ASNA Case Studies
As technology changes, a company’s management often needs a way to refresh the information infrastructure without sacrificing the value of their applications. Industrial Steel Treating Company (IST) in Jackson, Michigan found that the most productive path to modernizing IST custom built IBM i production application was to migrate it to Microsoft .NET. It chose ASNA Monarch to perform the IST migration and the results couldn’t be better.
While Caprabo has a good online presence and even mobile apps for its customers, its back-office applications were still centralized applications with some workflows dependent on Excel. Caprabo wanted to supplement its back-office application with focused mobile replacements. It solved this challenge with ASNA Mobile RPG.
Systems Implementation used ASNA Mobile RPG to bring parts of its IBM i-based application to smartphones for use by technicians in the field. A single programmer, with no previous Mobile RPG experience, wrote the mobile app, in ILE RPG, in less than 90 days.
As an IBM i ISV, Systems Implementation needed to modernize its RPG application to ensure it would remain competitive and relevant amongst a sea of PC-based competitors. It chose ASNA Wings to resolve its user interface dilemma. Systems Implementation customized Wings standard output to add dashboard-like features and a vastly improved, visual, menuing system.
Pathix, based in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, specializes in management solutions for industries such as government/military, communications, insurance, utilities, engineering, aviation, and aerospace. In order to successfully market Navixa, Pathix needed to make a strategic platform shift with its Navixa code base. Pathix used ASNA Monarch and ASNA Visual RPG for .NET to migrate and modernize Navixa to .NET.
MPL creates and sells household cleaning products, personal hygiene products, and DIY products throughout Europe. MPL’s green-screen RPG application otherwise does a great job for the business but its user interface was limiting productivity and business possibilities. With the technical help of Galilea IT, a Spanish AS/400 IT consultancy and ASNA distributor, the team used ASNA Wings to modernize the existing RPG application and create a great solution for MPL.