IBM Creates Mainframe Skills Council to Fill Talent Gap

Foundation members include Academic Mainframe Consortium, Albany State University, Broadcom Solutions, DNB Bank, HOGENT, M&T Bank, Northern Illinois University, and Rocke

Any business must adapt to market shifts and new technology to succeed in the modern world

A hybrid cloud operating model was adopted by 56% of companies in the 2022 IBM Transformation Index: State of Cloud survey

Many businesses will find success especially in having mainframe skills as they modernize their applications, apply AI, and concentrate on digital transformation

Businesses are also utilizing the community resources that are on the market to identify, educate, and cultivate mainframe talent

Working groups on learning paths, competency frameworks, career awareness, and professional development will be part of the council

Trading educational materials, training aids, and other resources to enhance professionals' and leaders' mainframe careers

IBM is now offering a comprehensive platform for mainframe skills training called the IBM Z Mainframe Skills Depot