Phases of the modernization process - AWS Prescriptive Guidance

Phases of the modernization process

Modernizing your applications to meet customer demands and to take advantage of the changing technology landscape is critical to maintaining your organization’s competitive advantage and market share. A key strategy to meeting these business demands is to deliver both continued use and real value by converting aging applications to more modern architectures. Having a comprehensive understanding of the application’s details and its interrelationships with other systems is a critical step in performing application modernization.

The AWS approach to application modernization is iterative, and can be divided into three high-level phases—assess, modernize, and manage—as illustrated in the following diagram.

Phases of the application modernization process

The following sections discuss each phase in detail.