Trends Report

Modernize Core Applications With Cloud

How To Clear Three Big Hurdles Blocking Your Most Important Work

August 2nd, 2021
Jeffrey Hammond
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Chris Gardner , Duncan Dietz , Diane Lynch


Most legacy core software systems are too inflexible, outdated, and brittle to give businesses the flexibility they need to win, serve, and retain customers. Software development leaders want to modernize these applications using cloud-native technologies and practices, but they’re often stymied by the difficulty of the task and unable to even start the journey. Proper scoping, clear objectives, clear timelines, and an embrace of new application development methods can break this logjam and open the way to transform or replace such inflexible apps. This reports helps software development leaders plan and launch core-app modernizations using cloud-native services.

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