Enterprise IT modernization solutions are everywhere. Organizations have access to commercial solutions that are not only easily implemented and customized, but also cost-efficient. These off-the-shelf enterprise systems, make it easier for IT practitioners to develop and apply modernization solutions across several legacy systems. Think: a cookie-cutter production line.
In theory, cookie-cutter seems like a good approach. However, organizations have unique needs, people, problems, and goals. Knowing this, is there really a “one-size-fits-all” IT modernization solution? Or, a better question is, should there be a “one-size-fits-all” IT modernization solution? (Our stance is no. For the record.)
When it comes to implementing enterprise IT modernization, there are five different approaches: