“We’re on a Journey to not only upgrade, but also replace Core Elements of our Applications Landscape”
Interview with Dr. Rainer Sommer, Head of GI IT Germany, Managing Director Zurich Insurance Group
Interview with Ulrike Huemer, CIO, City of Vienna
Today many enterprises struggle to cope with fast changing market conditions, new and disruptive technology trends and competition from younger and more agile companies. This new era dramatically changes the business’s expectations for IT.
The majority of German motorists want next-generation information technology in cars to be easier to learn and use, and safer to operate while driving. This reveals a research report from CSC entitled “Smart Car – The Car of the Future”.
IT executives are worried about COBOL (COmmon Business-Oriented Language) code based software used in their companies, because many of the people who built it will be retiring over the next several years. Hence a major challenge for them is to bring COBOL to the next generation of IT.