Tren Griffin+ Your Authors @trengriffin I work for Microsoft. Previously I was a partner at Eagle River, a private equity firm established by Craig McCaw. I am on the board of directors of Kymeta. Apr. 05, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

"There will be lots of postmortems and one of them on our list will be: how did we get here when we literally need COBOL programmers."
 https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiEME-Wn3F-EpFBi9EJ4hEOMUqGQgEKhAIACoHCAowlv7_CjCJqIsDMOf74gU?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US%3Aen 

Electronics Weekly, December 1960:

"Cobol is thought to be the most versatile common language developed so far. It includes some twenty verbs in its vocabulary, such as read, display, etc."  https://www.electronicsweekly.com/blogs/mannerisms/memory-lane/cobol-seen-versatile-language-2020-03/ 

I can't even...

"COBOL is at the heart of a modernization strategy. ...92 percent of respondents felt as though their organization’s COBOL applications are strategic."  https://it.toolbox.com/blogs/trevoreddolls/mainframe-modernization-031520 

"For Microsoft, 1978 begins with the announcement of the Microsoft COBOL-80, which conforms to the 1974 ANSI standards for 8080, Z80, and 8085 microprocessor systems."  https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/History/The-History-of-Microsoft-1978 


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