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Tanzu Talk: the drunk under the lamppost app modernization anti-pattern

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7:28 AM PDT on Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020

Tanzu Talk: the drunk under the lamppost app modernization anti-pattern

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If you’re starting your app modernization plans with the biggest, most critical app you can find, you’re probably stumbling through the drunk under the lamppost app modernization anti-pattern. Chances are, you’ll also encounter a lot of resistance and excuses to avoid changing. Also, I discuss saying “no” more as a way to think about prioritization. Bonus topic: deep-fried bread in The Netherlands.


00:00 - Agenda. 01:49 - The drunk under the lamppost anti-pattern. 15:09 - Start planning your app modernization journey. 18:07 - Saying “no.” 25:12 - “Too many salads.” 30:23 - Learn kubernetes, free! 32:07 - Gartner on IT strategy “turns.” 35:51 - Free developer education & bye, bye!