Legacy applications can often be a major hindrance for organisations undergoing a digital transformation. Software developed on out-of-date platforms using older programming tools can be inflexible and difficult to change. But tools and technologies are emerging that help IT leaders to modernise existing applications and maintain their investment in systems that can still be critical to the business. In this guide, we look at the latest trends in application modernisation and analyse trends such as DevOps, microservices, platform as a service (PaaS) and more, to understand the essential role they play in today's software development best practice.
Application modernisation strategy
Why IT leaders are making modernising their business applications a strategic priority
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Technologies for modernising applications
A range of new tools and technologies are available to help IT chiefs modernise their business applications
Here are several options for incorporating mobile apps as part of a legacy system modernization effort. Approaches include vendor apps and writing APIs. Continue Reading
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Building modern apps
Tools such as microservices are an increasingly popular way to develop new applications and modernise existing software, but what are the considerations for getting it right?
A microservice architecture promotes developing and deploying applications composed of autonomous, self-contained units Continue Reading
Application modernisation in action
We look at how leading organisations are tackling the challenge of modernising their application estate
Jon Cowie, operations engineer at online marketplace Etsy, advises enterprises on how to develop a DevOps-friendly business culture Continue Reading