MAKE Releases Transformational Legacy Modernization (TLM) Version 4

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MAKE releases Transformational Legacy Modernization Version 4 TLM is a Semantic Modernization platform that replaces mission-critical legacy computer systems with modern ones, based on Java and SOA

We now have a Modernization Dashboard to provide a complete, 360-degree view of both the present case and future case analysis of the project, we have full visibility of the modernized future case business processes throughout their evolution in Phase 2, and we have searchable embedded video walkthroughs of every use case to provide easy reference to reality for the team.

MAKE officially released Version 4 of the Transformational Legacy Modernization (TLM) technology platform today, capping 12 months of new development work and testing.

Using a Semantic Modernization approach that incorporates all three dimensions of a legacy system -- business processes, application code and legacy data -- TLM is being used in the public and private sector to replace aging, inefficient systems with well-architected, high-quality Java EE/SOA systems that conform to the demands of today's web-enabled world.

TLM 4 includes more than 2,000 new features and enhancements in toolsets, methodology and support, re-engineering some core aspects of TLM, while also improving its overall quality and scalability. TLM delivers increased performance/scalability, lower risk, improved verification of the modernized application, training/embedding client resources in the modernization team and higher quality modernized code, to name just a few elements.

"This new version of TLM 4 is a real game changer, elevating all of our unique capabilities and adding even more," says Mik Lernout, Director of Technology at MAKE. "We now have a Modernization Dashboard to provide a complete, 360-degree view of both the present case and future case analysis of the project, we have full visibility of the modernized future case business processes throughout their evolution in Phase 2, and we have searchable embedded video walkthroughs of every use case to provide easy reference to reality for the team."

"These are the kinds of capabilities that distinguish TLM from any other approach on the market," continues Lernout. "Not only do we build a 3 dimensional, holistic view of the legacy system, we include that present case in the same repository as the emerging future case design models so that at any point a developer or tester can trace back on a use case, a field, or a code block. Furthermore, because of the iterative nature of our Data Modernization Workbench, we grow the data models organically with the code base so developers are always working with an accurate database, critical to minimizing risk and delivering a quality outcome."

"As an aside, " says Lernout, "people will be able to see and try out our repository in action at Oracle's OpenWorld in San Francisco next week. That would be a great opportunity to check out how it and the rest of the TLM platform works."

MAKE's booth will be located at: 3444 Moscone West -- Intel's Inside Innovation - Space INS 6.
OpenWorld runs from September 21 through 25 at San Francisco's Moscone Center.

Click here for more information on TLM Version 4.

About MAKE
Since 1999 MAKE Technologies has led the way in legacy modernization technology, helping organizations streamline business processes and replace aging legacy applications in a single engagement and at the lowest possible risk and cost. MAKE creates Java-based SOA (service-oriented architecture) solutions with its patent-pending Transformational Legacy Modernization (TLM) platform for clients directly and through global partnerships with IBM, Oracle, EDS and Unisys. MAKE is headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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