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Transforming from Legacy to Packaged/Standard S/W Solutions: For Big Enterprises

Amit Mishra, Pradeep Tomar, Anurag Singh Baghel


Today with the technological developments in the field of computers and software, the automation through computerization has entered widely and deeply in almost every field. It has become very common to run an enterprise through sophisticated computer software. As it is well accepted fact that technology is changing rapidly hence the need to keep upgraded with latest trends is key to success; especially for the big enterprises where the challenge is not only to keep the enterprise running but also to collaborate with other enterprises doing similar business. The difficulty is not only in the information exchanges but also in sharing the concepts across the organizations. In today’s business context mergers and acquisitions, is another common move and integrating two organizations running on legacy is a marathon effort. The enterprises which are running on the legacy systems build long back and are being maintained internally or externally need to be adopted with standard solutions after a limit. In a sense it becomes mandatory for their survival. It is must if ICT has to be really a value adder and enabler to business. This paper reveals the approach how the transformation can be done smoothly from legacy to standard solutions.

Keywords: Legacy transformation, business IT alignment, management commitment, IT as business enabler, indispensability syndrome, partner collaboration, mergers and acquisitions, migrations

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Amit Mishra, Pradeep Tomar, Anurag Singh Baghel. Transforming from Legacy to Packaged/Standard S/W Solutions: For Big Enterprises. Journal of Software Engineering Tools & Technology Trends. 2016; 3(1): 5–11p.

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