When your system has always served your critical business processes and helped to build a firm market position it can be hard to refer to it as legacy, a word that feels close to obsolete. And yet you may find yourself running an increasingly expensive system that makes modernization and innovation unacceptably complex.
As more and more markets become real-time and demand-driven, a legacy system that is only capable of running nightly batches may turn into a real obstacle to your business success. Especially when the programmers that work in your system’s language, start retiring. So how do you face the legacy challenge and what are your alternatives? Check out the article!