Few can deny the positive impact mobility has had in the corporate world. Employees are free to work remotely, customers can engage on their terms and companies can pioneer innovative business[...]
For companies that insist on traditional legacy modernization projects – which can take years and involve a massive overhaul of the company’s infrastructure – project tolerances are a familiar[...]
We’re back! OpenLegacy went to the 2015 COMMON Annual Meeting and Exposition last week in Anaheim and we’re still recovering from seeing the “Back to the Future” DeLorean time machine in person.
Any IT professional that has ever tried to modernize a government’s mainframe or legacy data store has inevitably faltered at the integration point. The complicated middleware schemes of the past[...]
If you work on legacy modernization projects, you may have come to view PHP and Java as the mortal enemies of the programming world. Nothing could be further from the truth.
March was a busy month for OpenLegacy as we made our way up to Wisconsin and Massachusetts for two regional COMMON events. In this post, we wanted to share a few notes on our experience and our[...]
IT groups with legacy investments are constantly being asked how they plan to make them compatible with next-gen environments. After all, employees everywhere are clamoring for anytime/anywhere[...]
Regardless of project scope or business need, financial groups are continuously asking IT to account for every dollar invested – and compute its return. ROI exercises are a necessary business[...]
Legacy mobilization is a top-of-mind for many of today’s CIOs. They consider it a necessity, and chances are, they have a pretty good understanding of the key steps that will be involved. The one[...]
No two development projects are the same; every enterprise will have different goals and success metrics for creating mobile apps tied to their AS/400 systems. Regardless of scope, there are[...]
Design, power and durability. These are the qualities that most people – including the younger generations – tend to associate with the classic American muscle car. This is also how a true IT[...]
The CIO is onboard with the strategy, the IT staff has a well-crafted plan for implementation, and the developers have their marching orders. Who’s being left out? The end-users!
With all the lip service paid to making business apps more mobile or accessible from the cloud, many mainframe owners are starting to feel left out. That’s because they still believe that[...]
In any situation of panic, the knee-jerk response is almost always to “do something!” Today, many CIOs are feeling a strong sense of panic around the perceived need to modernize their legacy[...]
It might seem slightly ironic that new technology can save old technology – not replace it. In this sense, we’re referring to technological advances that make it possible for an enterprise to[...]
Legacy systems offer high stability and high quality data. But you need them to go farther: for example, work with other applications running on other platforms ranging from the cloud, to the web[...]
We hear a version of this all the time: “Modernizing a legacy system is just impossible. Between our mainframe, proprietary apps, and multiple databases, it will take forever and cost a king’s[...]
When done right, a legacy modernization project will transform your organization, bring your legacy software, systems up-to-date, and save you time, money, and resources.
If your company is a typical large enterprise, you have hundreds – maybe thousands – of applications that your team built, you bought from a third party vendor, and came built into a legacy system.[...]