Modernization means different things to different people. Modernization might mean one or more of the following items:
Modernization can be anything from screen scraping an application to converting it to a tiered or service-oriented architecture (SOA).
Modernization can consist of any permutation and combination of using an independent software vendor (ISV) solution, redesigning a database, redesigning and recoding application programs, coding new programs, using new programming languages, and writing new applications. Modernization is a broad term with many different aspects to consider. This goal of this publication is to provide a holistic view of modernization.