The Challenge of Legacy

The Challenge of Legacy


NEWS
May 21, 2019

Legacy is defined as any outdated computer code. In essence, any system that is out of date and needs replacing.

As soon as a new piece of software is created, it starts its journey to legacy. The most concerning aspects of this are that as the original architects of that software drift away, the risk to your organisation rises. Poorly documented code, code that has had many bits added to it – all represent a very meaningful cost to an organisation and business risk.

If that isn’t enough, companies of all size are struggling to have IT keep up with the growing demands made by the business. Legacy software just accentuates this challenge.

So what are the options?

Traditionally, there were 5 ways that Customers would try to solve legacy:

Blog Image


SCAD Software has developed a 6th option. We have built a unique development framework that enables us to reduce the amount of source code in an application by as much as 95%.


Delivered as a service to clients, this is much faster to market (usually 75% faster). It is much faster to add new features and we aim to deliver a 30% saving to clients with a fully managed service.

Author Avatar

Shaun Orpen




Share

More recent blogs

News Letter Icon

Sign up for our newsletter

Video-based avatar puts customers in control of their debt, improving recovery rates while reducing costs.

NEWS

June 1, 2022

Du engage - Video-based avatar puts customers in control of their debt, improving recovery rates while reducing costs

New Consumer engagement software for debt collection announces a 91% engagement rate in a pilot campaign. Video-based avatar puts customers in control ...

Author Image
Shaun Orpen
SFG Box and SCAD Uplink top Innovator

NEWS

February 21, 2022

SFG Box (Pty) Ltd and SCAD Software team up to develop mobile app to tackle malnutrition and hunger in South Africa

SFG Box has partnered with SCAD Software, an ethically-driven software development company, to deliver a mobile app Our App – SFG BOX that can be used ...

Author Image
Shaun Orpen

Book a call with Shaun Orpen

SCAD logo

Head Office:

Swift Channel Application Development Pty (Ltd) The Campus, Twickenham Building, Ground Floor, Corner Sloane and Main Road Bryanston 2021, South Africa

Contact Number: +27 11 575 0659

International:

3 The Old Estate Yard, High Street, East Hendred, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8JY, UK

Contact Number: +44 7900 681725

North America:

c/o ForesightOne Inc., 45 Old Cart Path, Holliston, MA 01746, USA

Contact Number: +1-617-733-8161

Copyright 2022. SCAD Software