The IBM Mainframe and the movie James Bond have been known by name and number over their shared 51 or so year history. Mark Plant takes a brief look back through years and years of shared victories in the Micro Focus blog.
Originally posted for IBM’s http://mainframedebate.com blog site, Mark Plant from Micro Focus looks into the Mainframe’s relationship with the Silver Screen. Slightly updated with the latest Movie to pay tribute to the Mainframe!
Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 by Daniel Grant.
Micro Focus COBOL Inside Sales Rep Daniel Grant talks us through the latest greatest Belfast Bake Off on Friday 26th June. But can he avoid a double-entendre or two? Read on to find out.
Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 by Derek Britton.
“You hear about big data, you hear about cloud, you hear about analytics and systems of insight. These are all coming together at a critical point in time.” – Dr. John Kelly, SVP, IBM.
A recent Compuware survey supports a longstanding Micro Focus view. Derek Britton checks out the whitepaper…
Posted on 22. Jun, 2015 by Derek Britton.
Ho hum. Another day, another example of RBS presenting IT system neglect as a ‘glitch’…
Analysts, industry commentators and – most importantly – frustrated RBS, Ulster Bank and NatWest customers took to Twitter, keen to remind RBS that their latest IT-based debacle is by no means their first offence.
Posted on 18. Jun, 2015 by phillip miller.
Phillip Miller, Senior Development Manager at Micro Focus looks at the challenges facing Development Managers as they look to resource the maintenance of core COBOL systems.
A retrospective on the recent Micro Focus Developer Day in Washington DC by #DevDay novice Mark Plant. An overview and heap of reasons why today’s enterprise developer should attend in person at a #DevDay soon to see the future of COBOL and Mainframe application development for themselves.
Mark Plant from Micro Focus looks forward to meeting contemporary enterprise developers at the upcoming Micro Focus #DevDay. Read why
Visual COBOL just won big at the Tech Hero Awards – and no dodgy FIFA-style brown envelopes were required. Because this is a product that speaks for itself (and our customers help out, too…)
‘Micro Focus takes Corporate Social Responsibility and charity work extremely seriously from the grass roots right up to Senior Management’ says Gemma Cuff. ‘It’s fantastic to support amazing trailblazing women doing amazing things for the world. Grace Hopper would be very proud that we embrace her mantra ‘If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission’.
Posted on 26. May, 2015 by Paula Willis.
Paula Willis, Visual Studio IDE Development Team Leader, looks at the options available to those who face arguably the biggest challenge in an IT organisation – the developers themselves. They work at the coal face of organisational application development and understand the staffing challenges better than most.