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Information Systems Transformation: Architecture-Driven Modernization Case Studies (Mk/Omg Press)by William M. Ulrich
Synopses & Reviews
Every major enterprise has a significant installed base of existing software systems that reflect the tangled IT architectures that result from decades of patches and failed replacements. Most of these systems were designed to support business architectures that have changed dramatically. At best, these systems hinder agility and competitiveness and, at worst, can bring critical business functions to a halt.
Architecture-Driven Modernization (ADM) restores the value of entrenched systems by capturing and retooling various aspects of existing application environments, allowing old infrastructures to deliver renewed value and align effectively with enterprise strategies and business architectures.
This book provides a practical guide to organizations seeking ways to understand and leverage existing systems as part of their information management strategies. It includes an introduction to ADM disciplines, tools, and standards as well as a series of scenarios outlining how ADM is applied to various initiatives. Drawing upon lessons learned from real modernization projects, it distills the theory and explains principles, processes, and best practices for every industry.
* Acts as a one-stop shopping reference and complete guide for implementing various modernization models in myriad industries and departments.
* Every concept is illustrated with real-life examples from various modernization projects, allowing you to immediately apply tested solutions and see results.
* Authored by the Co-chair of the Object Management Group (OMG) Architecture-Driven Modernization (ADM) Task Force, which sets definitive systems modernization standards for the entire IT industry.
* A web site supports the book with up to date coverage of evolving ADM Specifications, Tutorials, and Whitepapers, allowing you to remain up to date on modernization topics as they develop.
Don't fall behind! Architecture-Driven Modernization gives you everything you need to know to update costly obsolete systems, transform data, and save millions of dollars!
About the Author
Philip Newcob is CEO of The Software Revolution, Incorporated (TSRI), and an internationally recognized expert in the application of artificial intelligence and formal methods to software engineering. Over the course of 32 years, he has done groundbreaking research in the application of artificial intelligence, software engineering, automatic programming, and formal methods technology to industrial software problems, including 13 years at the Boeing Artificial Intelligence Center as a Principal Computer Scientist before founding TSRI in 1995. Mr. Newcomb formulated the conceptual product framework and led a team of computer scientists to develop the software transformation technology and products offered by TSRI.
The Software Revolution, Inc.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Architecture-Driven Modernization
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Architecture-Driven Modernization
CHAPTER 2 Modernization Technologies and Services
CHAPTER 3 Modernization Standards Roadmap
CHAPTER 4 Modernization Scenarios
Part 2 Modernization Case Studies
CHAPTER 5 Modernization of the Eurocat Air Traffic Management System (EATMS)
CHAPTER 6 PowerBuilder/4GL Generator Modernization Pilot
CHAPTER 7 Modernization Case Study: Italian Ministry of Instruction, University, and Research
CHAPTER 8 Modernization of Reliability and Maintainability Information System (REMIS) into the Global Combat Support System-Air Force (GCSS-AF) Framework
CHAPTER 9 Federal Agency Case Study: Role of Modernization in a Greenfield Replacement/ COTS Project
CHAPTER 10 Legacy System Modernization of the Engineering Operational Sequencing System (EOSS)
CHAPTER 11 Model-Driven Reverse Engineering of COBOL-Based Applications
CHAPTER 12 Veterans Health Administration’s VistA MUMPS Modernization Pilot
CHAPTER 13 Delta Lloyd Deutschland Data Migration Case Study
CHAPTER 14 MoDisco, a Model-Driven Platform to Support Real Legacy Modernization Use Cases
Part 3 A Guide to Moving Forward with Modernization
CHAPTER 15 Launching and Sustaining Modernization Initiatives
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