Saturday, June 15, 2013
Systems of Record and Systems of Engagement
As the mainframe moves into its 50th year and its 'death' predictions fade into folklore then the role of the mainframe evolves. A lexicon I have heard that perfectly describes the mainframe in 2013 is the System of Record. This is opposed to Systems of Engagement whose role is to provide access.
This is just a prelude to a more detailed blog post hopefully later this week. But thought I would solicit feedback before I expand further...