Legacy Modernization: The Video

Digitization is becoming increasingly imporatant as companies attempt to capitalize on new technologies, greater efficiency, and the benefits of cloud, mobile computing, analytics and artificial intelligence. Yet getting to the point where digitization is possible demands modernization of legacy IT. Nowhere is this more apparent than among the huge and expensively maintained government systems. Many large companies also suffer from software modernization issues.

With increasing attention turned to modernization due to Senate passage of the Modernizing Government Technoloyg (MGT) Act, now is a good time to re-examine this issue and consider why modernization is crtical to progress in new technology.  Here are a few videos pointing to modernization issues and possibilities as they are viewed today.

The videos are a mixture of seminars and discussions avaialable under standard YouTube license, with landing page descriptions added. Minor edits have been made where necessary.

New Economics of IT: Modernization (Avanade Inc)

Published on Dec 5, 2016

Critical to achieving a New Economics of IT is modernization. Avanade’s approach to helping organizations modernize is holistic, spanning the entire IT environment and catering for on premises, cloud and hybrid deployment models. Our methodology is underpinned by three key modernization approaches: Application Modernization, Infrastructure Modernization and Workplace Modernization.

Round Tripping & Refactoring (The Software Revolution, Inc. (TSRI))

Published on Aug 20, 2015
 Technology in Transition: IT Modernization (Accenture)

Published on Aug 25, 2017

As government systems age, security risk goes up and cost efficiency goes down.

Chris Howard — IT Modernization Summit (FedScoop)

Published on Apr 20, 2017


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