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Resistence is Futile ... You will be Translated

Well, your COBOL legacy Applications will be translated

Various reports suggest that the COBOL code base is still growing between 3 to 5% per year. The past Legacy modernization projects have only touched the tip of the iceburg.

The modernization projects to-date has mostly started due to an immediate "necessity" such as business process changes. In this situation, where budgets allowed, it made sense to re-document, extract the rules, re-design and rewrite. My company - SoftwareMining we also produce business rule extraction tools for this market. But in this discussion, I want to focus on Translations.

As I said, I think we have just seen tip of the iceberg ...