Posted on 29. Nov, 2013 by Derek Britton.
I think you’d better do what he says, Mr. Kinney In the 1987 film Robocop, the enthusiastic compliance of Mr Kinney is ignored by the malfunctioning law-enforcement robot, ED-209, with fatal consequences. Many of the legal imperatives and regulations facing the IT world today are accompanied by an unmovable deadline and threats of punitive measures [...]
Posted on 18. Nov, 2013 by Jordan Ashman.
Any change brings challenges. Moving software is no different. This blog highlights how Micro Focus is helping supporting users looking to move up to Visual COBOL. A transition is never easy Switching is not easy. Switching utility providers, switching mortgage or pension – all are time consuming and to be honest, a bit of a [...]
Posted on 06. Nov, 2013 by Jordan Ashman.
Few would argue that for most organizations, staying ahead of the competition requires continuous innovation to differentiate themselves from others in the marketplace. To achieve this – to make the right decisions at the right time – they need to understand their business functions and IT infrastructure. In other words, they need the right knowledge. [...]
Posted on 15. Mar, 2012 by Derek Britton.
The consumerisation of IT is a growing phenomenon whereby employees are buying their own devices for personal and work use. While this ‘bring your own device’ approach offers opportunities as well as potential risks, there is a general consensus across the IT industry that this trend is something that most businesses will be unable to [...]
Posted on 02. Mar, 2012 by Derek Britton.
Standish Group[i] has recently issued a report describing the risk of failure of major IT projects, citing the dangers of rewriting core business applications or replacing them with generic packages. In 2011, there were well-documented ERP and other software project horror stories, including the RIM and Amazon outages, highlighting the challenges and business-critical nature of [...]
Posted on 04. Apr, 2011 by Micro Focus.
In the fourth article in the series Peter Gadd, VP Application Modernization, highlights the importance of selecting the platform that is right for the business need when modernizing applications.
Posted on 12. Oct, 2010 by Micro Focus.
Peter Mollins, Head of Product Marketing at Micro Focus, explains this new approach for best practice software delivery.