If you’re a CIO, CTO, or senior technology leader, application modernization is a term you’re probably very familiar with by now. Generally considered to be part of the broader category of digital transformation, app modernization sounds simple on the surface. You have aging, legacy software… Read More »7 App Modernization Must Dos [Checklist]
Domain-Driven Design (DDD) has garnered attention within modern software architecture for the past seventeen years, and for good reason. Focusing your design around business problems makes sense. But many organizations make a simple mistake in adopting DDD: making assumptions about the right business problem to… Read More »Business Process Management: the Foundation for Good Domain-Driven Design (DDD)
Metrics and measures are always on the agenda when Polaris works with organizations new to Agile. We introduce a new, future-proof way for them to get work completed, so it makes sense that the old means of measuring don’t necessarily apply anymore. If you’re looking… Read More »Measurement for the Modern Organization
From its glory days in the 1990s and 2000s to being the browser everyone loved to hate in more recent years, Internet Explorer (IE) has been through it all. After over two decades and with the new Chromium-based Edge gaining its own ground, Microsoft is… Read More »Are You Ready for a World Without Internet Explorer?
The cloud has dominated IT plans and budgets for years. As a result, 92% of organizations report that they have at least one application or portion of their computing environment in the cloud today, up from 73% in 2018. These organizations are migrating to the… Read More »Migrating to the Cloud: What Does It Mean Today?
Security matters. According to a survey conducted by Spiceworks, one in four enterprises are increasing 2020 IT spend due to a recent security incident, and 47% of companies of all sizes cite security concerns as a top reason for bumping up their IT budget. In… Read More »Azure Lighthouse: The Best Way To Manage Azure B2B Relationships
The demands on software development are higher than ever, as evidenced by Agile, Lean, DevOps, and the many philosophies and practices employed to optimize it. When faced with a challenging development project, IT or product leaders often start by seeking outside resources with the necessary… Read More »Software Development Teams vs. Staff Augmentation [Comparison Guide]
At Polaris, our enthusiastic adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) dates back before 2014. SAFe enables us to consistently deliver modern software solutions at budget and done right, on time, the first time. For our team coaching services, it means we’re advising you on… Read More »Updated for 2020: An Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®)
The application modernization services market is set to grow to $25 billion by 2025. At Polaris, we start the app mod process by looking at business priorities, not technology, as a means of ensuring resources go to the right place. But there’s another area of… Read More »How To Put People First in Application Modernization