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How Application Service Providers Can Help In Modernization Initiatives

Published: 28 July 2015

ID: G00253744

Analyst(s): Dale Vecchio


Legacy application modernization or migration projects are most often done in conjunction with one or more external service providers. Understanding the different roles that service providers can fulfill will help CIOs optimize their engagement models and ensure project success.

Table Of Contents


  • External Service Providers Have the Necessary Skills for a Legacy Application Modernization or Migration Project
  • The Internal Organization Is Still Responsible for Project Management, Internal Business Change Management and On-Time Success
  • A Lack of Knowledge of the Current System's Full Capabilities Is the Biggest Reason for Project Failure

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