Posted on 19. Feb, 2014 by Derek Britton.
We continue our reflections on the 50th anniversary of IBM’s first mainframe with a look at how this business mainstay has evolved and developed, despite predictions to the contrary
Micro Focus Product Manager Jordan Ashman investigates Compliance and argues that the time to ‘find it, fix it and test it’ really is now in this revealing blog.
With so many new trends emerging in the mainframe world, is the end user being forgotten? The mainframe world. The opportunities are endless, the possibilities limitless. Correspondingly, expectations from the business are usually ambitious. However, meeting those expectations is anything but easy. There are lots of issues to contend with: the volume and diversity of [...]
Where can you go to exchange ideas and collaborate with over 15000 peers? The Micro Focus and Borland Community! Where can you gather valuable information about the product you are using and view helpful product videos? The Micro Focus Knowledge Base! Our Community Site covers all Micro Focus product areas and provides our users the ability to [...]
Posted on 08. Jan, 2014 by Jordan Ashman.
In our Rumba blog series so far we have explored the history of terminal emulation, in our blog Terminal Emulation: A brand new view?, then looked at key trends shaping the workplace today (The future of the workplace: BYOD). This, our third and final blog of the series, takes some of those theories and concepts [...]
As search giant Google releases its annual Zeitgeist report revealing the news stories and questions that got the world thinking in 2013, I thought I’d compile a Micro Focus view of the year for COBOL (which by the way, still gets 200 times more transactions per day than combined Google and YouTube searches). Here’s my [...]
When a bright, 30-something persuaded the authorities to waive the restrictions on age and weight, and joined the US Navy in 1944, no-one could have foreseen the profound benevolent impact Grace Hopper would go on to have on computing and the world as we know it today. This week marks what would have been the 107th [...]
In a notable coup for Micro Focus, our colleagues in LATAM recently took COBOL, the world’s most versatile language, to an entirely new platform – Mexican TV! In a wide-ranging, live interview, Miguel Fito, Solutions Director for Iberia & LATAM, promoted COBOL to an estimated 3m people with more streaming the show through the Internet. [...]
I think you’d better do what he says, Mr. Kinney In the 1987 film Robocop, the enthusiastic compliance of Mr Kinney is ignored by the malfunctioning law-enforcement robot, ED-209, with fatal consequences. Many of the legal imperatives and regulations facing the IT world today are accompanied by an unmovable deadline and threats of punitive measures [...]
Micro Focus won – and won big – at two marketing awards ceremonies last week. The annual B2B awards in London were themed ‘Are you a B2B Rockstar?’ and Micro Focus responded with a chart-topping campaign. The B2B Awards salute the world’s best design, advertising, graphic design and marketing and other headline acts included Oracle, [...]
Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by Jackie Anglin.
Jackie Anglin from Micro Focus gives you the low-down on our upcoming Micro Focus COBOL Developer Days