This document details the assessment of an IT Modernization program. CIOs can learn the key elements of such an assessment and what to expect. (50+ pages)
This case study illustrates the use of an independent player to assess the state of an IT project. An excellent resource for CIOs to appreciate both the need for such evaluation and understand how to get it done. (200 pages)
This case study demonstrates the use of analysis to determine the best course of action for application modernization. CIOs facing the upgrade, rejuvenate, replace decisions can learn from this example. Excellent Read! (150+ pages)
A good introduction to architecture driven modernization (ADM) initiative of the Object Management Group (OMG).
This presentation provides an in-depth overview of the architecture driven modernization approach of the Object Management Group (OMG). It introduces the key concepts in architecture driven modernization aka Architecture driven modernization 101, discusses business driven modernization, details techniques for application assessment and migration, and illustrates these concepts through case studies and scenarios. (150+ pages)
This academic thesis proposes a model driven approach to modernizing legacy information systems. The legacy system is first modeled and then this model is converted to a model driven system using model driven engineering i.e. a model is constructed and an MDE tool is used to generate the executable transformation code for it. (80+ pages)
This presentation describes the four stages of the application modernization process.
This white paper discusses four strategic options available for legacy application, modernization and using service oriented architecture (SOA), and the five steps in re-engineering to modernize legacy applications.
This paper discusses the key factors driving the application modernization decision and proposes an approach to legacy application modernization – "establishing and executing a realistic strategic roadmap that starts from the current state environment, captures existing and new business and IT goals, budgets and skills, establishes the future strategic architecture and charts a path through a custom strategic transition roadmap."