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The Mainframe: The movie makers mainstay

The Mainframe: The movie makers mainstay

Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 by .

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Originally posted for IBM’s http://mainframedebate.com blog site, Mark Plant from Micro Focus looks into the Mainframe’s relationship with the Silver Screen. Slightly updated with the latest Movie to pay tribute to the Mainframe!

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Innuendo Bingo? It’s only the great Belfast Bake-Off!

Innuendo Bingo? It’s only the great Belfast Bake-Off!

Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 by .

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Micro Focus COBOL Inside Sales Rep Daniel Grant talks us through the latest greatest Belfast Bake Off on Friday 26th June. But can he avoid a double-entendre or two? Read on to find out.

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Compuware survey – CIOs make big plans for Big Iron

Compuware survey – CIOs make big plans for Big Iron

Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 by .

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“You hear about big data, you hear about cloud, you hear about analytics and systems of insight. These are all coming together at a critical point in time.” – Dr. John Kelly, SVP, IBM.

A recent Compuware survey supports a longstanding Micro Focus view. Derek Britton checks out the whitepaper…

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Dear RBS: invest in better systems. Not adjectives.

Dear RBS: invest in better systems. Not adjectives.

Posted on 22. Jun, 2015 by .

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Ho hum. Another day, another example of RBS presenting IT system neglect as a ‘glitch’…

Analysts, industry commentators and – most importantly – frustrated RBS, Ulster Bank and NatWest customers took to Twitter, keen to remind RBS that their latest IT-based debacle is by no means their first offence.

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Being ‘skills ready’ – the Development Manager challenge

Being ‘skills ready’ – the Development Manager challenge

Posted on 18. Jun, 2015 by .

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Phillip Miller, Senior Development Manager at Micro Focus looks at the challenges facing Development Managers as they look to resource the maintenance of core COBOL systems.

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Did you know COBOL autocorrects to ‘COOL’?

Did you know COBOL autocorrects to ‘COOL’?

Posted on 16. Jun, 2015 by .

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A retrospective on the recent Micro Focus Developer Day in Washington DC by #DevDay novice Mark Plant. An overview and heap of reasons why today’s enterprise developer should attend in person at a #DevDay soon to see the future of COBOL and Mainframe application development for themselves.

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’1.21 gigawatts! 1.21 gigawatts. Great Scott!’

’1.21 gigawatts! 1.21 gigawatts. Great Scott!’

Posted on 05. Jun, 2015 by .

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Mark Plant from Micro Focus looks forward to meeting contemporary enterprise developers at the upcoming Micro Focus #DevDay. Read why

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Come on Developers – make something super!

Come on Developers – make something super!

Posted on 03. Jun, 2015 by .

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Visual COBOL just won big at the Tech Hero Awards – and no dodgy FIFA-style brown envelopes were required. Because this is a product that speaks for itself (and our customers help out, too…)

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Why I’m running for their lives

Why I’m running for their lives

Posted on 28. May, 2015 by .

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‘Micro Focus takes Corporate Social Responsibility and charity work extremely seriously from the grass roots right up to Senior Management’ says Gemma Cuff. ‘It’s fantastic to support amazing trailblazing women doing amazing things for the world. Grace Hopper would be very proud that we embrace her mantra ‘If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission’.

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Modern tools: the language of development skills efficiency

Modern tools: the language of development skills efficiency

Posted on 26. May, 2015 by .

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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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