September 13-16, 2022
Dublin, Ireland + Virtual
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Thursday, September 15 • 14:05 - 14:45
How to Help the Next Generation - Jeff Reser, SUSE

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The technology skills gap is not new. Mainframe organizations are aware of the skills gap and the difficulties of attracting new talent to the mainframe because of misguided notions that it’s an outdated system. Far from being obsolete, many mainframes today are seeing increased workloads as they underpin high volume transactions in a number of industry sectors, boosted especially by the rise in customer facing online and mobile applications. Whole generations of people are “touching” the mainframe in this way without even realizing it. Open Mainframe Project aims to educate the next generation through its hands-on programs including the COBOL Programming Course, Mainframe Open Education and the Mentorship Program. In this presentation, attendees will learn more about these programs and how to can get involved.

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Jeff Reser

Head of Solution Marketing, SUSE
Jeff Reser leads product marketing at SUSE, with an additional focus on AI and high performance computing. With a degree in astrophysics, Jeff has a passion for data analytics, space research and understanding the impact that things like climate change has on our lives and our pl... Read More →

Thursday September 15, 2022 14:05 - 14:45 IST
Liffey Meeting Room 3 (Level 1)
  Emerging OS Forum, New & Emerging Open Source Projects