Legacy Modernization – Let’s Get Real!

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LegacyModernization - Let's Get Real

Two things happened on Monday that left me shaking my head, wondering just what the hell is going on in the US government when it comes to legacy modernization. It’s not just the US government, or government generally, this applies much more broadly and is something we’ve touched on in the past. The first head shaker was the visit of … Read More

Legacy Systems – How to Eat an Elephant

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Legacy Systems - How to Eat an Elephant

And so it continues. Those old legacy systems continue to eat 75-80% of IT budgets and prevent the business achieving its goals. Applications written in a language long forgotten, running on outdated hardware adding cost and convenient security loopholes for Hackers, Inc., continue to soak up resource and provide a formidable barrier to success. But do they? Really? If you … Read More

Federal IT Budget: Breaking The Legacy Cycle

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Federal IT Budget

2016 has been a big year for cybersecurity. IT departments in nearly every industry around the world are scrambling to keep up with the latest cyber threats, and the US federal government is beginning to do the same. President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2017 budget proposal raised federal IT spending up to $89.9 billion and allocated $38.55 billion for defense-related IT … Read More

House of Representatives Passes Modernizing Government Technology Act

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Representative Will Hurd IT Modernization Act

Recently, Representative Will Hurd from Texas introduced the IT Modernization Act to the House of Representatives. This Act seeks to encourage government agencies to modernize their IT software. The Act is a combination of two bills passed earlier this year: The MOVE IT Act, which Hurd introduced this summer, and the IT Modernization Fund introduced by Rep. Steny Hoyer last … Read More

The Benefits of Modernizing Federal IT Systems

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The Benefits of Modernizing Federal IT Systems

According to a recent report released by Information Services Group, a technology, insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, the government could save more than $5 billion just by updating their IT systems. Some of the systems in place are almost half a century old, and the older they get the more vulnerable they become. According to ISG’s report, in … Read More

Miami-Dade County Leading the Way With Legacy Modernization

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Morphis was recently featured in three news articles regarding our work modernizing Miami-Dade County’s information technology department. We have teamed up to complete 10 application modernization projects, with 13 other due for completion this summer. Some projects were completed by Morphis, some by Miami-Dade County and some by a combined team, but all used the Morphis platform for application modernization. … Read More

What’s Happening in Legacy Modernization?

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The discussion is hotting up around the topic of legacy system modernization a.k.a. application modernization a.k.a. many other things. For a brief discussion on the options available for application modernization please check out our recent post on 15 tips for the ISV needing to modernize. For a more in-depth analysis, check out our white paper on breaking the shackles of … Read More

Miami-Dade County Case Study (IT Modernization Saves Time and Money While Increasing Functionality and Security)

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Miami-Dade County

There’s nothing better than having clients say great things about you… Here’s the background to what is an ongoing engagement with Miami-Dade County. Ten projects completed, nine in process and, hopefully, still more to follow. Some delivered by Morphis, some by Miami-Dade County, some by a combined team, ALL using the Morphis platform for application modernization. Challenge The Miami-Dade County … Read More