Linear Thinking in a Non-Linear World

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Linear Thinking in a Non-Linear World

I was watching BBC News last night and several, seemingly unrelated, stories were presented in the manner of mainstream news today – with heavy reliance on the soundbite: “Immigration in the UK is causing a drain on the country’s resources.” “Immigration is being used by unscrupulous employers to drive wages down.” “Forecasters are predicting lower living standards driven in part … Read More

So You’re Going To Rewrite Your App?

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Challenges of Rewriting Software Applications

When the time comes to modernize a software application, one of the first options companies look at is to simply rewrite the application. What could be easier? It keeps the job in-house, the developers who first created the app may still be around unless the legacy application is truly ancient… We hear it often. Sometimes from companies exploring options when … Read More

Moore’s Law, Application Modernization and Why You Need to Learn to Fish

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Teach a Man to Fish

We all know that the pace of technological change is increasing exponentially and with it, the opportunities afforded by the internet. 20 years after founding, Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos still signs off his Letter to Shareholders in the Annual Report with, “…and it’s still Day 1.” The need for businesses of all kinds (both public and private sector) to re-invent … Read More

Modernizing the Holiday Shopping Season

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Holiday Shopping Season

As we discussed in recent blog posts, the cyber retail industry has come a long way since its inception. Advances in technology are taking customers from traditional brick-and-mortar locations to a combination of online and physical storefronts, or in some cases, online-only experiences. These technological advances supply consumers with more choices, flexibility and better service than ever before. As customers … Read More

Retail Giant Takes Legacy Modernization Steps

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Target Legacy Modernization

There has never been a better time to be a consumer. Developments in the cyber-shopping industry have afforded consumers more choices, flexibility and better service than ever before. As a result, retailers are being forced to expand their e-commerce offerings in order to keep up with the demands of the new cyber-savvy customer. As retailers work to make the overall … Read More

Catch a Brand by the (Re)tail – Legacy Systems and Retailers

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retailers need to upgrade legacy systems

The internet has come a long way since the first web site went live in 1990. As the the online world evolved, the cyber-shopping industry gradually developed as well, bringing consumers from traditional brick-and-mortar stores to a combination of online and physical storefronts, or in Amazon’s case, an online-only experience. Consumers are continuing to change their purchasing habits as more … Read More

Survey: Where Are You On Your Modernization Journey?

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Modernization Journey

At Morphis, we realize how important cybersecurity is in the increasingly digital, modern business landscape. Despite advances in cybersecurity technology, organizations across every industry are affected by the growing problem that cyber threats pose. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center’s 2016 Data Breach Reports, 2016 has seen more than 850 data breaches affecting nearly 30 million records as of … Read More

Federal IT Budget: Breaking The Legacy Cycle

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Federal IT Budget

2016 has been a big year for cybersecurity. IT departments in nearly every industry around the world are scrambling to keep up with the latest cyber threats, and the US federal government is beginning to do the same. President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2017 budget proposal raised federal IT spending up to $89.9 billion and allocated $38.55 billion for defense-related IT … Read More

2016 Sees Uptick in State-Sponsored Data Breaches

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State-Sponsored Data Breaches

Discussions surrounding cybersecurity have moved out of the offices of IT departments and into the limelight. In fact, a discussion surrounding cybersecurity found its way on to the United States’ presidential debate stage earlier this year. Including September’s revelation of the nearly 500 million Yahoo! accounts said to have been hacked— the largest data breach to date — a number … Read More

How Is Your User Experience? Do You Need To Modernize?

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Modernize to improve UX

We have all tried to use an application or a website that was visually appealing, but was not functional or vice versa. Functionality and design are crucial in today’s mobile landscape, and user experience is playing an increasingly large role in generating business. User Experience, or UX, involves improving user satisfaction by upgrading the usability, accessibility and experience provided in … Read More