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Subhasish Sarkar on Being Active as a Mainframer

Reg Harbeck

December 1, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and today I'm here with my fellow IBM mainframe Champion, Subhasish Sarkar. Subhasish is based in India and he is a very, very, very active mainframer. I just, my mind boggles at how much stuff this guy does, and so I'm just really delighted to be interviewing him […]

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Jeanne Glass on Starting Her Own Mainframe Organization

Reg Harbeck

November 2, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and I'm here with my friend Jeanne Glass, who is a colleague of mine. We worked together at the same company and after we both left that company, we each continued on our mainframe careers. She has done all kinds of mainframe stuff, including being a cofounder of […]

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Janet Sun on Her 25 Years of SHARE

Reg Harbeck

October 1, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and today I’m here with my friend, Janet Sun. Janet is, in my opinion, an amazing person. She has been a mainframe volunteer at SHARE, a volunteer, in fact, a past SHARE president. She has been involved in various aspects of the mainframe her whole career and she’s […]

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Dr. Herbert Daly on IBM Z in the Classroom

Reg Harbeck

September 1, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck. Today, I have the honor and the pleasure to be speaking with Dr. Herbert Daly, who is a lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton near Birmingham, England, and also an IBM Z® Champion. Before I say anything else and start getting into the details, Herbert, tell us about […]

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John Mertic on the Open-Source Renaissance

Reg Harbeck

August 3, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi. I'm Reg Harbeck and today I'm here with John Mertic, who is the head of the Open Mainframe Project or Foundation?   John Mertic: Project.   Reg: Okay, and I guess maybe part of it as I ask you to introduce yourself and tell us how you ended up in such a […]

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Matt Deres on Nursing, Music and the Humanity of the Mainframe

Reg Harbeck

July 1, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi. This is Reg Harbeck and today I'm here with Matt Deres, who is the CIO of Rocket Software. Matt, tell us how did you end up being CIO at Rocket?   Matt Deres: That's a great question. So, I worked in a number of mid-sized companies mostly related to financial services but […]

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Marc Smith on Educating a New Generation of Mainframers

Reg Harbeck

June 4, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and I'm here with my friend Marc Smith, who is a mainframe training consultant at ProTech. He and I have known each other for quite a long time. We've sort of taken the parallel path of helping develop the new generation on the mainframe. Well, rather than describing […]

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Ezriel Gross on the Importance of CICS

Reg Harbeck

May 1, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and I'm here with Ezriel Gross, who is a principle solutions advisor at Rocket Software today, and Ezriel welcome. Maybe we can start by getting a sense of how did you end up on the mainframe?   Ezriel Gross: Well, to be honest, I graduated in the mid-80s […]

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Theresa Hans on IBM Champions and New to Z

Reg Harbeck

April 1, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and today I'm here with Theresa Hans who is the key person for a whole bunch of different mainframe and new mainframer and IBM Champion things. Well rather than introducing her myself, Theresa tell us what's your role at IBM and how did you end up in such […]

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‘Mainframe Mike Myers’ on IBM Z System Programming

Reg Harbeck

February 27, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and today I'm here with Mike Myers, the mainframe Mike Myers, who has been involved with the mainframe basically since the very beginning. Mike, maybe if you could introduce yourself to us and tell us, how did you end up on the mainframe?   Mike Myers: Well it's […]