Lack of Mainframe Programmers a Critical Issue for IT Organizations A Review of the Literature
Stephune Waites, Dr. John J. Ketterer

Many technology experts in the decade of the 1990s predicted mainframe systems would be obsolete in less than 10 years. Many years later the mainframe is still very much alive and is the backbone of many corporations’ data processing strategy. While the mainframe continues to offer reliability and stability, the most knowledgeable and experienced mainframe programmers are nearing retirement age. In this paper, the issue of replacing retiring mainframe programmers, many of whom are set to retire in the next ten years will be examined. The impending retirement of these mainframe programmers, who will also take with them valuable knowledge and expertise, is of great concern to many CIOs (Chief Information Officer) because most colleges and universities no longer offer courses in mainframe technology.

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