CHAOS Tuesday #63: is titled “Application Modernization”. Step 3 of Modernization in Place is application modernization. Harry Scott will discuss with us how to improve your legacy applications by adopting modern languages, techniques and technologies. This includes using a service-oriented architecture (SOA). Harry Scott is the co-founder of Carr Scott Software. Carr Scott Software specializes in database, middleware, and modernization software. In our second segment, we will discuss with Tony Collins, Dave Bicknel, and Hans Mulder legacy applications that are too big to change and how to look at legacy applications as an investment. Hans Mulder is Standish European research director and professor at the Antwerp Management School
In this show we explore:
- Application Modernization
- Step 3: Modernization in Place
- Service-oriented architecture (SOA)
- Too big to change
- Law of Manny Lehman
Harry Scott is the co-founder of Carr Scott Software. Carr Scott Software specializes in database, middleware, and modernization software. Mr. Scott has a mix of technical and interpersonal skills and expertise that make him well suited to help organizations modernize their legacy applications.
Dave Bicknell is Editor of Government Computing in the United Kingdom. Dave co-founded Campaign4Change. Dave worked as editor and writer for Computer Weekly. Dave co-wrote a book of IT project management case studies called Crash (Simon & Schuster).
Tony Collins writes a blog for ComputerWorldUK and is freelance writer. Tony co-founded Campaign4Change. Tony worked as editor and writer for Computer Weekly. Tony co-wrote a book of IT project management case studies called Crash (Simon & Schuster).
Prof.dr.ing. Hans Mulder MSc BA is Standish European research director and professor at the Antwerp Management School. As the founder of his own company, Venture Informatisering Adviesgroep, he is on the management and executive boards of various IT companies. He is regularly engaged as an IT expert when conflicts between companies need to be resolved in or out of court.
Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.