Banking system failure due to application migration issues

If you are in the UK you will have definitely heard about the troubles TSB Bank are having (if you are not BBC News). This is an example of yet another high-profile Banking systems failure, it serves as another reminder of both how precarious migrating legacy...

Lost in the cloud

Most organizations underestimate the length of time modernization projects are going to take especially when moving to the cloud. There is a list of things they forget to consider: The need to support the existing applications and data while they are migrating to...

Business Rules Extraction – What Are Business Rules?

In the previous blog post we discussed Business Rule Extraction, why it was important and what you can do with the rules once you have extracted them. What we did not look at is what business rules are. There are two concepts that need to be kept separate but can get...

Business Rules Extraction – 1

Business rules extraction is the process of identifying the business logic that is embedded in applications and making them available to business subject matter experts in a language they can understand. This activity is normally carried out on legacy systems as part...