“Over the past 5 years, businesses have ost an average 23 percent of their mainframe workforce; of those, 63 percent of positions remain unfilled.” Plus, some general application modernization strategy think. Original source: On the Spectrum of Application Modernization
My co-worker Marc Zottner and I have an article out on seven types of modernization. It’s drawn from the book we’ve been working on (forever! too long!) on modernizing legacy apps, The Legacy Trap. Check it out!
Creative “76% of employees employed by high-growth firms agree that their job requires them to be creative,” from “Creativity Catalyzes A Growth Mindset,” Forrester, April 2021. New talk on metrics I’m giving a new talk for the first time on May 10th, “Beyond DevOps metrics – technical, business, and culture metrics for the software defined business.” I’ll pull a lot from my upcoming Mindset book, and these Tanzu Talk videos. One of the better, odder pieces of PowerPoint clipart I’ve seen today Mindset book My new booklet is almost done getting all put together.
Oftentimes, we get clients who will say, ‘We need to assess those 10,000 applications that we know have to go to the cloud before we do anything on them.’ And we try to change that around and ask why: ‘Why do you have to look at all of them?’ . . . I haven’t found a customer that doesn’t know some of those critical applications that are very painful, that go down all the time or whatever the criteria is.