• October 20, 2020

Leveraging Open Source & Hybrid Cloud for z/OS: A Rube Goldberg Evolution to COTS Value

This content was originally presented at the inaugural Open Mainframe Project Summit in September 2020. I’ve been working on the mainframe for over 50 years, lately focusing on the open source capabilities of IBM’s proprietary operating systems. Throughout the years, I’ve noticed that businesses have three main goals for their mainframe environment: Get off the […]

Are you ready for the “New Normal?”

COVID-19 has been a sobering reminder of how unprepared we all were, despite the warnings. This has flowed down to the boardroom where executives and leaders have had to deal with unprecedented economic conditions.  For them, traditional crisis response approaches will not be good enough to ensure sustainability, or in many cases, the organization’s survival. […]

Legendary Help: Powering the healthcare industry during a global crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing healthcare systems around the globe. The surge of patients who need acute care is putting a massive strain on the capacities of hospitals and emergency rooms. Supplies for much-needed equipment, whether it be personal protective equipment for hospital personnel or ventilators for patients, are being delayed. Manufacturers of these products […]