Industry Insights

Our industry reports and whitepapers provide a detailed look at some of the important issues facing businesses today, including how digital technology and legacy application modernisation is transforming the way we work. They offer guidance on how to increase your organisation’s agility, streamline processes, get real-time businesses insight and deliver market-leading customer service that will set you apart.

Guides

Modernisation secrets of the Fortune 1000

Modernisation secrets of the Fortune 1000

This guide shares how three global brands used unconventional means to transition legacy systems.

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10 steps to ensure a successful mainframe migration

10 steps to ensure a successful mainframe migration

Learn more how you can ensure a successful mainframe migration with our ten best practises which, when coupled with a team of modernisation experts, will reduce risk, costs and project timelines.

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Reports

2021 Mainframe Modernisation Report

2021 Mainframe Modernisation Report

Explore the the impact Covid-19 is having, and will continue to have, on modernisation plans, and the case for application modernisation amongst large enterprises with annual revenues over $1 billion.

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Trends Survey 2022

Trends Survey 2022

Advanced has just carried out its 2022 Trends Survey. Over 5,000 senior decision makers in the UK answered questions about the key issues facing their business today.

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2020 Mainframe Modernisation Report

2020 Mainframe Modernisation Report

Explore the global trends in the mainframe market, the challenges facing organizations and the case for application modernisation among large enterprises with annual revenues over $1 billion [USD].

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Whitepapers

VAGen Automated Refactoring

VAGen Automated Refactoring

Explore the business case and technical details of taking VisualAge Generator (VAGen) to Java or C#.

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Automated COBOL modernization

Automated COBOL modernization

Learn how our Automated COBOL Refactoring solution empowers your to keep your business logic while guaranteeing a fully maintainable Java or C# end state, compatible with the database and hardware of your choice.

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OpenVMS application migration

OpenVMS application migration

This whitepaper looks at the available options for migration and the benefits that might be achieved through OpenVMS application migration and modernisation strategy.

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Automated Natural modernisation

Automated Natural modernisation

This whitepaper outlines how our Natural rehosting and refactoring solutions help you move to distributed platforms and eliminate Software AG licensing charges.

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Automated CA Gen Modernization

Automated CA Gen Modernization

This whitepaper addresses the business case, challenges, and the solutions for moving CA Gen to a modern environment.

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Automated CA Telon modernisation

Automated CA Telon modernisation

This whitepaper covers the current state of CA Telon in the enterprise and the most efficient, low-risk way to modernise.

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Liberate legacy data

Liberate legacy data

This whitepaper outlines the challenge of data locked in legacy systems, the options for solving them, and a breakdown of our data liberation solutions.

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Automated Assembler modernisation

Automated Assembler modernisation

This whitepaper answers common questions faced by any organization looking to modernise mainframe Assembler.

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Automated PL/I modernisation

Automated PL/I modernisation

This whitepaper details the business case, challenges, and solutions for moving PL/I applications to modern platforms.

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Know the details, reduce the risk

Know the details, reduce the risk

This whitepaper gives an in-depth explanation on why a detailed assessment of legacy applications and databases is essential for risk mitigation, environmental understanding, and proper strategic modernisation planning and decision-making.

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Archiving legacy data for ERP deployment

Archiving legacy data for ERP deployment

This whitepaper gives a detailed look at how utilising automation to archive legacy data from systems being replaced as part of a Data Archiving / ERP deployment significantly reduces costs and risks to the business.

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The Hive Mind

The Hive Mind

This whitepaper focuses on how legacy modernisation enables DevOps, dissolving silos, and fostering collaboration across critical business systems.

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CA Gen Modernisation Handbook

CA Gen Modernisation Handbook

This handbook is your guide to a successful CA Gen modernisation, technical considerations, and best practices to get you and your team across the finish line with a win.

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Other

Trends Survey 2019-20

Trends Survey 2019-20

In September 2019, Advanced carried out its fourth independent Annual Trends Survey, with over 1,000 UK business professionals having their say on key topics affecting British businesses.

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Digital Business Report

Digital Business Report

In 2020, we commissioned an independent survey examining the future of digital transformation as organisations adapt to new ways of working during the pandemic, and look towards recovery.

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