As defined on mobilize.net, “a legacy application may be defined as any application on older technologies and hardware, like mainframes, that continues to provide core services to an organization. Legacy applications are frequently large, monolithic and difficult to modify, and scrap or replace a legacy application often means reengineering an organization's business processes as well.”
Legacy transformation is significant for agile delivery approach. With the popularization of new technologies including Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC), organizations should strive to bring the most out of legacy tools. Selecting the right tools and methodologies for software development and testing is the first step to ensure that legacy application modernization turns out to be a low-risk and cost-effective way to maximize investment. So, here are the factors that are to be considered while choosing the right tools in an agile delivery approach.
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