Hewlett Packard spent $160 million—then lost five times as much. Revlon’s stock price dropped 6.9%. Nike invested $400 million, then lost $100 million and saw a 20% drop in their stock price. The common denominator? All of these businesses invested in digital transformation, only for
Want to keep getting value from your existing business information systems? You need a game plan for application modernization. You’re not alone. Every organization I talk to feels the pressure to keep pace with the cloud and the internet of things (IoT) and leverage big
When developing locally I usually incorporate Docker Compose into my local development workflow: Bringing up supporting containers needed to run databases, reverse proxies, other applications, or just to see how the container I’m developing works. Given that Docker Desktop comes with a single node Kubernetes (K8s) cluster
Manual processes are often time-consuming processes. They tend to be repetitive, even boring processes. They are not the kind of work people tend to do as well as machines. This could be why — even though he was writing long before software as we know
The business case for legacy modernization could be summed up in one sentence: You’re never going to run a successful business in the twenty-first century by depending upon twentieth-century IT. By the mid to late 1990s, for instance, many organizations realized they needed to make
The result of our work didn’t just deliver outstanding business results for Roto-Rooter. It also won Architech Microsoft’s Global Partner of The Year Award for OSS on Azure. One way we’re celebrating is to share the story of how we didn’t compromise quality for speed, despite a high-pressure situation.
In this post, I’m going to talk about some of the best ways to get your configurations to your Angular app. Just note, this isn’t a post about Angular framework level configurations…
What’s the Difference? Your years of hard work has finally started paying off well and your company is incessantly booking profit margins and getting well-acclaimed clients from far and wide. But as it has been rightly said, ‘With great power comes even greater responsibility’, you
There are many architectures which can be followed to develop the required software system. Picking up the right one is the key. Microservices are one of the software development techniques used to develop complex software systems. Of course, the word “complex” can be subjective. Here
The world has shifted towards fast-paced mobile applications, it became necessary for the IT industry to adopt a similar stance in the services and products they develop. An example of such a paradigm shift is the rise of cloud-based technologies and services. Cloud technologies have
Containers are a crucial entity in a cloud-based architecture. They promote portability, scalability, and are easy to deploy. Google alone deploys 2 billion containers in a week for its global services like Gmail and YouTube. Many small and big enterprises are seen deploying containers in
The world today has gone beyond working on software development based on commonly available physical software stored in computers or servers. The way cloud computing has changed business applications has made things way easier for enterprises. Cloud computing has a lot to offer in the
Introduction Establishing a stable business requires resources which can accelerate the foundation and enable its smooth functioning even in complex situations. Enterprises prefer alternatives which can retaliate mediocrity and encourage professionalism in their business. Cloud computing brings on the services and resources that big enterprises
Knowing when to modernize applications is a critical decision for business makers. Software modernization is, after all, an expensive process. Knowing what to modernize, when and how are critical factors for maximizing your return-on-investment (ROI) and avoiding waste. In our experience, there are… Four primary
Modernizing legacy systems is a hot topic. Businesses are gravitating towards modernization as a possible investment to their systems, especially as they’re struggling with legacy platforms. The benefits of modernization are often viewed through one of two lenses: operational improvement or competitive differentiation. Let’s further
We talked about cloud-readiness assessments and the benefits of modernizing legacy systems, but what are the essential tools and methods for modernizing legacy applications? 4 Ways to Implement a Legacy Application Modernization 1. Re-Hosting One of the most popular methods we see is re-hosting (aka
What is a Legacy System? Now, when we say ‘legacy system’, the first question is, “What really is a legacy system?” A big mistake we tend to make is assuming that a “legacy” system is 10, 15 or 25 years old. But what if I
Rearchitecting applications involves sweeping change where an old monolithic application is completely revamped according to modern microservices architecture.
Large enterprise organizations have multiple business-critical applications. Their IT teams and budgets are typically tied up maintaining these legacy systems, and as a result, the resources remaining to innovate or modernize are often very limited.
To succeed in a digital-first world, business leaders are bringing business and IT closer together and optimizing processes to create new value for customers.
It is no secret that companies across all industries are turning towards the cloud to run their IT workloads. 83% of enterprise workloads are predicted to be in the cloud by 2020. Disrupting technologies are forcing technology leaders to engage in new strategies in order to survive.
Digital transformation. It’s the buzzword that’s on the mind of every technology professional as companies across all industries look to modernize their tech habits, because in this increasingly digitized world, every company is a tech company.
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the latest technology integrating it into the business, but the without incorporating a human element into digital transformation, the process will fall short.
When it comes to launching a new product or service, risk management is paramount. We work with our clients to minimize expenses and the resources consumed so that risk can be properly managed. But, that’s not the only concern when it comes to new product development. The other major question we’re constantly asking clients and ourselves is, “are we building the right thing?” That’s where a “Lean Startup” methodology comes in.
With the number of connected devices around the world forecasted to reach 50 billion in 2020, businesses without the intention to implement IoT will be at a significant loss. The world of IoT is vast, and it’s easy to become lost in which data sources to focus on and how to ensure that you have the right strategy for your business. Architech’s two week proof of concept (POC) will help you understand how IoT works with your business, and create a custom solution.
When making the decision to embrace Open Source Technologies for Enterprise, it’s critical for organizations to understand how these technologies can benefit them by creating a balance of freedom, collaboration, flexibility, and speed to market required for success.
When a leading Canadian financial institution challenged Architech to roll out a new web architecture that would provide a unique customer experience to a diverse set of clients, the gauntlet was thrown down.