Startup Management Mainframe Replacement

  • project name: SuM
  • reporting level: program management, IT department leaders
  • project duration: 21 montths

A team consisting of a project leader, two senior consultants and one consultant is hired by an automotive company to handover IT operations of a newly developed Java enterprise application and to retire the existing legacy system on the mainframe.

The software is calculating the primary demand for all production plants. A multitude of interfaces to other mainframe applications, as well as SAP systemens and Open Systems applications has to be considered.

Our startup management team is responsible to plan the necessary infrastructure changes, the detailed cutover plan, the rampup of the productive 24×7 parallel operation with a new operation provider team, a hypercare phase of several weeks for stabilization and finally the retirement of the legacy application on the mainframe.