We use cookies and other similar technologies (Cookies) to enhance your experience and to provide you with relevant content and ads. By using our website, you are agreeing to the use of Cookies. You can change your settings at any time. Cookie Policy.


The Legacy Modernization Imperative: Who will maintain your legacy systems when the Baby Boomers retire?

Date: December 11, 2007

Time: 12:00 pm US Eastern

All dates and times are NY local time, please consult your favorite world clock to determine when this webinar takes place in your time zone.

Featured Speakers:

David Leichner, Chief Marketing Officer, BluePhoenix Solutions (bio)


David A. Kelly

Sponsored By:

BluePhoenix Solutions

Organizations worldwide are exposed to the growing threat of the Baby Boomer retirement phenomenon. Years of undocumented knowledge of business rules and underlying application flow will leave companies as Boomers retire. The skills and knowledge base will not be replenished because the next generation of IT is learning new programs and platforms. This webinar discusses the extent to which this phenomenon can jeopardize your ongoing operations and mission critical applications. Tune in to learn how to modernize your legacy while mitigating associated risks, and ensuring the continuity of business operations.

  • Receive a frank assessment of the impact of the exodus of the Baby Boomer generation
  • Discover ways to tackle this challenge while significantly reducing operating costs
  • Learn how to turn the Brain Drain into an opportunity to revive aging applications and systems

Ask a Question or Leave a Comment

To ensure compatibility with the webinar platform, please verify your system compatibility.

Featured Speaker Bios:

David Leichner is an industry veteran with significant experience in systems development and enterprise software both as a customer as well as from the vendor side. Over the last fifteen years, he has lectured at conferences and professional meetings on the subject of enterprise application development, integration and modernization.

David is currently CMO at BluePhoenix (NASDAQ: BPHX), the leading vendor of legacy modernization solutions. Prior to BluePhoenix, David held executive management positions at EAI and application tools vendor Magic Software (NASDAQ: MGIC) and Unipier, a supplier of service delivery solutions. He has also held various marketing management and technical positions at Information Builders, TRW Space and Defense and Salomon Brothers.

David is a former member of the board of Linux International and has also held board positions at publicly traded Zone IP (FTSE-AIM: ZIP) and MobileMax (TASE: MBMX). He is currently a member of the board of the Israeli Mobile Association. David holds a B.A. in Systems Management and an M.B.A. in International Marketing from Baruch College of the City University of New York.

  • Subscribe Newsletter
  • Contribute
Subscribe to ebizQ:

Enter your email address:

 Subscribe Blog Updates via RSS

 Subscribe News via RSS

ebizQ is very interested in what you have to say. To contribute an article, an opinion, or to become a blogger, please contact Editorial Team.

  • Virtual Conferences
  • Webinars
  • Roundtables

SOA Cloud Qcamp

June 3, 2009

One of the most compelling trends in the enterprise business technology space over the past year has been the emergence of cloud computing. In ebizQ’s upcoming Qcamp virtual un-conference, leading industry experts and practitioners will explore the role of service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) in supporting cloud-computing initiatives. Additionally, the new skills that developers and IT managers need for successful cloud development will be discussed.Register

View All Virtual Conferences

Smart Case Management: Why It's So Smart.

Date:Nov 05, 2009
Time:12:00 PM ET- (17:00 GMT)


Date:Oct 29, 2009
Time:15:00 PM ET- (19:00 GMT)

View All Roundtables
  • Research Library
  • Podcasts
  • Blogs

Joe McKendrick: Part II of II: Designing Evolve-ability into SOA and IT Systems

In part two of Joe McKendrick's recent podcast with Miko Matsumura, chief strategist for Software AG, they talk about how SOA and IT systems need to change and grow and adapt with the organization around it.

Listen Now

Phil Wainewright: Helping Brands Engage with Social Media

Phil Wainewright interviews David Vap, VP of products at RightNow Technologies, and finds out how sharing best practices can help businesses understand how best to engage with online communities.

Listen Now

Peter Schooff: Making Every IT Dollar Result in a Desired Business Outcome: Scott Hebner of IBM Rati

Scott Hebner, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy for IBM Rational, discusses a topic on the top of every company's mind today: getting the most from IT investments.

Listen Now

Jessica Ann Mola: Where Will BI Fit In? Lyndsay Wise Explains

In BI, this tough economy and the increasing role of Web 2.0 and MDM are certainly topics on people's minds today. WiseAnalytics' Lyndsay Wise addresses each of them in this informative podcast.

Listen Now

Dennis Byron: Talking with...Deepak Singh of BPM Provider Adeptia

Deepak Singh, President and CTO of Adeptia, joins ebizQ's Dennis Byron in a podcast that gets its hand around the trend of industry-specific BPM.

Listen Now
More Podcasts
  • Most Read
  • Quick Guide
  • Most Discussed

Quick Guide: What is BPM?

Learn More

Quick Guide: What is Event Processing?

Smart event processing can help your company run smarter and faster. This comprehensive guide helps you research the basics of complex event processing (CEP) and learn how to get started on the right foot with your CEP project using EDA, RFID, SOA, SCADA and other relevant technologies. Learn More

Quick Guide: What is Enterprise 2.0?

A lot of people are talking about Enterprise 2.0 as being the business application of Web 2.0 technology. However, there's still some debate on exactly what this technology entails, how it applies to today's business models, and which components bring true value. Some use the term Enterprise 2.0 exclusively to describe the use of social networking technologies in the enterprise, while others use it to describe a web economy platform, or the technological framework behind such a platform. Still others say that Enterprise 2.0 is all of these things. Learn More