Legacy Software

“The Specter of Old Code”

Is there a skeleton in your closet in the form of legacy software applications?  Or as we call it, “Old Code”? This software carries with it all sorts of hidden costs and maybe some real risks to your organization. Standish will show you how to recognize the demon in your midst and offer our recommendations on what to do about it.

The Issues

  • Proprietary development environment that’s no longer supported
  • Difficult to support hosting platform like an old mainframe system or an out of date workstation
  • Poor or non-existent documentation (design documents, user and installation guides etc.)
  • Out of date source code
  • Excessive and cumbersome data entry requirements
  • “Orphaned” commercial applications
  • The unholy union of code and data

The Costs

  • Excessive man-hours for support
  • Training costs
  • Lost productivity

The Risks

  • Unique support knowledge is lost (the only developer gets hit by a truck)
  • Old platform stops working (they don’t make vacuum tubes any more)
  • New regulatory requirements that can’t be addressed

The Solutions

We’ve got lots of them, based on our years of experience and many successful projects. To learn more, contact us at salesmanager@standish.com or download our Legacy brochure (PDF format).


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