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An old programming program wyborczy ko language is program wyborczy ko threatening global stability

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It sounds like the name of program wyborczy ko a rock band from the 1960's program wyborczy ko but COBOL, which stands for program wyborczy ko Common program wyborczy ko Business Oriented Language and was program wyborczy ko first developed in program wyborczy ko 1959, is program wyborczy ko back in program wyborczy ko the news.

As program wyborczy ko reported by CNN, US program wyborczy ko state governments have program wyborczy ko raised the prospect program wyborczy ko of shortage program wyborczy ko of COBOL programmers to help them program wyborczy ko tackle the pandemic in the US particularly program wyborczy ko where it program wyborczy ko is still widely program wyborczy ko in use today.

New Jersey program wyborczy ko Governor Phil Murphy recently put out program wyborczy ko a call for volunteers who know how to program wyborczy ko code the decades-old computer programming language as program wyborczy ko many program wyborczy ko of the state's program wyborczy ko systems program wyborczy ko are still running program wyborczy ko on older mainframes

A program wyborczy ko recent report highlighted program wyborczy ko a startling fact: program wyborczy ko in 2019, program wyborczy ko 64 per cent of mainframe-powered organisations program wyborczy ko were planning to program wyborczy ko run more program wyborczy ko than half program wyborczy ko their mission-critical workloads on the platform, program wyborczy ko an increase from 57 per cent program wyborczy ko in 2018.

A lack program wyborczy ko of COBOL programmers program wyborczy ko is also hurting Connecticut program wyborczy ko as the program wyborczy ko state is program wyborczy ko currently struggling to process its large program wyborczy ko volume of program wyborczy ko unemployment claims using program wyborczy ko a COBOL mainframe and four program wyborczy ko other program wyborczy ko separate systems. New Jersey is program wyborczy ko facing a program wyborczy ko similar situation as program wyborczy ko 362,000 of the states program wyborczy ko residents have program wyborczy ko filed for unemployment in program wyborczy ko the past two weeks program wyborczy ko and its 40-year-old mainframes are now program wyborczy ko being overloaded.

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For program wyborczy ko instance, a program wyborczy ko 2017 report program wyborczy ko from Reuters program wyborczy ko revealed program wyborczy ko that there are program wyborczy ko still program wyborczy ko 220bn lines program wyborczy ko of COBOL in use today as 43 program wyborczy ko percent of banking systems and program wyborczy ko 95 percent of ATM swipes program wyborczy ko still program wyborczy ko rely on the aging computer program wyborczy ko programming language.

COBOL program wyborczy ko is also still used by the program wyborczy ko US federal government program wyborczy ko across a variety of program wyborczy ko agencies including the program wyborczy ko Department program wyborczy ko of program wyborczy ko Veteran program wyborczy ko Affairs, the Department of program wyborczy ko Justice and the program wyborczy ko Social Security Administration.

A survey earlier program wyborczy ko this program wyborczy ko year by program wyborczy ko Micro Focus highlighted the program wyborczy ko fact that program wyborczy ko most program wyborczy ko organisations favor modernization as an approach for program wyborczy ko implementing strategic change. In other program wyborczy ko words, program wyborczy ko they are opposed to replacing or program wyborczy ko retiring their COBOL applications as they program wyborczy ko continue to provide a program wyborczy ko low-risk program wyborczy ko and effective program wyborczy ko means program wyborczy ko of program wyborczy ko transforming program wyborczy ko IT to support digital business initiatives.

This might be due to program wyborczy ko cost factors or because of the program wyborczy ko criticality of program wyborczy ko the program wyborczy ko tasks run by COBOL based program wyborczy ko system. Very often, the catalyst for program wyborczy ko change - as program wyborczy ko it was program wyborczy ko the case with the Y2K/Millennium bug, program wyborczy ko is program wyborczy ko a global, program wyborczy ko external factor. program wyborczy ko If you've program wyborczy ko ever wanted to learn program wyborczy ko COBOL, now program wyborczy ko would be the perfect program wyborczy ko time program wyborczy ko to do so.

Via CNN