Kansas children and families agency scoots off the mainframe
The Kansas Department of Children and Families is paying Conduent $6.9 million to replatform its COBOL-based system.
New Jersey taps IBM's mainframe as a service
Technology officials said it didn't make sense to invest in another expensive machine as agencies modernize their applications.
With mainframe support scarce, North Dakota turns to Latvia
After a decade of trying to generate local talent, North Dakota has turned to Eastern Europe for additional mainframe support.
San Francisco replaces 'beast' of tax mainframe with cloud-based solution
It took 18 months to replace a 50-year-old mainframe with new software that allows the city's accountants to access data dashboards and easily make adjustments.
Los Angeles migrates mainframe to California's data center
The city of Los Angeles has become the first local government in the state to migrate its mainframe applications to the state government's data center in Sacramento.
Montana is retiring its mainframe
With just three legacy applications left, officials say they’re nearly ready to move on to a new era in computing.
Wisconsin energizes mainframe workforce with interns
The technology is old, but the people running it are new.
Wyoming puts 'huge' focus on hosted mainframe upgrade
Wyoming Chief Technology Officer Dan Young says the state can no longer find the workforce to support its legacy infrastructure.
Why NASTD's mainframe survey warrants a closer look
Commentary: Claire Bailey, a Compuware executive and former Arkansas chief technology officer, says the mainframe's future is brighter than some recent analysis suggests.