• Subject: Re: AS/400 upgrade costs
  • From: "James W. Kilgore" <qappdsn@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 18:21:32 +0000
  • Organization: Progressive Data Systems, Inc.


> Nonetheless, a rewrite using VB to run on a PC is going to be the most
> economical alternative at this point.

  Just curious...what kind of application will you be running.

Looking at the current labor costs for anyone who can properly design a data 
and a full application to manage it, much less program it, (factored with the
tax/benefits burden) you'll need to crank out this application in about 200 
to break even.

Provided of course that you don't also add in any lost revenue or cost savings 
realized during development and debugging or same for any projects back 
burnered by
this project.

I may have missed a part of this thread...are you looking to simply port an
application, or does it need some rework also?

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