Legacy applications – The problems – The operational challenges

In our last article we explored Legacy applications, what they are, and how your apps become legacy. We will now look at the challenges they pose in the modern world of work, both operationally and technically.

The operational challenges
A lack of modern practice
The world of technology is constantly evolving, and the modern workplace changes along with it – compliance regulations are always updating, operational practices change daily and the way in which we work is continually becoming easier and far more efficient.

Legacy applications – The problems

In the workplace it is common practice for us all to have our favourite set of tools and ways of doing things, but those software products that you have placed your faith in every day to allow you to complete your work as fast and to the best standard as possible, unfortunately, will get to a stage where they need to be replaced with newer versions or have been taken off the market completely due their age.