Mainframe Downsizing to Upsize Your Business

Mainframe Downsizing to Upsize Your Business : IT-Preneuring

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This volume presents a practical view of the options for downsizing from mainframes to distributed systems. It contains detailed interviews of MIS managers and directors who have made this transition, and examines the problems that were experienced along the way.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 156 x 236 x 18mm | 400g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131027085
  • 9780131027084

Table of contents

1. The Downsizing Revolution. 2. The Economics Behind Downsizing. 3. Downsizing to Upsize the Business (IT-Preneuring). 4. Why Is Everyone Taking So Long? 5. How to Handle the Tricky Question of Moving the Software. 6. Is System Development Becoming Simpler or More Difficult? 7. How About Biting the Bullet and Moving to Real Client Server System? 8. What Do You Do With a Downsized Client Server System? Conclusion.
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