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Banks scramble to fix old systems as IT ‘cowboys’ ride into sunset

“Bill Hinshaw is not a typical 75-year-old. He divides his time between his family – he has 32 grandchildren and great-grandchildren – and helping U.S. companies avert crippling computer meltdowns.

Hinshaw, who got into programming in the 1960s when computers took up entire rooms and programmers used punch cards, is a member of a dwindling community of IT veterans who specialize in a vintage programming language called COBOL.”

Source: Banks scramble to fix old systems as IT ‘cowboys’ ride into sunset | Reuters

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