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Why is Systems Integration Important?

By Nick McKenna | 25th October 2019
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Why Systems Integration? The system integration process is when communications are created between disparate systems that do not normally communicate with one another. The information communicated between systems varies widely from company to company. Typical information exchanges include customer information, orders, production line information, customer … more

Bespoke Software Development vs Off The Shelf

By Nick McKenna | 2nd October 2019
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The choice between bespoke software development and purchasing off-the-shelf software is a difficult one for companies. Every company is different and distinct from every other company, which means that no two companies will operate in the same way, have the same customers, or the same … more

Are You Drowning In Spreadsheets? Discussing ERP System Integration

By Nick McKenna | 18th September 2019
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We start off with the best of intentions. We’re going to manage this new service/ product/ project using a simple spreadsheet. It won’t be complicated, as we’re going to put it on a shared drive so we can collaborate, until a number of varying factors … more

How To Do Data Cleansing In Existing Legacy Systems For Your New Digital Platform

By Nick McKenna | 30th June 2019
How To Do Data Cleansing In Existing Legacy Systems For Your New Digital Platform

Digital Platform Part 5 Of 10 In previous articles, we have defined our goals, system architecture, data model and we have mapped out how to get access to the data we require. Now we should consider the data cleansing process within the legacy systems. What … more

How To Map Data From Existing Legacy Systems For Your New Digital Platform

By Nick McKenna | 29th June 2019
How To Map Data From Existing Legacy Systems For Your New Digital Platform

Digital Platform Part 4 Of 10 In parts 1 and 2 of this series we looked at what a Digital Platform is and how one would architect such a system . In part 3, we examined how to define a Data Model for your Digital Platform. The … more

How To Do Data Modelling For Your New Digital Platform

By Nick McKenna | 28th June 2019
How To Do Data Modelling For Your New Digital Platform

Digital Platform Part 3 Of 10 In parts 1 and 2 of this series we looked at what a Digital Platform is and how one would architect such a system in a modern, cloud-based manner. In this article we will look at the core activity of … more

How To Architect Cloud Based Platforms For Digital Systems Integration

By Nick McKenna | 27th June 2019
How To Architect Cloud Based Platforms For Digital Systems Integration

Digital Platform Part 2 Of 10 In our last article, we explained the concept to the Digital Platform and gave an example of how it can be used to integrate and adapt existing, legacy IT systems into a modern API. Typically a Digital Platform consists of … more

How To Implement Systems Integration Via A Digital Platform To Leverage Your Legacy IT Systems

By Nick McKenna | 26th June 2019
How To Implement Systems Integration Via A Digital Platform To Leverage Your Legacy IT Systems

Digital Platform Part 1 Of 10 A Digital Platform is a low-cost method of leveraging your existing IT systems into a unified platform, through IT system integration, to allow your business to be more competitive in the modern marketplace. The Problem Managing digital transformation in … more

A Digital Transformation: Benefits Of A Progressive Digital Platform

By Nick McKenna | 24th June 2019
A Digital Transformation: Benefits Of A Progressive Digital Platform

If you are CTO or CIO of a medium or large company looking at implementing a Digital Transformation, then you are probably contending with multiple legacy systems that are not designed to talk to each other. Over the years many large companies have invested large … more

Legacy System Migration: Moving to Modern Technology Without Pain

By Nick McKenna | 23rd February 2019
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A lot of our clients have developed an extensive mesh of closely interdependent systems over the years. Typically these systems are based on old technologies that are no longer common. This makes recruitment for developers hard and a lack of vendor support for retired systems … more