Harry Scott

Harry Scott is the co-founder of Carr Scott Software. Carr Scott Software specializes in database, middleware, and modernization software. Mr. Scott has a mix of technical and interpersonal skills and expertise that make him well suited to help organizations modernize their legacy applications.


Alice in Wonderland

CHAOS Tuesday #70: is titled “Alice in Wonderland”. Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International helps determine whether or not certain abstract ideas are eligible for patent protection. Lee Gesmer will explain the case decided by the US Supreme court and it ramifications for patent protection on common business functions. Lee is a founding partner of the Boston law firm Gesmer Updegrove… Read more

Application Modernization

CHAOS Tuesday #63: is titled “Application Modernization”. Step 3 of Modernization in Place is application modernization.   Harry Scott will discuss with us how to improve your legacy applications by adopting modern languages, techniques and technologies.  This includes using a service-oriented architecture (SOA).  Harry Scott is the co-founder of Carr Scott Software. Carr Scott Software specializes in database, middleware, and modernization… Read more


CHAOS Tuesday #81 is titled “CRAPOLA”.  First, Jim Johnson and Harry Scott will review Modernization in Place.  We will consider the benefits of Modernization. Hans Mulder and Jim Johnson will consider design debt. Then Jim Johnson and Jim Crear will discuss the true meaning of CRAPOLA and how understanding the effects of CRAPOLA can lead to true breakthroughs. In our… Read more

I Hate You

CHAOS Tuesday #57: is titled “I Hate You”. Our special guest for this show is Evan Sorensen is the founder and director of the New England Institute for Marriage and Family Therapy.  Like families, projects often have members that just don’t like each other. Sometimes these sour relationships is temporary, other times it is longed lived.  In any case people… Read more

In the Limelight

CHAOS Tuesday #65: is titled “In the Limelight”.  Akamai Technologies and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued Limelight Networks over an alleged patent infringement.  This case has far reaching implications on process related patents. Our primary guest for this program is Lee Gesmer.  Lee Gesmer is a founding partner of the Boston law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP. In our second segment,… Read more


CHAOS Tuesday: Conversations in CHAOS – Show 3: Modernization. In our third show, the team and our special guest, Harry Scott, Co-founder of Carr Scott Software, discuss modernization. We define modernization as converting, rewriting, or porting legacy applications to a modern computer programming language, database, or hardware platform. We consider: Types of modernization Preparing for a modernization project Steps in modernization Warning signs and suggestions Examples of… Read more

Modernization in Place

CHAOS Tuesday #56: is titled “Modernization in Place”. This is a first part of an eight part segment series on modernizing legacy applications. In these segments we will explore the basics of Modernization in Place and the six-step method to modernize applications. We compare this approach to rewriting the application and buying a package. Our special guest for this series… Read more

Shit Detector

CHAOS Tuesday #69: is titled “Shit Detector”.  The first segment of this show we discuss with Lon Allan the benefits of a “Shit Detector” and how to use it in business and projects.  Lon will discuss some of the interesting history behind the shit detector. Lon Allan is dedicated to educating corporate directors of public, private, venture-backed and non-profit entities.  In… Read more

The User Experience

CHAOS Tuesday #59: is titled “The User Experience”. In this show we have two segments on the User Experience.  In our first segment: Modernization in Place Step 2 with Harry Scott, we discuss how to improve the user experience when modernizing legacy application. The user experience goes much deeper than user interface. The user experience must support a variety of… Read more

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