IBM Developer Blog

Follow the latest happenings with IBM Developer and stay in the know.

IBM is working with the Open Mainframe Project to create three initiatives to address immediate needs.


During the COVID-19 global pandemic, some states are processing a record number of unemployment claims. Some also need additional programming skills to make changes to COBOL, a language still being actively used today. Changes are required to address new parameters in unemployment payment eligibility — in a very short timeframe. We’re working closely with these clients to respond to their needs and find solutions to the challenges they face.

Find out all about it in my IBM News Room post.