With the pandemic-related economic crisis, companies no longer have the resources or budget for large-scale reengineering projects and the focus is on reducing costs and leveraging the value of existing applications assets through modernization. Digital transformation has become a major focus for companies and project times have decreased. DevOps and agile technology initiatives have taken precedence in a year where most companies have fewer resources and less budget to operate with.
Legacy IBM i application modernization is a key component of digital transformation and optimization. This paper describes the new opportunities for IBM i application modernization in the new economy. Whatever your starting point, explore the options and a roadmap for progressive modernization.
« Correctly modernized IBM i applications can take advantage of multi-cloud environments, DevOps, and microservices with less cost, time and hassle than a typical rip & replace project »
Philippe Magne, Arcad Software, 2021