Three Steps to Enterprise Modernization

13 January 2022
By Milan Shetti, CEO Rocket Software
In The News

To stay competitive, today’s businesses must run like a well-oiled machine. Efficiency impacts everything: revenue, customer service, brand reputation, the list goes on. At the core of this is technology is one principle– today’s organizations cannot succeed without tools and solutions oriented toward helping people operate as efficiently as possible.

Meeting this goal requires IT and business leaders to work closely together to modernize operations and set the organization up for success. There is no one-size-fits-all strategy when it comes to modernization—each organization’s journey is intensely personal, focused on the needs of their employees and customers. However, there are three key themes that underscore every journey.

  1. Streamline your tech stack

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, many organizations rushed to implement tools that would allow employees to conduct their jobs remotely. While this was critical at the time, it has led to redundant solutions, runaway IT spend and a lack of understanding around the purpose of tools or how they fit into the organization’s operations. Business and IT leaders must come together to get a full understanding of the solutions they have in their tech stack and make strategic decisions about which can be retired, and which are necessary to ongoing success.

And this doesn’t just apply to new solutions – legacy solutions are still critical to success in today’s business world. While the name modernization conjures up images of massive rip and replace projects for many IT and business leaders, abandoning core technology like...Continue reading