“For most organizations, older or legacy mainframe applications are still the "center of gravity" within the application portfolio*.
These legacy apps contain valuable core functions and data that are essential for new digital initiatives. Application leaders should look to transform these legacy applications into the basis of a platform for digital business. "Rip and replace can be costly, risky and time-consuming, which is why Gartner advises of an alternative approach*.
Access the report to learn what Gartner is advising.
Gartner, Use Continuous Modernization to Build Digital Platforms from Legacy Applications, November 2, 2021; January 18, 2018, Thomas Klinect, Stefan Van Der Zjiden
*As quoted from Gartner’s Published Report: Use Continuous Modernization to Build Digital Platforms From Legacy Applications, 2 November 2020, 18 January 2018, Thomas Klinect, Stefan Van Der Zijden