A daily problem CIOs face is how to deal with legacy systems—systems built decades ago in what now feels like prehistoric times. Buried deep down in the depths of organizations live these scary, monolithic fossils—Mainframe-otops, ERP Rex, COBOL-odons and more—created in a much different world than the one we live in today. The challenge has now hit the radar of CEOs, as company leaders realize that they cannot innovate fast enough thanks to the cost and complexity of legacy systems.
When it comes to digital transformation, it is no longer a case of “if” but “when.” In our latest Connectivity Benchmark Report, we surveyed over 650 IT decision makers and found that nearly three quarters of respondents are currently undergoing digital transformation.
Respondents cited that one of the main initiatives they are undertaking to achieve digital transformation is modernizing legacy systems, followed by integrating SaaS applications, and investing in mobile applications.
It’s the classic question: should IT spend its time maintaining legacy investments or addressing legacy system challenges and creating new projects?
In a recent survey, 90% of IT decision makers say legacy system challenges are holding their organizations back from using digital technologies to innovate or make improve IT efficiency, and over a third believe that legacy systems are a barrier to completing IT projects.
MuleSoft is launching a three-part white paper series discussing these challenges and how financial institutions are overcoming them. At the core of each of these challenges is the need for a new level of connectivity.
Even as SaaS adoption explodes and business processes move to the cloud, organizations still have crucial data locked in on-premises and legacy systems, and they aren’t going anywhere.
More and more companies are seeking new integration strategies to deal with these hybrid environments, and struggling with how and where to integrate them. This Thursday, join MuleSoft’s Chris Purpura, VP of Cloud Integration and Dan Diephouse,
After Peak Time Handling, and its heated discussions :), the Beyond Integration series continue with this new installment!
The thought of working on a legacy system makes developers shiver: they know the feeling of tiptoeing in a crystal palace or trying to run with lead-soled shows (and sometimes having to do both at the same time). At higher hierarchical levels, the idea of touching a legacy system doesn’t create much joy either,
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