I think, therefore I modernize: introducing Enterprise Suite 6.0

I need to change – IT needs to change Rapid and large-scale IT change is a very costly exercise. Worse still, it is fraught with risk, the IT world beset with uncomfortable stories of failed transformational programs. CIOs can ill-afford such risk. By reusing valuable, trusted core applications and data, a smarter approach is available… View Article Read the original article

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The Modern IDE

Overview: In Chapter 7 of his podcast series, Rick Slade welcomes Compuware Group Product Manager Steve Kansa to discuss the importance of a modern development environment and its role in improving the quality, velocity and efficiency of the software delivery pipeline.   Developer productivity has been a common thread throughout Compuware Executive DevOps Solution Architect Rick Slade’s podcast series, Building a Better Software Delivery Platform. Adopting Agile and DevOps methodologies and automating your software delivery pipeline can increase quality, velocity and efficiency by reducing time spent not writing code. Transitioning…

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CEO Chris O’Malley Discusses the BMC Acquisition

Overview: In a recent episode of the Modern Mainframe podcast, Compuware CEO Chris O’Malley talks about BMC’s acquisition of Compuware and how the companies’ shared corporate ideals and combined product portfolio will help mainstream the mainframe.   On June 1, 2020 BMC’s acquisition of Compuware was finalized. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Compuware CEO Chris O’Malley for an episode of the Modern Mainframe podcast. Chris talks about the need for continued mainframe modernization, how the combination of Compuware and BMC will benefit customers, and how the…

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Compuware CSI Case 3: Mainframe DevOps, Online Gaming & Wine

Overview: In the third episode of the Compuware CSI: Customer Success Investigators series, host Craig Hartwell discusses the DevOps journey of a major South African bank with a DevOps lead and technical consultant.   In Case 3 of the Compuware CSI: Customer Success Investigators podcast series, Global Sales Lead Craig Hartwell talks with DevOps lead Jakes Olivier from South Africa’s Nedbank and technical consultant Lynette Kleynhans of Mediro ICT about Nedbank’s implementation of a CI/CD pipeline. The adoption of DevOps and Agile methodologies has clear advantages from a workflow point…

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Source Control: SCM Migration

Overview: Compuware’s Director of Migration Services Francois Dansereau joins Rick Slade on the Building a Better Software Delivery System podcast to discuss SCM migration and his methodology for making sure it goes smoothly.   The Boy Scout motto is, “Be prepared.” It’s good advice, to be sure, and a maxim that Compuware’s Migration Services Team has taken to heart. Following up on the previous episode’s discussion of the modern SCM with Compuware Product Owner Mark Schettenhelm, in Chapter 6 of the podcast series, Building a Better Software Delivery Platform, DevOps…

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Sharpen your competitive edge using COBOL and mainframe systems

Brian Crane, Solution Director at Micro Focus, looks at the issues affecting IT leaders today and offers some rare insights into smart ways to transform IT. Interesting Times Up until now, 2020 has proved to be quite a pivotal year. The current COVID-19 pandemic has triggered many changes in business behaviour right across the globe…. View Article Read the original article

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Source Control: Modern Software Delivery Support

Overview: The SCM is an integral part of a modern software delivery system (SDS). In the fifth episode of his podcast series on modernizing your SDS, DevOps Architect Rick Slade talks with Product Owner Mark Schettenhelm about the role of the SCM in an Agile environment and how Compuware ISPW assists with automation.   In Chapter 5 of the Building a Better Software Delivery Platform podcast series, DevOps Architect Rick Slade welcomes Compuware ISPW Product Owner Mark Schettenhelm to discuss source control in Agile software delivery. Rick starts off by…

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Compuware CSI Case 2: Continuous Improvement

Overview: A lead software engineer from a major UK bank discusses their efforts to improve software delivery quality, velocity and efficiency, and how Agile and DevOps have helped them transform their software delivery system.   In the latest episode of the podcast, Compuware CSI: Customer Success Investigators, Compuware Global Sales Lead Craig Hartwell talks with a major bank’s lead software engineer about its conversion to Agile and DevOps. The discussion centers around adapting to a changing market, reacting to challenges, and innovating. The bank’s adoption of Agile and DevOps was…

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Modernization Facts: The Path to Digital Transformation

A Changing Normality The worldwide pandemic of 2020 is forcing rapid change for entire organizations—even industries. The ability for organizations to transform into digital-first entities is key to survival. IDC predicts that 60 percent of global GDP will be digitized by 2022. So what does an organization with significant investments in current IT systems do… View Article

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A time to modernize

Introduction Digital transformation is today’s key business imperative to ensure organizations remain relevant in a constantly evolving and competitive landscape. That landscape is changing almost daily as the eclipsing effects of the pandemic sweep across the commercial sector, disrupting everything in its path. It is a time of unprecedented change. Unprecedented increases in demand that… View Article

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