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Information Systems Transformation by Philip Newcomb, William M. Ulrich

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The Transformation Strategy

Figure 7.4 identifies the transformation strategy selected for each group of applications based on the business case.

Figure 7.4. Five basic modernization strategies.

There were two primary platforms, with three core systems deployed in COBOL on the IBM 3090 system and the Schools Information System deployed on a PowerBuilder/Informix base.

Based on the customer business requirements and the characteristics of the applications and platforms, the main findings of the assessment were as follows.

  • From a functional point of view, the logical database structure needed minor adjustments while the process workflows impacting ...

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