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This session will dive into solutions so your already compiled COBOL code can finally leverage new capabilities introduced to the IBM Z family over the last few decades, all the way to today's z15.
The latest IBM Z technology to improve COBOL performance is not accessible by COBOL 4.2 and earlier modules, wasting precious CPU cycles and money.
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Al is currently IBM Z Software Global Sales Executive, with responsibility for the API Economy solutions, IBM Z runtimes and compilers. Prior to that he owned worldwide sales for WebSphere on z Systems, and before that, Rational Enterprise Modernization and Compilers cross platform. He has over 40 years of experience ranging from operating systems development to services, marketing, product management and technical sales. Al has also taught at the State University of New York at Farmingdale.
Cindy Guo is a senior software developer on the Z compiler team at IBM. Her focus has been on improving the performance of COBOL applications on IBM Z systems using the IBM Automatic Binary Optimizer.