Tag Archive: Skills

Unified AppDev – DevOps Mainframe Efficiency

While the DevOps methodology appears to promise significant improvements in efficiency, it relies on significant changes to internal practices in environments which are – frankly – quite hard to change. In his third blog in the series Derek Britton explores whether taking a smarter approach to mainframe DevOps might bring the goal of development efficiency within reach

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09.30.2015

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IT Skills: Crisis? What Crisis?

The much-discussed IT skills shortage is a relative concept, argues Derek Britton from Micro Focus, as he examines what this talk about a “crisis” really means in this fascinating blog post. Read on.

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07.20.2015

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Modern tools: the language of development skills efficiency

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.

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05.26.2015

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Language school: getting COBOL back in the classroom

This blog deconstructs the misconceptions around COBOL and addresses the ‘University Challenge’ of getting COBOL on the curriculum. The Micro Focus Academic Program is on a mission to create enough COBOL-savvy developers and programmers to serve the big businesses that still use COBOL to drive 70% of all business data processing.

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06.24.2014

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