The Business Case for Application Modernization
Author: Town Hall On-Demand
Industry research indicates that at least 50% of investment in application development and support is tied to maintenance of existing systems. By reducing your maintenance spending, you can invest more in innovation — applications needed for business growth and transformation. But one of the most difficult obstacles is the development of a compelling business case. In this Town Hall we'll discuss lessons learned with clients and approaches you can take to get on the path to modernization.
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- Glenn Davidson, Modernization Practice Manager, CSC
- Carol Murphy, Partner & Distinguished Architect, CSC
- George Simpson, Data Scientist & Principal Leader, CSC
- Christine Silva, Global Portfolio Director, CSC
- Jeff Caruso, Senior Managing Editor, CSC
About the speakers:
Glenn Davidson is a Senior Partner within CSC's Global Business Solutions organization and leads the SOA/Modernization practice. He has extensive experience guiding clients in enterprise and systems modernization, BPM, SOA, eAI, J2EE, data modeling and Information Engineering, data quality improvement techniques and complex systems project management.
Carol Murphy is Senior Solution Architect and member of CSC's Distinguished Architect community. She helps clients deliver business transformation solutions that modernize mission-critical legacy information systems and leverage service-oriented architecture (SOA). Carol has worked with clients across a wide variety of industries including insurance, healthcare, energy, and manufacturing.
A principal leader with CSC, George Simpson is a visionary and practical innovator. Building on his experience with NASA as an experimental astrophysicist, George provides advanced analytics consultancy to help clients evaluate the likely future consequences of policy options.
Christine Silva has 25 years portfolio strategy, product management, and marketing experience in IT services, software and other high tech industries. Over the past 9 years at CSC, Christine has managed the global Web hosting, collaborative services, and currently, applications services portfolios.