Time to Bin the Big Iron : When Legacy Systems get in the way of a better User Experience (05 Jul 2000)
The mantra of the last 15 years has been "leave the mainframe alone". The only legitimate excuse for changing legacy systems was Y2K compliance. Now that we're safely into the 21st century, conventional wisdom would have it, that you can put your old COBOL programmer out to grass. Maybe not! Some legacy systems are seriously inhibiting the information age user experience. It's time to change the big iron!
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