subject matter expert

The Value of Technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Like many of my fellow Planet Mainframe readers, I belong to several LinkedIn professional groups.  Recently, there was a vibrant discussion thread going on in one such group that discussed subject matter experts and their value.  It gave me an idea for a blog post.

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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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