyone’s brain, particularly those who have outlying characteristics, such as autism. In this special one-hour web event, 30-year […]


The Importance of Belonging in the Mainframe Community

Emma Pitzl

April 19, 2022

By definition, belonging is a unique, subjective experience that relates to the desire to connect with others—according to American psychologist Carl Rogers. It’s how a person feels supported, respected, heard and valued; how they can feel proud of themselves and the others around them. So, how can the mainframe community make belonging a reality for […]