Developer Advocate VMware, Author
Michael Coté studies how large organizations get better at building software to run better and grow their business.
His books cover these topics
- Changing Mindsets
- Monolithic Transformation
- The Business Bottleneck
He’s been an industry analyst at RedMonk and 451 Research, done corporate strategy and M&A, and was a programmer.
He also co-hosts several podcasts, including Software Defined Talk. Cf., cote.io, and is @cote in Twitter.
Presentation: Strategy for modernizing older applications
Sadly, older applications and services too often slow down and stop business innovation. Yet, 76% of executives said they are too invested in legacy applications to change. They’re caught in the legacy trap! Organizations simply can’t figure out how to prioritize this invisible work over adding new features and apps. But today, there’s no room to avoid modernizing core systems if your business wants to keep up. No more new features can be added to software and no more progress can be made on transformation journeys until this fear is faced. This talk will cover one mindset and methodology that’s been used with several large organizations for escaping the legacy trap, SWIFT.