Case Studies

In 2003, the functions of the US Immigration and Nationalization Service (INS) were taken over by the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including the BCIS FBISHED system written in the COBOL language. CSC contracted with TSRI as its sub-contractor to conduct a pilot project demonstrating the technical feasibility of automated modernization technologies.

  • Customer & Integrator: Computer Science Corp & Bureau of Citizenship & Immigration Services
  • Source & Target Language: COBOL to C++
  • Lines of Code: 17,000
  • Duration:  2 months
  • Services: Code Transformation, Automated Refactoring, Transformation Blueprint®
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