About this blog
This blog is about IT Modernization from a global standpoint, so you won’t find technical details here.
In Information Technology, legacy applications and data are those that have been inherited from languages, platforms, and techniques earlier than current technology. And there is no surprise: most enterprises who use computers have legacy applications and databases that serve critical business needs.
The term IT Modernization describes the re-purposing or consolidation of legacy software and data to align them more closely with current needs. Generally IT needs evolve quickly and turn any software more or less obsolete sooner and later. The origin of obsolescence is often new business goals, new system infrastructures, evolving programming capabilities or IT funding new policies.
Beyond this common definition, I also include under this term recent changes in the way to conduct IT projects. These new practices share a common aim: avoid delivering software applications becoming “legacy” before their very first business use! Among others fields, I keep an eye on Model Driven Engineering (MDE), agile, and Enterprise Architecture practices.
The thoughts, ideas and opinions I share in this blog are issued from successful (a lot!) or not (not so much!) IT Modernization projects.
Disclaimer: the views expressed here are mine and do not necessarily reflect the views of my past, current and future employers.
I work currently at Sodifrance, IT Modernization French market leader.
You may find my profile here: View Vincent Hanniet’s profile, and also may find me on Twitter: @vhanniet.
And apart IT, I notably enjoy jazz music!