How Modern, Fully Featured DevX Tools Help Organizations Achieve their Full DevOps Potential

In the fast-paced world of mainframe software development, how can enterprise achieve their full DevOps potential? In the world of mainframes, the traditional linear, sequential waterfall method of software development is being replaced by Agile development, emphasizing quick iterations and constant feedback. The same goes for DevOps, as a shift in focus towards collaboration and automation, along with the ability to deliver code quickly. Providing a modern and flexible developer experience is essential, and delivering mainframe developers the best tools, processes and frameworks to perform their jobs is more critical than ever.

We believe that companies who fail to improve the developer experience within their mainframe development team will ultimately fail to keep up with competitors that focus on obtaining better tools for their developers. By neglecting to improve the developer experience, businesses are left with unhappy developers, and put their enterprise at-risk of losing talented staff. 

The future of mainframe application development rests on the growth of tools that improve developer experience— the right tools can increase job satisfaction, helping businesses retain their hard-to-replace team members and provide modern and automated tools that lead to streamlined performance and increased potential for growth.

Our newest white paper, How Modern, Fully Featured DevX Tools Help Organizations Achieve their Full DevOps Potential — done in partnership with BMC — we analyze how today’s mainframe enterprises can benefit from adopting modern developer centric tools and protocols.

In this white paper you’ll learn:

  • The current state of DevX for Enterprise.
  • The challenges of improving developer experience.
  • Why a great developer experience can help retain the best mainframe developers and help Enterprises achieve full DevOps potential.
  • How the right DevX tools can make or break developer experience, adding value by increasing productivity and reducing developer fatigue.
  • A look into BMC’s most valuable DevX Tools

As businesses look to improve developer experience, BMC’s valuable DevX tools for mainframe developers offer a wide range of developer-focused tools to help overburdened developers gain much-needed work-life balance, increased productivity and reduce burnout—driving massive development benefits for their companies. If you are interested in learning more about how the BMC’s mainframe developer solutions can help your organization, download your copy of How Modern, Fully Featured DevX Tools Help Organizations Achieve their Full DevOps Potential, today.

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Regarded as a luminary at the intersection of technology and business transformation, Steven Dickens is the Vice President and Practice Leader for Hybrid Cloud, Infrastructure, and Operations at The Futurum Group. With a distinguished track record as a Forbes contributor and a ranking among the Top 10 Analysts by ARInsights, Steven's unique vantage point enables him to chart the nexus between emergent technologies and disruptive innovation, offering unparalleled insights for global enterprises.

Steven's expertise spans a broad spectrum of technologies that drive modern enterprises. Notable among these are open source, hybrid cloud, mission-critical infrastructure, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and FinTech innovation. His work is foundational in aligning the strategic imperatives of C-suite executives with the practical needs of end users and technology practitioners, serving as a catalyst for optimizing the return on technology investments.

Over the years, Steven has been an integral part of industry behemoths including Broadcom, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and IBM. His exceptional ability to pioneer multi-hundred-million-dollar products and to lead global sales teams with revenues in the same echelon has consistently demonstrated his capability for high-impact leadership.

Steven serves as a thought leader in various technology consortiums. He was a founding board member and former Chairperson of the Open Mainframe Project, under the aegis of the Linux Foundation. His role as a Board Advisor continues to shape the advocacy for open source implementations of mainframe technologies.