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Why and How you Should Modernize Mainframe Application Development
IT shops play critical roles in helping clients meet business objectives, and they do this while juggling cost control and unending demands for increased efficiency. Challenging as this may be, there is simply no surviving in today's turbulent economic climate if you're not delivering new, always-improving products and services.
And to do that, you must learn to balance everything necessary to keep the company functioning - the "essential now" - with the innovation that will improve corporate performance - the "future needs."
This paper addresses the challenges and downfalls of developing and delivering core applications on the mainframe and dives into the thinking that drives how IT shops should modernize mainframe application development and contemporary development practices, including 4 fundamental business objectives and 4 technical requirements of doing so. Read on to discover an integrated development environment designed to provide the agility and flexibility needed to deliver mainframe development efficiency.