Ask the Expert: Data in Legacy Systems Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Many years have passed since COBOL was the computer programming language du jour, but among the many unexpected trends that COVID-19 has created, the demand for COBOL programmers is on the up. More than ever, businesses and governments alike are needing to modernise amid the pandemic and address the legacy systems that were problematic even before lockdown.

Joining us to explain more about the link between COVID-19, COBOL, and legacy systems is Zeev Avidan, Chief Product Officer at OpenLegacy. In particular, Zeev explores how the pandemic has exacerbated the need to address our older systems and technologies. He also advises on where companies can begin when it comes to handling their legacy systems. Finally, Zeev shares his predictions on what the state of legacy systems will be in five years from now.