While the complexity and costs of maintaining legacy application environments increases, new next-generation technologies, like cloud and mobile, make them less effective. It is no wonder that most CIOs today are exploring app modernization, according to a survey by the professional services firm Capgemini.
So, what can IT do to make a strong case for an application modernization initiative? What does the development of event-driven architecture and cloud migration mean for developers and app managers? And how does SOA -- and even the development of "microservices" -- fit into the modernization process?
Dive into this essential guide to find out. Inside, you'll find a collection of articles, videos, quizzes and other resources that will help you gain an understanding of the modernization landscape, including the major driving forces behind modernization and the important technologies to pay attention to today.
Application modernization industry news
This section focuses on some of the recent developments in the SOA mainframe and app modernization space.
How are costs and complexity affecting modernization initiatives? How many organizations feel it's time to modernize? And how do technologies like microservices fit into modern IT management? Read on to find out.
Legacy apps don't live up to today's needs. Whether they like it or not, organizations are becoming more aggressive about application modernization. Continue Reading
Application modernization planning
So, you're ready to begin a modernization initiative -- but where do you start? What kinds of guidelines should you follow? Are there any special techniques being used to make modernization easier?
In this section, we'll lay out some of the principles to heed during app modernization and share expert tips for planning an initiative. Read on to learn more.
Learn about the future of component binding, so enterprise architects can monitor the space carefully for developments. Continue Reading
What's trending in app modernization?
This video will provide an expert view into how organizations can make any application modernization initiative a true success. Get a better understanding from a user perspective's path to app modernization.
Organizations can best reap the benefits of legacy application modernization by attacking the process from a business perspective.
Testing your app mod knowledge
Test your modernization knowledge and learn what you need to know in order to move your modernization efforts in the right direction.App modernization: What do you know?