In early 2016, a Russell Reynolds Associates survey found that executives anticipate the consumer financial services industry to be one of the most heavily affected by digital disruption.
Business is transforming. Once business was conducted at specific places. Now it can be conducted anywhere through a variety of channels including cloud, mobile, and Internet of Things (IoT). And[...]
When most companies begin a legacy data modernization project for their IBM i (AS/400) systems, they assume they have to convert their thousands of 5250 screens in one gigantic project. Having[...]
Modernization of Legacy applications that reside on IBM i AS/400 and mainframe infrastructures is not an easy undertaking. These systems have been developed over years or decades at considerable[...]
Customers on-the-go appreciate their service providers delivering meaningful, useful information to them – directly to their mobile devices. For example, imagine the effect of sending a[...]
Engaging with customers in meaningful ways has become a central theme in customer retention. For example, IBM sights the importance of delivering “personally relevant and rewarding experiences” as[...]
Business is changing, but there are two things you know for sure. You love your legacy mainframe systems, and you need to modernize to help keep your company competitive in today’s mobile world.[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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.[...]
Since launching OpenLegacy, the input that has flowed in from customers and developers has been great, and we have collected it to guide us in later versions.