Considering legacy migration? This real-world analysis is full of useful data and advice. Since 1985 The Standish Group, the leader in spotting future trends, has been helping end users and vendors of technology solutions prepare for the future. 

The purpose of this report is to provide the reader with a fair comparison of differences between rewriting, buying a package, and modernization of a software application. Information on cost, risk, and reward Report is broken into five sections: Case comparison, New development, Application package and Modernization Proof points.

This research is designed for Enterprises running legacy applications that recognize the need to modernize due to numerous causes including:

What You'll Discover In These Pages:
  • Cost –The legacy system is extremely expensive and difficult to maintain
  • CIOs and CFOs seeking to leverage data analytics and/or business intelligence to gain competitive advantage
  • Limitations –The legacy system meets the core needs of the business and clients, but lacks the capability to enhance and update
  • Staff –The resources responsible for maintaining the legacy system are dying off. It is a declining skill base where no new developers are being trained