Published: 19 January 2010
Analyst(s): Joe Bugajski
Legacy modernization is inevitable; all things have an end of life. Software is no exception. Nonetheless, software tends to live longer than its designers would have predicted. This means that legacy software replacement tends to be a sensitive topic. As such, many organizations avoid it to the peril of their businesses and to the detriment of their IT budgets. In this Burton Group guidance document, Senior Analyst Joe Bugajski takes away the fear by dissecting the risks, rewards, and actions required for a successful legacy-software modernization program.
Summary of Findings
The Burton Group Approach
The Legacy Software Modernization Framework
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