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1
What did NASA Find on Mars? Evidence of COBOL modernization gone wrong?
This week there has been numerous news articles about NASA having made a historical find on planet Mars. I wonder what this could be! As this is a “legacy Modernization” forum, I keep my guesses/ humour only to related technology issues – such as Martian ...
24-Nov-2012
12:23:00
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COBOL programmer salaries up by 43% in 1 year
See IT Job Watch site. Here is my ideas on the reasons for this increase ...
22-Jun-2009
10:06:00
3
Microfocus's increasing license costs & Legacy Modernization
Legacy Modernization focus is changing faster from Rehosting to translation - thanks to the ever increasing Microfocus license costs.
15-Jun-2009
20:26:00
4
Is COBOL Dead? or will there be COBOL code on starship Enterprise?
In the 60's, the list of companies in the Fortune 500 was so stable that it took 20 years for a third of them to change. Now it takes only four years (source: The Economist). There is a lot of pressure forbusinesses are to remain competitive. Will COBOL ...
05-May-2009
16:48:00
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Oracle takeover of Sun
Surely this is good !!! If IBM had bought Sun, the big players in Server market would have been IBM and HP only. I read that Sun's list of open-source Software (Java and MySQL) was a major factor ininfluencing the purchase ...
25-Apr-2009
11:46:00
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Green Shoots of recovery .... too early ?
For first quarter of 2009 - Goldman reported $1.8 Billion, JPMorgan reported a net profit of $2.14 billion, and Wells-Fargo is expected to make $3 billion quarterly profit. Meanwhile, Intel's net earning is down - but better than expected. Does all this ...
20-Apr-2009
10:43:00
7
Satyam auctioned - Tech Mahindra is new owner
Ok, I know this is not exactly legacy modernization issue ... but it is still interesting.
17-Apr-2009
10:00:00
8
Cyrus Montakab
I am the technical director at SoftwareMining ...
12-Apr-2009
17:39:00