Guide to building an Application Modernization Program
Digital Transformation is about changing how a business operates in the digital world.
Transforming the way a business operates is not simple task and it cannot change without application software that is built for that purpose. Modernizing a businesses operational software takes analysis, planning, budgeting, and most importantly, it takes a different way of thinking. It means thinking differently about the organization, customers, systems and products involved in the business. In this White Paper we will address the different steps in the process of building an effective and holistic application modernization program to take your business to the next level in your digital transformation journey.
We will walk you through Assessment and Planning, Rationalization and Initiative definition, capability prioritization and roadmapping. Truly modernizing critical business systems requires a combination of business process analysis and technological updates and re-architecture to achieve the benefits that the current technologies can provide. Modern technologies provide scalable, flexible, decoupled and distributed architectures enabling a host of both business and technical benefits.
Cloud based infrastructure in conjunction with development operations automation can provide both horizontal and vertical scaling to increase system uptime and reliability well beyond traditional application architectures and physical data centers. Service oriented and component-based software architectures enable a host of benefits such as reduced maintenance and support costs, update/upgrade flexibility, rapid capability integration, customer experience scalability and others.