Posts Tagged ‘application modernization’

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Application Modernization: Reviving a Technical Coding Challenge

Our Custom Development Solutions group has been working to revive our Tech Challenge coding competition culture and ultimately decided why re-invent the wheel? A lot of our client work is focused around application modernization, so why don’t we modernize an old Tech Challenge application?   Background In 2008, Bryan Dougherty, now our General Manager, created […]

Accelerate Your Cloud Journey with IBM Cloud Pak for Applications

This is the fourth post in our series on IBM Cloud Paks. Read the first, second, and third posts to learn more about our other Cloud Pak offerings. IBM Cloud Paks are enterprise-ready, containerized software solutions that provide an open, faster, and more secure way to move core business applications to any cloud. Each of […]

IBM Cloud Pak for Data

Migrating Workloads to the Cloud with IBM Cloud Paks

This is the first in our series on IBM Cloud Paks. According to a study by McKinsey & Company, IT teams are migrating the simplest workloads to the cloud, but about 80% of workloads are still on-premises. This is because the basic cloud model does not address transformation complexities like skills gaps, compliance, integration issues, […]

Resiliency

Resiliency – A Core Pillar of Any Business-Critical App in the Cloud

Cloud offers undeniable benefits when it comes to building cost-effective agile solutions. Enterprise-wide pushes to modernize application stacks have added fuel to cloud migration initiatives. As more and more monoliths are decomposed and redesigned using a distributed microservices architecture, the large portfolio of cloud-native services makes developing and deploying in the cloud faster and economical. […]

[Survey] The State of App Modernization – How Do You Compare?

Application modernization is a critical challenge for any organization looking to compete. Speed to market, agility, innovation — these are the make-or-break qualities that determine if you will lead your industry or fall behind competition. These are the benefits that can be realized by modernizing your applications. We’d love to get your input on how […]

The Importance of OCM in Application Modernization Projects

In the post Tips for Getting Started with Application Modernization, we touched on the importance of organizational change management (OCM) in application modernization efforts. In this blog, I want to explore that further and talk about why OCM is necessary when modernizing your applications – or in any project. What is OCM? Change management can […]

Tips for Getting Started with Application Modernization

Our previous post, Tackle Security Concerns for Application Modernization, addressed common security concerns and revealed a shift in this perspective. The final post in this series offers tips to secure buy in and make sure the change sticks. People are the linchpin to your company’s ability to quickly and easily modernize applications. Achieving success with […]

Optimizing Operations for Modern Applications

In our previous blog post in this series, Tackling Security Concerns in Application Modernization, we focused on security. In this post, we’re going to go a step further and examine the operations of modern applications as a whole. Why are operations of modern applications so important? The advantages of modernizing your systems are well known. […]

Take Our Survey to Learn About the State of App Modernization

The rise of startups that are born in the cloud is a common challenge for established industry leaders. With their ability to reach their market quickly, these startups are rapidly eating away at the longer-standing players with a mix of infrastructure. Increasingly, these leaders turning to cloud and app modernization to match the capabilities of […]

Security Concerns

Tackle Security Concerns for Application Modernization

In our previous post, Create Your Transformation Roadmap for Application Modernization, we offered guidance to prepare your organization for successful cloud adoption. Part 2 of this series addresses some of the security concerns you may stumble upon in your cloud journey. We also share some best practices for infusing security across your organization. Questions about […]

Change management mistakes to avoid

Why a Transformation Roadmap is a Necessity

In our previous blog post, Create Your Transformation Roadmap for Application Modernization, we looked at what a transformation roadmap typically includes with regard to app modernization. In this blog, we’ll examine the importance of transformation roadmaps, what they include, and the process of creating one. Why is creating a transformation roadmap so important? At its […]

Transformation Roadmap

Create Your Transformation Roadmap for Application Modernization

In our previous post, Multiple Paths to Cloud: Migrating Legacy Applications, we explored options that allow you to develop, deploy, and manage new applications on cloud but still continue using your existing data center. Next, we’ll provide guidance on planning and preparing your organization for successful cloud adoption. Part 1 highlights the importance of creating a […]

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