Companies have never been under as much pressure to do more with less. But, improving agility, competitiveness and increasing customer satisfaction can be challenging when the largest part of an organization runs on legacy applications. The constant change in technology, growing customer demands and shortage of developers skilled in RPG, COBOL and CA 2E (Synon) makes it even more challenging. Fresche provides a 360-degree view of your IBM i application landscape and pinpoints its degree of alignment to your business goals and future direction.
An efficient up-to-date application portfolio can drive business results, support innovation and increase agility. Working closely with clients, we provide a detailed analysis, strategy and planning process for IT – paving the way to improved business results. A well-crafted and executed IBM i management and modernization strategy lets you harness the power of IBM i while leveraging modern technologies to streamline your application portfolio. This approach enables your business to better meet changing user demand, and helps IT reduce maintenance costs, mitigate potential compliance risk, and eliminate redundancy.
Strategic Business Alignment
Build an application portfolio strategy and roadmap that aligns with your business goals.
Establish a modernization direction with tailored options: GUI, web and mobile enablement, Service Oriented Architecture, application and database transformation, reporting & analytics and more.
Address skillset shortages, improve integration of systems and leverage modern technology to future-proof your IT.
In December 2014, IT Jungle’s Dan Burger described how Fresche Legacy’s X-Analysis helped Royal Caribbean discover exactly what they had in millions of lines of code so they could clearly map out their IBM i modernization.
The Strategy and Planning Service determines a customized, best-fit approach to maintain, transform and evolve your IBM i application portfolio. This allows you to:
Fresche’s Modernization Roadmap service aligns your business improvement outcomes with the right modernization strategy. This results in a long range, option-based roadmap specifically tailored to achieving your modernization goals and objectives. We’ll work with you to:
Analyze the current state of your IBM i. During the IT Health Check, you’ll receive an in-depth audit and a deep code and data analysis. This forensics-based analysis is complemented by onsite interviews to evaluate administrative, development, and operational processes, as well as assess resource skill sets and security procedures. Obtain the following: