Modernization - Realize the Vision


Your COBOL and mainframe applications are at the heart of your business and fueling your innovation. But what does innovation look like for your business and for your applications? How and where do you start? The answer is simple - #DevDay.


#DevDay Columbus offers 2x the technology to enable COBOL and mainframe developers and app delivery teams to double down on their modernization work.


Choose which track works best for you and your team.

This track focuses on the latest tools available to developers to build and modernize core COBOL apps across mainframes, distributed and cloud platforms.

Who should attend?

  • COBOL/mainframe developers
  • .NET/Java developers
  • Application owners
  • Development director/managers

What you will learn:

  • Building COBOL apps for mainframes, cloud and beyond
  • Integration with Java, .NET using services-based API
  • COBOL centric application delivery using agile, DevOps
  • Moving COBOL workloads to the Cloud and elsewhere

This track is right mix of technical content for mainframe developers using ChangeMan ZMF and ChangeMan ZMF admins.


Who should attend?

  • ChangeMan ZMF Administrators
  • Mainframe Developers using ChangeMan ZMF

What you will learn:

  • The basics: Everything you need to install and use REST support
  • See what RESTful APIs and ChangeMan ZMF Events (Webhooks) are available
  • Connecting ChangeMan ZMF to a DevOps Pipeline
  • The way ahead: ChangeMan ZMF product roadmap and beyond


The Three Pillars of Modernization:

•Application Modernization: Transform core business systems

•Process Modernization: Deliver better applications faster

•Infrastructure Modernization: Deploy to new platforms and architectures


Highlights of #DevDay:

The new Micro Focus application modernization strategy

Developer-led sessions with tech tips and best practices

Technical tracks that tackle key IT challenges head-on with live innovative demonstrations

Plenty of networking opportunities

Bring a colleague!

Share #DevDay with your development teams, enterprise architects, application owners, administrators and application operation/production teams.


When: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Where: Hilton Columbus Downtown

401 North High Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Questions: Contact Paula Barker at paulab@microfocus.com


#DevDay is a free, one-day event. Registration and coffee begins at 8:30 - 9:00 AM, and will wrap up at 4:15 PM to be followed by a Networking Reception