Modernization Platform Engineering

Build an Internal Developer Platform (IDP) for Modernization

build a modernization strategy
reduce backlog

Deploy a self-service modernization platform

Modernization platform engineering improves architect and developer experience and productivity by providing self-service capabilities through the vFunction Continuous Modernization Platform. AI-driven analysis and service creation automation provide a common, shared platform that accelerates product teams’ technical debt remediation and modernization initiatives. Continuous modernization platform engineering implements reusable tools, standardizes best practices, and enables self-service capabilities for application architects and developers across the enterprise.

Reduce and manage your application modernization backlog

Large backlogs of application modernization stories and tasks create a major drag on modernization efforts and progress. Organizations are never truly able to unlock the full power of digital transformation until a majority of their legacy applications have made progress towards adopting cloud native architectures. vFunction provides an automated, self-service modernization platform that can be applied across all your Java and .NET applications. Application cycle times accelerate, deployments become more frequent, licensing costs decrease, and development teams can tap into the most modern tools, devops patterns, CI/CD pipelines, and corporate architectural standards.

prioritize modernization

assess technical debt

Score and track architectural technical debt across applications

vFunction continuous modernization platforms can be adopted locally for product and application teams to pinpoint and fix architectural drift issues. vFunction can automatically roll-up and track aggregate technical debt remediation and drift reduction progress across the application estate.  This will help identify trends and hotspots across applications based on the projected ease of refactoring, work required, speed, and architecture. vFunction automatically creates complexity assessment reports for each application to determine ease and readiness for modernization.

Create a standard, repeatable refactoring process

Legacy application modernization projects often get stuck. The first “Newton” law of application modernization states that applications adrift stay adrift unless compelled to change their state by the action of an external force. vFunction provides the stimulus or spark that helps application teams move forward using automation and analytics that create a repeatable pattern and set of best practices that can be commonly applied across all your applications.

modernize java applications

avoid lift and shift disappointments

Improve developer experience at an architectural level

The modernization developer experience is terrible: complex, tedious, risky, and slow. The cognitive load to manage architectural technical debt is untenable without tooling and observability. All applications benefit from baselining their architectures and implementing best practices for detecting architectural drift. Modernization platform engineering applies architectural observability to make this easier, introducing domain-driven modernization stories into the agile process. vFunction breaks the monolithic modernization problem down into manageable tasks and stories that can create a viable modernization backlog and enables progress spring by sprint, release by release.

Enterprise visibility, local empowerment

How do you track and measure your full application modernization program? vFunction dashboards provide an executive summary of the progress of all applications being refactored, throughout the full end-to-end process. With a modernization platform engineering program, you can kick off multiple assessments, drill into each application, view service creation progress, and track microservices creation results.

manage and control your modernization program

Monitor, manage, and modernize your software architecture with the vFunction Architectural Observability Platform