IT Modernization

Transform your business, increase agility, and drive competitive advantages with modernized applications, architectures, integrations, and processes.

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Eliminate the burden and obstacles
created by outdated systems.

Your legacy IT systems are critical to the success of your organization. Much of the data and functionality
needed to meet today’s demands reside within them.

However, the core systems that have supported your organization for years may not be able to keep pace
with today’s lightning speed of business and change. Many are unable to work with newer digital
technologies such as cloud, IoT, analytics, mobile, omnichannel, and AI – all critically important tools
for today’s digital business initiatives.

While your organization has made substantial investments in these legacy systems, their fit and function may have deteriorated. Maintaining them can be a drain on human and financial resources, consuming as much as 80% of the IT spend for many organizations. Connecting them with rigid point-to-point integrations creates complexity and is challenging to manage. And adapting them to provide services they weren’t designed to handle is not only costly but leads to substantial risk – including security, compliance, and scalability concerns.

So, when you consider the time and cost it takes for your IT staff to manage and adapt these systems, plus the progress lost through slow, inflexible technology – it’s clear that something needs to be done.

Modernization can be challenging.
Don’t embark on your journey alone.

Modernization requires many considerations and activities that aren’t very quick or simple to address. These include:

  • Overcoming architectural complexity, including Enterprise, Integration, Application, and Data architectures
  • Evaluating and rationalizing your sprawling application portfolio
  • Addressing the impact on your current processes
  • Understanding and mitigating risk
  • Addressing security, regulatory, and compliance concerns
  • Ensuring scalability, availability, and performance
  • Evaluating modern vendors and solutions
  • Prioritizing change and aligning resources
  • Transforming skills and culture
  • Anticipating future needs

And so much more. But where do you begin? How do you ensure you’re getting the most value from the IT investments you’ve already made while ensuring you have the functionality, speed, and agility you need to meet current and future demands? How do you avoid risks and pitfalls along the way? Do you have the right plan in place to drive the best outcomes?

Don’t take on this critical initiative alone. We have the experience, tools, and knowledge to guide you on a successful modernization journey. 

Accelerate the transformation of your
legacy systems and applications

Leveraging experience across a variety of technology and business disciplines – including Enterprise Architecture, cloud, integration and APIs, application development, and DevOps – our team will help you modernize your applications and systems to meet your needs and goals while helping you get the most value from your existing IT investments.

We’ll help you create and execute a modernization strategy that enables you to capitalize on advanced capabilities, deliver unprecedented value, and reduce the costs associated with outdated systems. From strategy creation, cloud transformation services, full-stack development services, and extensive integration capabilities for connecting your systems—we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Develop and execute a solid IT modernization strategy.

It’s essential to start with an effective modernization strategy, and we’ll help you develop or optimize it. Through our Enterprise Architecture services, we’ll help you gain an in-depth understanding of what you want and need to modernize IT for your organization. We’ll assess where you are today and where you’re trying to go. Based on this information, we’ll create the architectural design, pragmatic strategies, and detailed roadmaps that will help you accelerate successful IT modernization and achieve better outcomes.

Our team will help you:

  • Optimize your application portfolio and technology stack
  • Develop a modernization strategy and roadmap
  • Achieve alignment between technology and business goals
  • Streamline your processes for accelerating growth
  • Increase employee engagement and support
  • Create a future-ready architecture

We’ll create an inventory of your existing applications, assess your entire application portfolio in the context of your IT modernization goals, and you determine which IT investments to focus on, renew, modernize, and retire.  We’ll create a compelling dashboard to help you visualize how modernization can take shape and even help you execute your ideal approach.

Based on our thorough understanding, we’ll help you develop a modernization strategy and make informed decisions to move forward most effectively. With a detailed plan for every step of the modernization process and a breakdown of anticipated costs and ROI, you’ll know what you’re getting into—and what you’ll get out of it.

We’ll translate the big picture and long-term vision into a specific, actionable roadmap that goes beyond IT.  This helps to ensure alignment between your investments, resources, and goals for better outcomes. 

We’ll help you determine how best to cut the fat, automate processes, and increase efficiency for a lean growth machine.

We’ll help you discover how modernization and digital transformation can optimize and support your workforce.

We’ll help you create an agile, scalable, and future-ready foundation, so your organization is prepared for everything from new products and markets to mergers and acquisitions.

Strategically improve your integration capabilities.

