Covid-19 resulted in Lockdowns,
which resulted in Unemployment levels that exceeded all past expectations,
which resulted in Unemployment systems - usually in the legacy category - bursting at the seams
which resulted in call outs to COBOL programmers
which highlighted a flaw in how we view 'Legacy Systems'
It's not about old code - it's about old systems designs.
Since Y2K involved many of these same systems, the question arises did we miss an opportunity?
This episode takes a look at one area where Y2K remediation failed miserably.