Andrew Ireland is Global Alliances Manager and DevSecOps Business Manager at ARCAD Software.
January 25, 2021 Andrew Ireland
When you get to a certain age – or, perhaps more generously, to a certain level of maturity – it is a good idea to have a health checkup at least once a year to see how your body is holding up and what can be done to deal with any problems that have arisen.
IBM i applications have the same issues as people, as does all software running on any platform – although software is a bit different in that it can be replaced, renewed, rewritten, refurbished or simply left to rot in its swamp of technical debt.
Every …Read more
September 16, 2020 Andrew Ireland
Many IBM i customers are taking a hard look at how they can bring their heritage applications, along with all the significant business value they contain, into a modern world. There are a number of different approaches to do that, and in reality, these methods work together and complement each other. There is no one single route, but rather a combination of approaches that leads to the best results at the lowest cost and the least grief.
The average IBM i customer has something in the order of five million lines of code that embody their mission critical applications. Companies …Read more