|A major UK retail
chain changed the systems in every one of its 1500+ stores. The entire
infrastructure was updated in each one. This included the network,
back office systems and all tills.
The new systems took many months to roll out. Bespoke software was
needed that allowed old systems and new to talk to the retailer's
corporate systems using exactly the same interface.
Seismic Technology supplied staff to carry out the following specific
tasks for this project ...
Project Team Leader
Team leading the development of branch middleware services to provide transparent
maintenance of the new branch systems from corporate AS/400s.
This included distribution and management of tasks within the products
involved to successfully hit extremely tight deadlines. Also included
specification and testing of a multi language interface for writing
of the middleware audit trail.
Preparation and updating of functional specifications for the branch middleware
The new systems evolved in many areas between the integration phase and
November 2001. All additional branch middleware development required
to keep the system glued together was undertaken.