How to leverage the results of an MRA as you develop migration strategies and staffing plans, establish rules for data conversion and system cutover, and move further to mitigate project risk.
Seven simple questions can help you assess change-related risk and gauge the effectiveness of your change-management process.
The power of a migration readiness assessment strategy framework is that it enables you to see what you are getting into with a data migration before you actually begin.
Composite applications -- containing logic and data from multiple IT sources coupled with Web services standards -- bring higher end-user satisfaction without requiring full SOA implementation, a new research report reveals.
Harvesting business rules from a legacy application has benefits ranging from simple documentation to application modernization. We provide a practical approach for collecting rules in a process context.
The application server marketplace isn’t the exclusive playground of J2EE and .NET: CICS is amply represented, market watcher IDC says
While many of these data centers may not perceive they are in the world of SOA, they have more than arrived. These are fully distributed applications that are growing in functionality and sophistication, becoming central to the business and in many cases achieving the rank of "mission-critical."
More unstructured data and an emphasis on business intelligence will keep DBAs busy
Online gaming company brings software development lifecycle under control
The best thing IBM can do to help secure the mainframe’s future is to roll up its sleeves and get to work, says one prominent Big Bluer
The University of Toronto implements IBM’s new z9 Business Class system to increase and improve service levels while reducing costs
How an enterprise architect can help you maximize your investment in BPM and BRE tools and other technologies.
Some mainframers think IBM’s $100 million could be better spent addressing training, licensing, and other long-standing Big-Iron pain points
Customers can service-enable terminal-based applications and effectively transform them into full-fledged SOA assets
Those who have built and deployed successful SOA projects know it’s all about meeting business needs.
How to get even more oomph out of IBM’s zIIPy new DB2 processor engine
All APM solutions are not created equal.
Two companies have teamed up to simplify creating voice-enabled applications
Nearly four-fifths of Chinese developers have experienced a security breach of some kind in the last 12 months, while non-U.S. developers are taking the lead with AJaX.
It’s a challenge to bring the mainframe into the modern age of service-oriented architecture but there’s a huge payoff once the job is done.