Can You Maintain Legacy Code?

We all know what legacy code is but here is a definition that everyone can agree on. Legacy code is: Software that generates value for the business Undocumented Not understood, in detail, by either the business or development staff Written in a language that is no...

Avoiding the retirement disaster timebomb

In last weeks post, we looked at the potential disaster that is being faced by organizations that are reliant on legacy applications. However, it is not all doom and gloom. There are solutions available that will help you work through to avoid the disaster in a step...

Are you one retirement from disaster?

Over the past few blog posts, we have discussed the issues that the TSB Bank in the UK has faced (and still is facing several weeks after the initial failure). As a reminder – TSB were moving from a set of legacy applications to a new set of applications. The move...