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How Midsize Enterprise CIOs Fund Legacy Modernization

Published: 09 January 2020

ID: G00451210

Analyst(s): Alexander Buschek


Legacy systems provide significant obstacles, challenges and even business risks for midsize enterprises that are striving for a digital business. MSE CIOs must fund legacy modernization to support digital initiatives and mitigate the risk of failure.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Best Practice 1: Identify Risks Inherent With Legacy Systems
    • Security Risks
    • Technical Risks
    • Business Risks
  • Best Practice 2: Build or Revise Your Application Strategy
  • Best Practice 3: Present Your Business Case to the CEO/CFO

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