The PROGRESSION tool suite enabled Minnesota Department of Education to modernize its school finance mainframe system applications and databases to a new, modern language and platform automatically
"Modernizing a mainframe is a niche activity. Now we have a modern platform that opens up many new options to solve problems more efficiently."
Creating a platform for educational excellence
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) serves a broad range of stakeholders. It manages the education of almost 900,000 K-12 students; ~18,000 young children participating in a variety of early learning programs including Head Start and ECFE; 82,000 adult learners participating in adult education programs including GED and citizenship programs. Minnesota has almost 500 school districts and more than 57,000 licensed teachers.
To modernize a legacy mainframe environment to support mission-critical finance systems.
- The modernization was managed using Fujitsu’s proprietary PROGRESSION tool suite