When a bright, 30-something persuaded the authorities to waive the restrictions on age and weight, and joined the US Navy in 1944, no-one could have foreseen the profound benevolent impact Grace Hopper would go on to have on computing and the world as we know it today. This week marks what would have been the 107th [...]
In a notable coup for Micro Focus, our colleagues in LATAM recently took COBOL, the world’s most versatile language, to an entirely new platform – Mexican TV! In a wide-ranging, live interview, Miguel Fito, Solutions Director for Iberia & LATAM, promoted COBOL to an estimated 3m people with more streaming the show through the Internet. [...]
I think you’d better do what he says, Mr. Kinney In the 1987 film Robocop, the enthusiastic compliance of Mr Kinney is ignored by the malfunctioning law-enforcement robot, ED-209, with fatal consequences. Many of the legal imperatives and regulations facing the IT world today are accompanied by an unmovable deadline and threats of punitive measures [...]
Micro Focus won – and won big – at two marketing awards ceremonies last week. The annual B2B awards in London were themed ‘Are you a B2B Rockstar?’ and Micro Focus responded with a chart-topping campaign. The B2B Awards salute the world’s best design, advertising, graphic design and marketing and other headline acts included Oracle, [...]
Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by Jackie Anglin.
Jackie Anglin from Micro Focus gives you the low-down on our upcoming Micro Focus COBOL Developer Days
Any change brings challenges. Moving software is no different. This blog highlights how Micro Focus is helping supporting users looking to move up to Visual COBOL. A transition is never easy Switching is not easy. Switching utility providers, switching mortgage or pension – all are time consuming and to be honest, a bit of a [...]
Ground-breaking performance and unrivalled flexibility are just two benefits of the new IBM zEnterprise mainframe range. How does Micro Focus add value to this new setup and help organizations get even more from their enterprise environment…? Next-generation mainframe power The IBM zEnterprise range of mainframes represents the next generation of powerful, scalable and flexible enterprise-class [...]
Introduction The rise of BYOD to the point of being a de-facto standard in today’s corporate world is causing a shift in employee and corporate culture. But also it is directly affecting how core IT systems are provided. This blog discusses the race is on to deal with the unplanned impacts of BYOD. Paperless office [...]
It’s a question we hear a lot. And for those of you familiar with COBOL, you’ll know that the answer is ‘far from it’. In fact, just like any other business critical programming language, COBOL is continually updated, modified and enhanced to keep up with the fast-pace of demands which the industry puts on it. [...]
Jordan Ashman explores the history, current state and future direction of Terminal Emulation whilst introducing Rumba+ in the Micro Focus blog.
Few would argue that for most organizations, staying ahead of the competition requires continuous innovation to differentiate themselves from others in the marketplace. To achieve this – to make the right decisions at the right time – they need to understand their business functions and IT infrastructure. In other words, they need the right knowledge. [...]