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Mainframe developers now have the ability to build APIs to connect legacy systems to modern technology faster and easier with GT Software’s latest Ivory Service Architect release. With Ivory Service Architect 6.0, developers can seamlessly integrate new technologies like mobile, web-based portals, business process management and packaged applications. Ivory easily extends access to the mainframe through industry standard SOAP or REST APIs — with no code written, generated or changed and with no additional MIPS usage. Mainframe integration is enabled, regardless of platform, programming language and data format. Ivory Service Architect also requires minimal training and can be quickly deployed…

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A bill has recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives (Modernizing Government Technology or MGT) that calls for updating out of date IT systems and technologies. Should the bill pass through the Senate, it is certain that many installed mainframe systems could be targeted for replacement because of the perceived notion that "old" systems should be replaced with new systems. But that is not necessarily true, according to a recent article that appeared in GCN (Government Computer News) titled, "As the MGT Act Rolls Forward, It's Time to Debunk Mainframe Myths." Written by Compuware's Director of Federal, State and Local Government Solutions, Claire Bailey, the article lists five common myths about the mainframe and systematically shoots huge holes through all of them. The five myths are:…

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Compuware Corporation has announced it has once again been named to Database Trends and Applications’ “DBTA 100” list, which recognizes the “the companies that matter most in data.”  This special list, comprising both long-standing industry veterans as well as new disruptors, features 100 companies and is highlighted in the special June edition of Database Trends and Applications as well as on its website, dbta.com…

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Syncsort, a global leader in data liberation, integrity and integration solutions for next-generation analytics, and Collibra, a leader in data governance software solutions for business users, today announced a partnership focused on integrating their industry-renowned solutions and expertise in data quality and data governance, affording organizations the highest levels of data availability, usability and integrity…

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You’ve just graduated and are looking for that important first job.  With some experience developing apps with friends and a comfort level with PCs and maybe UNIX, you enter a job market filled with others who have exactly the same qualifications as you do.  At the same time, you’re competing with generations of people who are more experienced in modern tech and they aren’t going anywhere.  It’s a crowded field.  But there is a way to compete successfully for tech job and build a solid career for yourself…

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