Episode 7: Balancing legacy systems and new development

01 Oct 2014

In this episode, we talk about the pros and cons of maintaining legacy systems versus engaging in new development, and then wrap up with some helpful tips to avoid straying too far in either direction.

Tips to keep the balance in balance

  1. Have a budget

  2. Focus on the problem

  3. Start with the most valuable third

  4. Set a date to re-evaluate

  5. Expect to miss some things

  6. Shoot for the right solution, not just the fast solution

  7. Keep your team on board

  8. Be open to new solutions at the proper time