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...
Why the Problem with COBOL Isn’t COBOL

Why the Problem with COBOL Isn’t COBOL

There’s been a lot of talk this year about COBOL and the systems that run it. As a recent InfoWorld article explains, IT’s dirty little secret isn’t all that dirty. After all, there’s nothing wrong with COBOL. It’s merely a programming language, like Java or Python....