Improving your integration strategy and capabilities is vital for successful IT modernization – and this is an area where we shine. Our team has extensive experience with APIs, integration solutions, and modernizing legacy systems. We’ll help you overcome integration complexity, enable a flexible integration architecture, connect your legacy systems with cloud and SaaS technologies, adapt your legacy systems to modern business needs, and increase your company’s ability to adopt new technologies and platforms.

Our team will help you:

  • Understand and optimize your integration capabilities
  • Overcome integration complexity
  • Connect legacy systems quickly
  • Unlock legacy system assets
  • Reduce maintenance and management costs

Our team will conduct a thorough Integration Assessment to help you understand, evaluate, and optimize your end-to-end integration capabilities. We’ll determine the capabilities your organization needs for successful integration between all of your applications and provide you a clear integration roadmap, architectural recommendations, and even quick start assets to accelerate your success. 

Learn more about our Integration Assessments and Strategy services.

We’ll help eliminate the need for rigid point-to-point integrations and streamline integration with modern integration solutions that increase flexibility, agility, and scalability.

Connect legacy systems to modern endpoints – such as SaaS applications, cloud solutions, and mobile apps – quickly and easily with integration solutions that offer pre-built connectors, templates, as well as easy drag-and-drop development tools.

Protect legacy system data from unauthorized access with a secure-by-design integration platform. Protect your business from security risks and the massive impact of data breaches.

Simplify integration and application maintenance by eliminating brittle point-to-point integrations to legacy systems and leveraging a unified management console for all of your integrations.

Harness the power of the cloud for

Moving to the cloud is a key consideration in any IT modernization initiative. But which applications are best to move to the cloud? How will you manage a cloud migration? How will it impact your current processes? And how do you protect your systems and data? Our team is here to help every step of the way.  By combining expertise around cloud transformation, enterprise architecture, and integration – we help you unleash the power of the cloud for IT modernization, from strategy through execution.

Our team will help you:

  • Assess your cloud readiness
  • Identify the right applications for the cloud
  • Ensure seamless cloud integration
  • Develop a cloud strategy

We’ll evaluate your cloud maturity and determine which cloud-enabling technologies are needed to support your IT modernization goals.

We’ll assess your applications to determine which applications are good cloud candidates – and what it will take to move them to the cloud.

Through our cloud integration assessment, we ensure that you put the right integrations in place to support cloud-based applications effectively.

Our Enterprise Architecture team can help you develop an overall cloud strategy, ensuring your cloud investments are aligned with your IT modernization initiative and business goals.

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Transform your legacy applications to be
modern, agile, and future-ready.

You want to make the most of what you have and not throw away years of investments. By modernizing your existing applications, we’ll help you leverage your legacy applications to create additional value — while reducing maintenance costs and risks of outdated features. Our experienced team offers comprehensive, full-stack application development capabilities, best practices captured over decades, extensive DevOps expertise, and more. We’ll work closely with you to enhance your existing applications to be more modern, agile, user-friendly, and ready for the cloud. In addition, we’ll develop new capabilities and even new applications that support your modernization goals.

Our team will help you:

  • Understand the specific capabilities you need
  • Create a roadmap
  • Determine the right modernization approach
  • Modernize your applications
  • Develop new capabilities
  • Modernize UX and UI
  • Develop for web and mobile

We’ll gain an in-depth understanding of your requirements, assess your applications, and conduct a gap analysis to determine the capabilities needed to meet your goals. We’ll also explore opportunities for growth and optimization.

We leverage our proven process and frameworks to create a detailed, prioritized plan that will help you achieve greater benefits faster, keep costs in check, and make the most of your resources.

We’ll help you execute the right approach to modernization, whether it involves redesigning, rearchitecting, or remediation.

We provide a completely customized approach to application modernization, rooted in both your current capabilities and future plans. We offer end-to-end development services to design, build, deploy, manage, and support your modernized solution.

We’ll develop new capabilities to support your goals and build interfaces that bring a ‘quick win’ in creating value. Our team can also develop new applications from scratch.

Our UI/UX developers and designers will help you create the modern, compelling experience you envision and that your end-users want.

We’ll develop web portals and mobile applications that are fast and responsive, helping you meet customer and partner expectations.

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Let’s modernize.

With modernized applications, systems, and architectures, you can capitalize on new capabilities, reduce IT maintenance costs and (best of all) deliver more business value and an improved ROI. Accelerate the success of your IT modernization initiative.

Leverage our comprehensive expertise to help you drive better results faster. Learn more about our services and contact us today to explore what we can accomplish together.

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