IT faces two realities: a legacy environment and a digital environment. When your company commits to a digital future, your legacy environment doesn’t go away. But adopting a bimodal strategy is not successful. Here’s the reality: digital transformation is a game changer that requires changing your business model; therefore, you must drive change into both environments.
A company’s legacy environment is mature, sedimented and complex with many layers of technologies, applications and processes that are interrelated. It is also overspread with the company’s culture and its organizational structure.