Into the DARQ

In Accenture’s annual tech trend report: Technology vision of 2019, new technologies are described that are catalysts for change in the post-digital era. These are Distributed ledger technology (such as blockchain), Artificial intelligence (AI), extended Reality (including virtual and augmented reality), and Quantum computing, or in short, DARQ.  As each of these technologies reaches maturity, […]

Process leading in digital transformation era

  In the years to come digital transformation will remain a key focus. According to the IDC Worldwide semiannual digital transformation spending guide, worldwide digital transformation spending is expected to reach $1.97 trillion in 2022, steadily expanding with an annual growth rate of 16.7%. Business executives recognize digital transformation as a long-term investment. IDC predicts […]

European Technology Strategy

There must be a European technology strategy, says the Dutch political party D66 in the Dutch newspaper ‘het Financieel Dagblad’. European tech companies must be able to merge more easily and be protected against takeovers by, for example, the Chinese or Americans. The political party also calls for the European Union to allocate fifty billion […]

Code Crankers of the 21st Century

As modern technology evolves there’s ever more code out there. recently published an interesting graph about the number of lines of code it takes to run different systems and technologies. The graph clearly shows that quite a few of today’s applications and solutions require far more code than the most complex existing systems. For […]

Banca del Ceresio has gone live on AMT LION

October 2017, during the Asysco Technology Conference in Alkmaar, Banca del Ceresio SA decided to move forward with a migration of their Unisys Libra system to Asysco’s AMT LION solution. The engagement started early 2016 with a Site Survey. After that, Asysco supported them on a long “due diligence journey”, which included: reference calls with […]

A complex mainframe migration can also be fun….

The video interview below, “Between two Ferns euh Farms”, is with Stephen Agostinelli (PMO) of Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company (SFBLI) and the Asysco Chief Project Officer, Rob Lawrence. As part of the migration project kick off in November 2018, the promise has been made to keep everyone informed & making communication a priority. […]

Be competitive, embrace IT Transformation

More than 80% of IT decision-makers say if they don’t embrace IT Transformation, their companies won’t be competitive. They must deploy infrastructure solutions that meet the more demanding performance, reliability, agility and security requirements of modern applications and workloads. Being able to access real-world data in a timely manner gives IT teams a significant boost […]

The Trump administration recognises how legacy is impeding innovation.

The Trump administration recognises how legacy is impeding innovation. Not just impede. More like downright obstruct. Recently US president Donald Trump’s administration released his 2020 budget. In the report the Trump administration criticizes the agency’s customer services. “The government lags by as much as nine points behind the private sector.” The administration wants to see […]

Stop flushing billions down the drain

How to prevent money-wasting Government IT failures Over the last decade, legacy modernization has become a hot topic for government IT organizations. In this era of digital disruptions citizens expect the same level of service and user experience from their government agencies as they get from commercial organizations. Therefore, more and more government agencies are […]