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How to Position Your Organization for Successful IT Modernization

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November 9, 2022

As IT environments evolve, so do security and modernization strategies. And while there are not any “one-size-fits-all” modernization solutions, there are certainly ways to position your organization for a successful IT environment modernization plan poised to meet business needs.   According to Ensono’s Oliver Presland, for example, successfully laying out your modernization plan begins with […]

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Women of COBOL Episode 5: COBOL Is for Anyone – Transitioning to IT From Alternate Career Paths

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October 28, 2022

Misty Decker: Hi and welcome to Episode 5 of of Women of COBOL. I’m delighted to have this conversation. Today we’re going to chat with two young women who have just launched their COBOL careers, about two years each, and we’re going to compare notes of what it’s like learning COBOL and launching a COBOL […]

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IBM Announces Diamondback Tape Library

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October 20, 2022

Today, IBM announced its latest archival storage solution: IBM Diamondback Tape Library. An extension of IBM’s comprehensive portfolio of data resilience solutions, IBM Diamondback is designed for organizations seeking to store hundreds of petabytes (PB) of data both securely and sustainably. This cost-effective storage solution enhances sustainability with its energy-efficient infrastructure and reduced environmental impact. […]

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Recognizing and Fostering Greatness in the Power Systems Ecosystem

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September 20, 2022

Spotlighting influential women in the IBM i community; plus, Pete Massiello on how mentorship and IBM i education can close the Power Systems skills gap

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Women of COBOL Episode 4: Creative Solutions for Closing the Mainframe Skills Gap

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September 12, 2022

Misty Decker: Hi and welcome to this episode of Women of COBOL. Today we are talking about changing lives through COBOL. I’m so excited about this one; I hope you are, too. Let me introduce our two guests. Today we’re going to chat with Magie Hall, assistant professor of Strategic Business Analytics at WU Vienna. […]

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Women of COBOL Episode 3: The Case for Modernization

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July 14, 2022

Misty Decker: Hi and welcome to Women of COBOL, our third episode, today. We are going to be talking with Marianne Bellotti—the author of my favorite book, “Kill it with Fire”; if you don’t have it, you need it—and Susan Drennan, vice president of COBOL sales at Micro Focus. We’re going to be talking about […]

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Data Breach Impacts and Top Prevention Strategies

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July 6, 2022

In the today’s data-driven society, corporate security breaches have the power and capacity to impact mass amounts of technology users at a time. In fact, some of the most sizable security data breaches have taken place during the past decade. Forbes Advisor examined the data taken from FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) between 2017 to 2021 to uncover […]

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

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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 […]

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Women of COBOL Episode 2: Looking to the Next Generation

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June 8, 2022

Misty Decker: Hi and welcome to Women of COBOL hosted by TechChannel. I’m your host, Misty Decker, and today I am pleased to be joined by two amazing women of COBOL. We’re going to chat about COBOL and getting young people involved and how to help them find really prosperous COBOL careers. So first let […]

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Steve Will’s ‘You and i’ Blog Finds New Home on TechChannel

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March 31, 2022

TechChannel is pleased to announce that Steve Will, chief architect for IBM i, will be sharing his insights in his popular “You and i” blog series on our website. In his first post in early April, you’ll learn about some exciting things coming up for IBM i. Follow Will’s “You and i” blog series to […]