To rewrite or not to rewrite the legacy system. It is a perennial question for IT organisations and one that weighs heavy with IT budget, talent and operational concerns. Every week I come in contact with CIOs and CTOs trying to determine the best way to upgrade an ageing but mission-critical system or application. After years of helping businesses consider and address their upgrade needs, I have determined there are five main factors IT leaders need to carefully consider when determining whether they are going to rewrite what they have or start fresh with a rebuild.
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