Discovering a system modernization decision framework: a case study in migrating to distributed object technology

@article{Wallace1996DiscoveringAS,
  title={Discovering a system modernization decision framework: a case study in migrating to distributed object technology},
  author={Evan K. Wallace and Paul C. Clements and Kurt C. Wallnau},
  journal={1996 Proceedings of International Conference on Software Maintenance},
  year={1996},
  pages={185-195}
}
Many organizations face a serious challenge introducing new technologies into existing systems. Effective modernization requires knowing and articulating specific goals for the reengineering effort, conscious selection of technologies and technical approaches that can achieve those goals in the context of the class of system being upgraded, a staged migration plan, and an integration strategy to make in-hand components work under the newly adopted architecture. Although the study of… 

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