IT Evolution

The Next Stage in IT Evolution

How to Justify IT Financial Models for Greatest Impact and Return

The IT industry has permeated our work and personal lives for the good part of four decades, even so it is actually an incredibly young industry by comparative standards. After all, when you consider the automotive industry for instance, now entering its second century, IT is very much in its infancy.

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Ignoring reality

While it may be difficult to credit the sincerity of someone who self-critiques by saying, “I care too much,” there are times when I apply the sentiment to myself. In my 37 years in the IT industry, I have been employed by mainframe software vendors for about half the time, and have been a customer of mainframe software vendors for the other half. I’ve seen things from each perspective, and even when I’m on the vendor side of the table, I can usually sympathize with the customer’s situation.

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The Mainframe Dilemma: Coping With an Aging Workforce

A continuing, lingering perception that the mainframe is dead continues on in some parts of the IT industry. It seems that we constantly hear about IT shops that are planning to get rid of their mainframes. But rarely do we ever hear about it after the fact. No, it is usually reported right when someone thinks that it is a good idea.

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