Legacy systems & the Internet of Things

Are you ready to jump on the IoT train?     Internet of Things (IoT) is the next mega trend. The 1990s’ fixed internet wave connected 1 billion users while the 2000s’ mobile wave connected another 2 billion. According to a Goldman and Sachs study, the IoT has the potential to connect 10X as many […]

Bridging the gap with Legacy Modernization

Contrary to what we thought, cost is typically not the main driver for modernizing Legacy systems. Surely, it is costly to run and maintain a mainframe environment. The unavoidable vendor lock-in is ‘the old ball and chain’. However, the need for increased agility and flexibility nowadays is more pressing. CIO’s nééd to support the business […]

Truly remarkable customers

In our 38 years of existence we have had the honor to work with many great customers. Organizations that strive to not only make a profit but who actively contribute to make this world a better place. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight a few of our truly remarkable customers. It fulfills […]

Save cost, gain agility

On average, a company spends between 60% and 80% of the IT budget on maintaining existing systems instead of on new developments. Half of these costs are related to the time and resources spent on the research and adaptation of legacy systems. However, technology evolves faster than ever. Organizations that are able to adapt to […]

No place for legacy systems in Insurtech

The insurance landscape has changed drastically over the last few years. As Insurance thought leader Matteo Carbone states in his article: ‘The future of insurance is insurtech‘, the insurance sector has entered a phase of profound transformation. According to Carbone: “The amplitude of the digital transformation happening in the insurance industry is widespread and encompasses […]

Facing the legacy challenge

When your system has always served your critical business processes and helped to build a firm market position it can be hard to refer to it as legacy, a word that feels close to obsolete. And yet you may find yourself running an increasingly expensive system that makes modernization and innovation unacceptably complex. As more and more markets […]

Legacy transformation in InsurTech: dealing with legacy without losing business

  By: Suzanne Glorie Many insurance companies still run their core administration applications on legacy systems. Everything that could easily be replaced, has been replaced. What’s left are business critical processes running on expensive, inflexible legacy systems, which negatively affect the ability to innovate, differentiate and integrate. And with the current market trends and higher […]

Win IT together

A Legacy Transformation project as the perfect catalyst for leveraging DevOps By Jayson B. Goldman As an IT Leader you may be responsible for a house divided when it comes to categorizing your portfolio between legacy and modern systems processes. This may mean that you must maintain completely separate Backup, Disaster Recovery, Change Control, Source […]

Are you better off staying with your mainframe?

  It’s been running your mission critical systems for 15+ years (maybe 30+…) but now may be the time to consider your options. With the amount of time and effort invested into mainframe applications, some of you read the title and without question answered: Yes. Why wouldn’t you be? It is easier to take the […]

Is it ‘Migration’, ‘Modernization’ or ‘Transformation’ when it comes to addressing Legacy Systems?

Spending time discussing solutions for Legacy Systems often involves using a lingo where certain words may not mean the same thing to different people. One example is that the words, “migration”, “modernization” and “transformation” are sometimes used interchangeably. Therefore it might be helpful to share one view of the distinction between the meanings of these words. Migration […]