Posted on 10. Dec, 2014 by Jordan Ashman.
How’s the mainframe market faring? This blog takes a look at BMC’s recent mainframe study and explores the characteristics of the current state of the market. It also compares these findings with some of Micro Focus’ own research.
Posted on 09. Dec, 2014 by Ed Airey.
As a seven-year-old, the ever-curious Grace Hopper dismantled seven alarm clocks to find out how they worked. Quite why the family needed seven alarm clocks was never explained, but the anecdote illustrates the curiosity that ultimately inspired a remarkable woman to create something incredible. December 9 is Admiral Grace Hopper’s birthday. She would have been 108.
As global IT faces the new digital era, how is this affecting their workload? Recent studies make interesting reading, as Derek Britton discovers
Helen Withington from Micro Focus emulates (pun intended) a classic seasonal tale. All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or Terminal, is purely coincidental. Call Center Managers and Operatives read on.
Posted on 20. Nov, 2014 by Kadi Grigg.
Kadi Grigg from Micro Focus introduces the Enterpise Analyzer product and dicusses the critical role ‘application intelligence’ tooling can play in complicated Federal legacy application modernization projects.
Big business faces big challenges and embracing future needs and customer demand is no easy thing, especially with so much complexity within IT. A recent article in the insurance industry press introduced the possibility that organizations should consider abandoning current core IT systems and starting again. Derek Britton on the risks and alternatives.
Melissa Burns from Micro Focus introduces the new Object-Orientated Programming using Visual COBOL webinar series – tune in and skill up!
Business Leaders: while your internal systems might be working just fine, the means of accessing them may be a different story. Jordan Ashman’s latest blog looks at the challenges of effective customer service and how simple changes can provide a dramatic efficiency gain.
Jackie Anglin from Micro Focus invites you to come and see more about what Micro Focus mainframe and COBOL products can do. At a North American #DevDay near you
Posted on 03. Oct, 2014 by Mark Plant.
When I first joined Micro Focus I was lucky enough to sit through a number of product demos, the teams wanted me up to speed on what their stuff ‘did’. Up stepped ‘Rumba’. No – not Rumba the Latin American dance – this was a terminal emulator. Software for mainframe applications that gave the older ‘green-screen’ interface a fresh lick of paint or so I thought.
Posted on 18. Sep, 2014 by Mark Plant.
Micro Focus Marketing Operations Director Mark Plant reflects on making the final cut in the #MME14 Eloqua Markies awards – Best Social Campaign @MicroFocus @Mainframe50