LINK: “Understanding legacy technology in government”

“I think we have to accept that there’s going to be legacy stuff out there, and there’s going to be unsupported systems. So it would be better to accept that we’ve got that and come up with strategies for how we’re going to manage that.”

Original: https://gdstechnology.blog.gov.uk/2018/05/24/understanding-legacy-technology-in-government/

LINK: “Fail by design: Banking′s legacy of dark code”

Is it modernize or die? Or modernize and die? For banks updating their computer systems with secure mobile features it can be both. Many run mainframes on legacy code that’s gone dark — no one understands it anymore.

Original: http://www.dw.com/en/fail-by-design-bankings-legacy-of-dark-code/a-43645522