News From SHARE

SHARE is seeking the best of the best to submit presentation proposals for the upcoming SHARE San Jose event. Translation: YOU can take part in this leading enterprise technology educational event as a speaker.

Posted September 06, 2016

During the SHARE Atlanta event, elections were held for the SHARE Board of Directors. SHARE extends its gratitude to each candidate, their sponsoring organizations and the 2016 Nominating Committee for their hard work and commitment to SHARE. Elected as the next SHARE President was Harry Williams of Marist College.

Posted August 22, 2016

As SHARE San Jose approaches, SHARE is seeking the best of the best to submit ideas for presentations. Take part in this leading enterprise technology educational event from March 5-10, 2017. All submissions are due October 6, 2016. Additionally, speakers selected to present will receive a discounted registration rate for the full week or complimentary registration for the day they present. From DevOps or Mobile and Social Networking to Security in the Enterprise, a variety of topics and formats are welcome.

Posted August 22, 2016

Whether you were in attendance during SHARE Atlanta or not, we want to help you re-live the excitement through SHARE Live! By purchasing SHARE Live!, you (and your coworkers!) gain access to hand-picked technical content from the SHARE Atlanta event

Posted August 08, 2016

At SHARE Atlanta, attendees had the opportunity to directly influence the content of a brand-new, highly anticipated Redpaper on IDCAMS during a live session with IBM Redbooks and via the hashtag #SHAREredpaper.

Posted August 08, 2016

Are you in need of a career boost? Look no further than SHARE Atlanta.

Posted July 25, 2016

The wait is finally over; the SHARE Atlanta agenda is now available for you to view! Now that the Atlanta schedule is live, you can plan your lineup of educational sessions.

Posted July 11, 2016

For anyone you know who has heard about the mainframe, but does not know exactly what a mainframe career entails, now is the perfect time to encourage them to explore all the possibilities — and apply for one of CA Technologies' Mainframe Academy scholarships.

Posted June 27, 2016

Prove you can "Master the Mainframe" by applying for the CA Mainframe Academy Scholarship. If you are looking to perfect your mainframe programming skills, now is the time!

Posted June 27, 2016

Still deciding whether to register to attend SHARE Atlanta? In addition to its 500+ sessions, SHARE's summer event is an excellent career boost that will help your professional development.

Posted June 27, 2016

Want to learn from the top minds in business and enterprise IT to strengthen your organization? You are in luck! SHARE recently announced its featured presenters for the educational event of the summer — SHARE Atlanta, July 31-Aug. 5.

Posted June 13, 2016

Do you ever wonder about the vital role of mainframe technology in the future of cloud computing? Frank DeGilio, Chief Architect for Cloud, IBM Systems Group, discusses this with SHARE in an eye-opening Q&A.

Posted May 31, 2016

How many times have you heard the word "encryption" today? Working in the world of IT, you cannot go a day without hearing or reading about it, and organizations today can no longer turn a blind eye to it.

Posted May 16, 2016

For today's IT teams, cyber threats and security breaches are becoming more and more common, and, as a result, cybersecurity has quickly escalated to the top of the IT priority list. But, what is the secret to staying one step ahead of the bad guys?

Posted May 02, 2016

Imagine trying to fill a prescription at the pharmacy only to discover that, due to some unknown error in some faraway IT system, your health insurance coverage isn't available. At best, this could be a minor frustration, but at worst it creates a serious medical hardship that puts policyholders at risk.

Posted April 18, 2016

Connor Krukosky is an 18 year old college student with a hobby of collecting vintage computers. One day, he decided to buy his own IBM z890. This is his story.

Posted April 04, 2016

In August of 2015 SHARE introduced White Pieces. The objective of a White Piece is to share information about technology or a process to implement technology.

Posted March 21, 2016

We had a blast in San Antonio and are already gearing up for SHARE Atlanta this summer. So what's next? That's up to YOU. The SHARE Atlanta Call for Presentations is open now through April 15 to all enterprise IT professionals who would like to showcase their expertise.

Posted March 07, 2016

Emails, meetings, phone calls—it always seems like there are just not enough hours in the day. Struggling to keep your head above water at work is far too common in this Age of Overload.

Posted February 22, 2016

Last week, IBM introduced the z13s as the latest addition to the IBM z Systems family, which offers the same capabilities, innovation and value of the larger z13 in a single-frame system. The new z13s also enables lower cloud costs and faster decision-making, among other features.

Posted February 22, 2016

There are no young professionals in the mainframe community, right? Wrong! It's time you meet Connor Krukosky, an 18-year-old college student who bought an IBM z890 from an online auction and is now busy getting it up and running.

Posted February 08, 2016

SHARE events are known for their robust education for enterprise IT professionals. On February 28, SHARE in San Antonio will be upping the ante with the addition of the DevOps in the Enterprise track, which features presentations from members of TechBeacon's 100 DevOps "ones to watch.

Posted January 25, 2016

The world of cyber security has shifted as hackers have turned in to organized crime groups and cyber criminals continue to become more sophisticated. Join SHARE in San Antonio keynote speaker, Patrick Gray, IT Security Consultant and a 20-year veteran of the FBI, as he explores the current threat landscape and how it is rapidly changing.

Posted January 11, 2016

Looking to dive in to IBM's Information Management Systems? Want an Assembler crash course? Join expert instructors for SHARE Academy, February 28, 2016 before the full week of SHARE in San Antonio kicks off.

Posted January 11, 2016

Most people believe the mainframe is immune from viruses. But, an extremely dangerous virus seriously threatens both the mainframe and the organizations that depend on it.

Posted December 07, 2015

Despite rumors about the mainframe's demise, the IT community knows it is very much still a critical driver of business progress. But, how do you convince the non-IT decision makers in your community that the chatter they have been hearing about the decline of the mainframe is simply based on rumors, not facts?

Posted November 23, 2015

When it came time for a complicated datacenter move, Mary Anne and her manager didn't quite see eye to eye on how long the process would take. Find out how Mary Anne handled the challenging move and how long the outage actually took.

Posted November 09, 2015

While cloud computing grows and mainframe users continue to rely on existing architecture and networks, connecting mainframe applications to new cloud services as well as existing infrastructures will become increasingly important. During SHARE in Orlando, Chris Leonard and Mayur Raga of IBM UK Laboratories Limited addressed the impact of this convergence on MQ networks.

Posted October 26, 2015

Sometimes a topic is not quite big enough to warrant an entire technical session at a SHARE event, yet it is far too important to completely pass up. That's when "Bit Bucket" sessions come into play.

Posted October 12, 2015

Mobile is game changer. There is no doubt about that. The role that mobile plays is growing at such a fast rate that it simply cannot be ignored: a mobile strategy is now a necessity in the business world and the mainframe is here to support it.

Posted September 28, 2015

SHARE is excited to introduce DevOps in the Enterprise as a brand-new educational track for the SHARE in San Antonio event this winter, and we want YOU to help kick it off. Share your expertise and best practices with attendees who want to help build and enhance DevOps within their organizations.

Posted September 28, 2015

SHARE is excited to announce the Monday keynote speaker during SHARE in San Antonio, Juliet Funt, Founder and CEO of WhiteSpace® at Work. Juliet will be taking the stage this winter to help you get back on track by providing tools you can use to stand out at work and move your career forward.

Posted September 14, 2015

Tom Rosamilia, Senior Vice President of IBM Systems at IBM Corporation took the stage as a keynote speaker at SHARE in Orlando. In the spirit of celebration, Rosamilia reminded the crowd of the continued progress of the mainframe as it evolves to meet the increased demands on the industry in the context of mobile, cloud and security.

Posted August 31, 2015

The SHARE in San Antonio Call for Presentations is open now through October 23 to all enterprise IT professionals who would like to showcase their expertise. Do you consider yourself an influencer? An expert in your area?

Posted August 17, 2015

Linux applications have been on the rise for the last four years, according to a 2014 report from The Linux Foundation. What are the reasons behind the decline in Windows deployment and increase in Linux?

Posted August 03, 2015

The blog formerly known as the SHARE President's Corner has a new name and a new look! We are excited to introduce mindSHARE: a new blog that is your source for the latest content and perspectives on enterprise IT from experts within the SHARE Community.

Posted July 20, 2015

COBOL 5.1 (otherwise referred to as COBOL V5) has several benefits, leading an increasing number of users to migrate to this technology. But not everyone is on board just yet.

Posted July 06, 2015

On Friday, March 6, 2015 at SHARE in Seattle, four speakers covered a variety of topics too small to have a session of their own and too important not to pass along. These were items that could be brought back home and put straight to use.

Posted June 22, 2015

While cloud offers many benefits, the mainframe has its own set of special skills, including the ability to process 1.1 million transactions per second. It is no wonder 80% of world corporate data is still processed on the mainframe.

Posted June 08, 2015

Learn how the new generation of the IBM mainframe has been designed to meet the needs of the mobile generation and Internet of Things. While operational excellence is still a focus, IT investment is shifting to value creation, service excellence and better client experience.

Posted May 26, 2015

On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Philip Young delivered a keynote presentation at SHARE in Seattle explaining what you can do to help bridge the divide between the mainframe and security worlds, how to embrace hacker culture for the betterment of z/OS and what that community thinks of this "legacy" system.

Posted May 11, 2015

Returning to their roots, Radixx International migrates back to the mainframe after the introduction of z13. Radixx CEO Ron Peri saw z13 as an opportunity to streamline his company's IT and meet the demand for high availability.

Posted April 27, 2015

Mobile and security are two hot button topics for almost any IT professional. It is with these two issues in mind that IBM hopes the new z Systems will stand out.

Posted April 13, 2015

In a recent blog from SHARE, Mike Desens of IBM Corporation and Scott Fagen of CA Technologies, shared their thoughts on the z13 mainframe's ability to maximize business opportunities through enabling mobilization.

Posted March 30, 2015

In a recent blog from SHARE, Pam Taylor, senior product manager at IBM, shared her thoughts about the importance of establishing a framework for addressing governance, risk and compliance.

Posted March 16, 2015

The call for presentations for SHARE® in Orlando is now open! For its 60th anniversary educational event, SHARE is seeking content in a range of topics, with emphasis on the new z13 IBM mainframe.

Posted March 02, 2015

In early January, Compuware announced the release of a software suite geared toward millennials that makes the mainframe more instinctive.

Posted February 17, 2015

ETL — extract, transform and load — has been the prevailing mantra for the past 30 years when it comes to data analytics. Until recently, it was just too expensive to run analytics where the data lived, and companies were forced to move information to another platform.

Posted February 02, 2015

In light of the January 14 IBM announcements, SHARE in Seattle unveils a unique offering of content related to the latest mainframe software and hardware reveals. Covering all things z Systems and with a Mobile focus, SHARE's event this March is the place to stay up-to-speed. Newly announced technical sessions include:

Posted January 20, 2015

The early bird deadline for the winter event of the year, SHARE® in Seattle, is fast approaching. Featuring technical sessions on hot enterprise IT topics like Security, Mobile and Cloud in the Enterprise, Seattle is one SHARE you will not want to miss.

Posted January 05, 2015