Why Mainframes Are Critical to Modern, Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Why Mainframes Are Critical to Modern, Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Generally speaking, people tend to romanticize the old or the new—rarely do they idolize both. This is especially true in technology. In IT, you are either a die-hard fan of mainframes, COBOL, and on-prem systems; or you want to scrap everything and replace it with...
Modernization Fails: Ignoring Legacy Scope

Modernization Fails: Ignoring Legacy Scope

I’ve worked in this space for over 30 years, and I’ve seen a lot of well-intentioned modernization projects implode. There’s one thing I know for sure about modernization: legacy tech is rarely aforethought. It seems like there are two times when...
Fintech South 2020: The Unlikely Year of Digital Innovation

Fintech South 2020: The Unlikely Year of Digital Innovation

At the Fintech South summit this year, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the financial ecosystem was the overarching topic. Rightfully so, as the event itself was impacted. The 2,500 summit attendees, typically housed in Atlanta’s Mercedes Benz Stadium,...
Mainframe Modernization: The Why and How

Mainframe Modernization: The Why and How

Mainframes have been around for over 50 years. Billions of lines of code have been written to support business applications that reside on the mainframe. Today’s organizations rely on these legacy systems and the decades of business knowledge build into the...