Beyond white papers, online groups, the archives project, and twice annual events, SHARE also has the in-depth knowledge of its past presidents. We caught up with a few of them to talk about their tenure in office and why they keep coming back to volunteer.
"There’s really no good reason to learn COBOL today, and there was really no good reason to learn it 20 years ago,” says UCLA computer science professor Peter Reiher. You could summarize these thoughts as 1) COBOL is old, and 2) COBOL skill is in short supply.
The IBM Champions program celebrates those in the IT community who advocate for, and are thought leaders in, the mainframe industry and beyond.
At SHARE Pittsburgh, Christopher Walker, senior offering manager at IBM, and Rebecca Levesque, president and CEO of 21st Century Software, Inc., focused on how companies can understand and manage the risks facing their data used by batch workloads in their session.
With many companies now focused on navigating the nuances of remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, training can ensure companies continue to operate consistently during a crisis and can address challenges and opportunities as they occur.