Open Banking: Is Availability the Key to Adoption?

Open Banking: Is Availability the Key to Adoption?

When talking about IT availability, the goal is to get as close to 100% available as possible. Just as nothing in life is certain, nothing in IT is always available. Hardware and software eventually break down. Nevertheless, companies can get very close to meeting the...
Low Open Banking Awareness in Finance Industry

Low Open Banking Awareness in Finance Industry

Our recent mainframe modernization survey provided observations about current or recent mainframe users. We surveyed over 160 individuals in various job functions and organizations. By far, the most interesting survey find was low awareness with open banking and...
Mainframe Inventors

Mainframe Inventors

When thinking of large players in the technology field, some names immediately come to mind. Steve Jobs. Mark Zuckerberg. Jeff Bezos. But the career trajectories of some of the most innovative minds in the industry would not have been possible if not for the invention...
2020 Ushers in New Role for the Mainframe

2020 Ushers in New Role for the Mainframe

Every December, we look back on the past year and marvel at the events that have taken place. You may have started the year single and are now engaged, or may now be the proud parent to a new baby or fur baby. A lot can change in just 12 short months. But one thing...
A Bit of IBM Archeology

A Bit of IBM Archeology

Way back in November of 1964, IBM announced the smallest member of the System/360 family, the Model 20. According to Wikipedia, The Model 20 supports only a subset of the System/360 instruction set, with binary numbers limited to 16 bits and no floating point.[1] In...