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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...

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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...

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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...

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Legacy Applications or Fintech Which Is The Biggest Risk?

This article on the BankNXT website is a year old but it is still relevant today. There are serious concerns being expressed by regulators all over the world about Fintech causing another financial crisis but they are still ignoring the huge risk posed by legacy...

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The 3 Principles of Application Modernization and A Methodology

This article in CIO magazine points out that modernization should not be an end itself. There need to be real business needs that drive the organization into spending scarce funds on modernization projects. These can range from critical business rules to improving the...

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Microservices and Legacy Applications

You have the opportunity to take advantage of the benefits microservices bring immediately by using them as part of a modernization program. This means you dont have to rebuild immediately but you can use microservices to either replace parts of your application or...

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Why The Drive For Application Modernization

Application Modernization requirements are being driven by businesses needing to be agiler and are being held back by legacy applications. This article, published in Digital Journal, argues that application modernizations projects are moving to cloud-based...

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Case Study – Business Rules Extraction – Assembler

Business Scenario: One of the world's largest consulting, technology and outsourcing companies was selected to help a large North American telecommunications provider consolidate their five regional billing systems into one existing strategic billing system. This...

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From Legacy to Microservices

If we look back we started creating applications by including every business rule related to a particular business area into a single application. It didn’t matter if functionality had already been written in one application, it would more than likely, be replicated...

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What is a Microservice?

Like any new trend in IT architecture, the main issue is ensuring there is a definition that everyone agrees on. When doing research about microservices it is already easy to see that there are several definitions that are slightly different from each other. The...

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