Continuous Modernisation.

Continuous Modernisation
At the very foundation of Codebots are our values based on the concept of Continuous Modernisation, an approach to drive successful digital transformation.

Business agility can be positively impacted through the process of continuous modernisation. Continuous modernisation is a strategy for legacy systems to ensure the software fits the people using it. When a software/people fit is found, momentum is gained by the organisation and business agility is increased.

Here, you’ll find answers and solutions surrounding topics such as migrating legacy systems, databases and DBMS, and future-proofing and ensuring the scalability of your projects.
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Dead software, Access databases & moving to the cloud

Brodie O'Carroll, 08 June 2018

Evolution is an integral part of life. We change, we adapt, we discover better ways to get things done. “This is the way we have always done it” is no longer a valid excuse; there exists no logical sense in sticking to the norm if there is a better way.

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Databases vs spreadsheets: Excel, Access, MySQL

Declan Healey, 11 June 2018

The world’s largest taxi company (Uber) owns no cars and the world’s largest hotel (Airbnb) owns no property. Traditional industries no longer rule the world, 1s and 0s do. Data is digital oil. Like oil, data calls for extracting and refining tools. Handle both with care.

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How to migrate from spreadsheets to a DBMS

Declan Healey, 15 June 2018

Spreadsheets are databases, and they work well. Why would you ever want to leave a spreadsheet? Here’s a few reasons why; Database Management System (DBMS) can scale - spreadsheets don’t scale.

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Types of databases and DBMS (with examples)

Brodie O'Carroll, 26 June 2018

A DBMS is software for creating and managing databases. There are over 300 systems falling into 11 categories of organising data. Which is right for you?

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Access migration: from a database to the cloud in minutes.

Hayden Steel, 10 September 2018

United Postal Service (UPS) has invested billions of dollars into analytics and captured over 17 petabytes of data (equivalent to 225 years of high-definition video). Using this data, UPS annually saves 38 million litres of fuel and delivers 350,000 more packages.

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6 easy steps to legacy cloud migration

Brodie O'Carroll, 02 October 2018

There’s no valid reason to continue maintaining old, legacy systems for Desktop and local networks. Whether you’re migrating to a new premises, closing a data centre, conducting a major organisational change, or simple replacing existing infrastructure at the end of an outsourcing contract, legacy migration can seem daunting. Daunting or not, legacy migration is necessary.

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Cloud and legacy migration: technical challenges

Eban Escott, 08 October 2018

The necessity of cloud migration is matched by its complexity. Here are five technical challenges you will need to overcome when effecting your migration.

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The future of cloud computing

Hayden Steel, 29 October 2018

The cloud is not just the future of computing, it’s the present, and yet millions of organisations around the world are still relying on outdated, legacy applications. These legacy systems come in a range of shapes and sizes, which only complicates cloud migration initiatives.

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Measures, metrics, and KPIs: data analytics terminology roundup

Declan Healey, 01 November 2018

Many businesses are confused by analytics terminology such as measures, metrics, and KPIs (key performance indicators). This confusion seeps into strategy documents, reports, and elsewhere, weakening communication lines within and between business units and leadership teams.

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Scaling up your software/people fit

Brodie O'Carroll, 26 August 2019

Imagine being forced to work with temperamental legacy systems that hinder your productivity and slow you down. When your company endorses software that is difficult to use, it is incredibly likely (and common!) that your employees will seek out alternative applications that make their lives easier. Suddenly, your organisation is overrun by shadow IT, which is a burden on business agility. It is extremely important to make sure that the software you use fits the people using it.

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Modernise legacy systems to improve business agility

Brodie O'Carroll, 28 August 2019

A legacy system is any software that is deployed into your organisation. It does not matter if the software is something off-the-shelf or has been custom built, the day it is deployed into your organisation is the day legacy begins.

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"The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink your business for the digital age"

Mikaela Robertson, 16 January 2020

A book review of “The Digital Transformation Playbook” David L. Rogers

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