Is your company purchasing a new software package? If so, you basically
have two options:
1. Adopt the company operations to the new package
2. Start modifying the package to fit the company

Unless you are moving to a new version of a package that you are already
using, the likelihood of any of your existing programs working are
virtually nil. Even if you are simply upgrading to a newer version of the
same product, all of those programs need to be reviewed to see if they
need to be modified because of file changes between versions.

Steve

Steven Morrison
Fidelity Express





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Points to consider when moving from RPGIII to new package






When going to a new package Written in ILE RPG, how much realisitically
can you use of your old system. There are many reports and fixes to
external data (EDI mostly) that have been developed over the years. Do you
consider to migrate anything at all from your old system?
Also, what key changes are there to consider from a applications point of
view. That is, what issues that are currently handled by years of hard
code do you concern yourself with?




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