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Large Canadian Telco Teams Up With Modern Systems For Mainframe Assessment

A large Canadian telecommunications carrier has teamed up with Modern Systems to undergo a mainframe assessment in order to allow them to begin planning for the future of their applications. Their current mainframe environment houses applications are written in COBOL, PL/1, and Assembler. The data is stored in DB2, IMS-DB, and VSAM. In addition, they use both IMS-DC and CICS transaction processing environments.

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Mainframe Modernization Scope Creep: Tips for Avoiding A Silent Killer

The expansion of a project outside of the planned objectives is an inherent part of most IT projects- and mainframe modernization is no different. Scope creep is a leading cause of project failure when handled poorly. Pratik Dalal, one of our most experienced project managers, stopped by to give us some tips on how you can avoid deadline delay and budget shortage associated with scope creep.

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Money For Nothing: Why COBOL to .Net Conversion Projects Fail

Successful COBOL to .Net conversion is all about managing risk- of staying on legacy systems as well as the risk involved in moving to new ones. We asked […]

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ModSys International Ltd. “Modern Systems” Announces 2016 First Quarter Results on Monday, May 16, 2016

ModSys International Ltd. (formerly known as BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd.) (“Modern Systems”) (NASDAQ: MDSY) announced today that it will report its 2016 First Quarter financial results on Monday, May 16, 2016. See related 8-K and 10-Q filings on the Company website for full financial results and additional details.

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Money For Nothing: Why COBOL to Java Conversion Projects Fail

Successful COBOL to Java conversion is all about managing risk- of staying on legacy systems as well as the risk involved in moving to new ones. We […]

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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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Modern Systems to Announce 2015 Annual Results on Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Seattle, WA:  ModSys International Ltd. (formerly known as BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd.) (“Modern Systems”) (NASDAQ: MDSY) announced today that it will report its 2015 annual financial results on […]

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