Nov 10 - Modernization in the Age of Covid

Modernization in the Age of Covid - Forrester study shines a light on modernization to recover from the pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed how every person, every business, every industry operates. Organizations that can’t respond quickly to new market dynamics are destined to fail; and those that can - thrive. The Covid crisis validates those organizations that established app modernization initiatives and forces those who were on the fence to jump-start theirs. 

In late 2019, VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a study of senior IT leaders’ modernization efforts. Those results indicated that modernization was a high priority to help organizations meet goals related to revenue and customer experience. As the dust settled from the global response to Covid-19, Forrester recontacted the same executives to learn if and how the crisis has impacted their modernization efforts. The results of the study showed that while app modernization continues to be a priority, how initiatives are funded, and the reasons for doing them have changed. 

Join VMware’s Padmaja Vrudhula, Senior Director of Product at VMware, and special guest Dave Bartoletti, VP, Principal Analyst at Forrester research as they share the study findings and ideas for starting or expanding your modernization efforts. 

They will discuss: 

  • The most common modernization approaches they see and expected results
  • Why automation should be a core tenet of any modernization effort
  • Strategies for up/re-skilling staff
  • How to fund innovation with limited budget

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