Interview: Andrew Wickett on legacy migrations

Interview: Andrew Wickett on legacy migrations

In this week's podcast, we speak to Andrew Wickett, director  of migrations and modernization at Micro Focus, about moving from the mainframe to...

June 1st, 2012 brian bloom

Brain drain: Where Cobol systems go from here

Brain drain: Where Cobol systems go from here

David Brown is worried. As managing director of the IT transformation group at Bank of New York Mellon, he is...

May 30th, 2012 Robert L. Mitchell

COBOL brain drain: Survey results

COBOL brain drain: Survey results

Computerworld US's survey about Cobol use in business and government organizations ran online from February 16, 2012 to March 1,...

March 22nd, 2012 Computerworld Staff

Cobol skills drought persists amid mainframe migrations

Cobol skills drought persists amid mainframe migrations

Enterprises struggling to fill demands for Cobol skills should consider an application modernisation program which could also pave the way...

December 9th, 2010 Rodney Gedda

Action program makes Cobol cool again

Action program makes Cobol cool again

Darin Edmunds, the leader of the Action program at Micro Focus explains what it's doing to bring young people into...

April 5th, 2010 Jamie Eckle

Five ways to avoid SOA failure

Five ways to avoid SOA failure

This week’s IBM Impact conference in Las Vegas is only the third incarnation of the service-oriented architecture-focused event. But even...

May 5th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Dimming the lights only one skill of the giant UNIVAC

Dimming the lights only one skill of the giant UNIVAC

The UNIVAC 1 was the first-ever commercial computer, first shipped in 1951 by New York-based Remington Rand, also inventor of...

July 8th, 2004 Bernard Hodson

Older technologies not yet obsolete

Older technologies not yet obsolete

Despite an approaching mass retire-off of IT workers with experience in such less-than-sexy areas as COBOL and mainframes, industry watchers...

May 16th, 2002 Scott Gardner