Digital technologies are fast developing, bringing plenty of new possibilities for organizations to unlock the potential of their data, improve quality and performance, and drive profitable growth. While these are all beneficial changes for a company, there are still certain misconceptions regarding updating outdated systems that inhibit businesses from achieving true success in their digital transformation efforts. It’s time to debunk these widespread myths and distinguish truth from myth.
To be more clear, a legacy system is outdated computing software and/or hardware that is still in use. The system still fulfills the requirements for which it was created, but it does not allow for development. A legacy system will only ever do what it does now for the company. The outdated technology of a legacy system prevents it from interacting with modern systems.Read more
When legacy software becomes obsolete, application modernization brings new life into it by introducing new features and integration capabilities.
The demand for a system that can add additional features and versatility increases as companies develop and expand. Due to the inability to integrate with new systems and add new features, those who still use legacy systems and software may see their growth and development slowed significantly. Businesses should upgrade old applications with application modernization to take advantage of custom and innovative capabilities and features.
Your legacy systems may appear to be comfortable and reliable on the surface, but sooner or later you will have to decide whether to modernize your business processes and applications or risk getting left behind the competition.Read more