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Top 10 Checklist for Evaluating Modernization Tools

Top 10 Checklist for Evaluating Modernization Tools

Guest Blogger: Paul Conte, President PCES, is a leading Application Development Strategist. “Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.” – Winston Churchill, February 9, 1941 While application modernization isn’t as daunting as the challenges Churchill faced...

Performance is a lifetime experience!

Performance is a lifetime experience!

Performance is not only a highly complex topic but also a moving target as business demands and technologies are constantly changing. What you design today as a highly performing business application may turn out to be a millstone around your neck within a few short...

Implementing New Systems – Get Involved and Stay Involved

Implementing New Systems – Get Involved and Stay Involved

In most decisions involving your business you carefully scrutinize all of the important aspects. You review the business justification, the costs, the return on investment and the plan for implementation. Then, as the activity moves forward, you have your staff...

The Desperate Project Manager’s Kit (DPMK)

The Desperate Project Manager’s Kit (DPMK)

I was reading Jurgen's blog about scrum projects and again saw these issues: 1) Not following a business-driven approach to goals and priorities 2) Not delivering real value early and often In aXes/RAMP application modernization projects I refer to these two items as...

LANSA Managed Application Services

LANSA Managed Application Services

The cost effective way to reengineer, modernize & transform your IBM i applications allowing IT to help & grow your business. The IBM i (AS/400, iSeries, Power systems) user base is now facing new challenges and threats based on the longevity of the platform...

Scrum Project Management Approach

Scrum Project Management Approach

So you convinced your management to give you money for your modernization project? Now you will need to deliver! How do you make this happen? When you read the article written by Paul Conte about the 'Top 10 reasons application modernization projects fail' you see...

Top Ten Reasons Application Modernization Projects Fail

Top Ten Reasons Application Modernization Projects Fail

Guest Blogger: Paul Conte, President PCES, is a leading Application Development Strategist Are we done yet? With “modernizing” our applications, that is? It seems so long ago that someone came up with the clever concept of application “modernization” as a response to...