Sogema Technologies is an international organization based in Quebec, Canada and active in over 25 countries worldwide. It specializes in offering consulting and technical assistance for the development, implementation and management of large scale institutional and private sector funded projects.
The company has developed a full range of custom software solutions using Oracle Forms and PL/SQL, that are adapted to each country’s specific requirements.
One such application is the Tax Management System, a tool used by the public finance authority to manage all forms of national taxes within a country. The application comprises of different modules, such as objections management, tax assessment and taxpayer data management, totaling approximately 400 forms.
In order to maintain its competitiveness and provide more accessible solutions, the company made the strategic decision to migrate their existing solutions from Oracle Forms to a newer technology. The process would start with a full proof of concept based on a single module, with an ambitious 3-month timescale to complete.
As the team of existing Oracle Forms and Java developers moved into evaluating the available options, they’ve quickly ruled out Java because of the time constraints.