2016 April

U.S. Municipality Undergoes Mainframe Assessment to Aid IT Strategy

A heavily populated municipality in the United States is currently locked in an IDMS ADS/Online and COBOL environment, but plans to migrate away from IDMS in the near future. Modern Systems will perform a mainframe assessment to assist with planning and setting a direction for the conversion from IDMS and from ADS/Online and COBOL. The assessment will include the analysis of the IDMS dictionary and databases, as well as the COBOL applications that reside outside the IDD. As part of the mainframe assessment, the customer will receive statistics for each IDMS-based application, details on utilities in use, replacement options for their databases and code base, and a road map to move them forward.

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U.S. Logistics Firm Undergoes Mainframe Assessment

The mainframe assessment will include the standard isolation of the subsystems within payroll and will also include Business Rules isolation/extraction with Field Definition consolidation in preparation for the redesign/rewrite. Modern Systems’ eav Suite will be used to perform the automated process of gathering and documenting the business rules and field definitions.

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