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Best Practices For Successful Application Modernization
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Modernizing applications has become a critical tactic for organizations that want to increase agility by optimizing and scaling business processes. But this is easier said than done. There are a number of challenges, including finding skilled practitioners to build the foundation for the new platform and understanding the nuances of different architectural options.

In this Techstrong Learning event facilitated by Techstrong Research GM Mike Rothman, and Faisal Afzal, nClouds and Maria Armstrong, AWS, will outline best practices to ensure your application modernization project provides substantial business value. The panelists will validate their perspectives using data gathered from a recent poll of the Techstrong Group audience.

Attendees will learn:

  • How to prioritize modernization activities
  • The importance of honestly evaluating internal modernization capabilities
  • When and why you should use cloud service providers

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Faisal Afzal
Solution Architect - nClouds
Faisal is a Solutions Architect and a Strategic Advisor at nClouds. He is responsible for providing guidance to nClouds clients around strategy, architecture, and implementation of modern technologies with focus on Cloud, Containers, DevOps, and Application Modernization. Over the course of his career, Faisal has designed and implemented emerging technologies and cloud native solutions across industries, including healthcare, digital media, and management consulting. Faisal and his family live in San Diego, CA and love to travel in their spare time. Faisal is also a Commercial Pilot and a Drummer. Faisal volunteers and works with the LA chapter of the Kubernetes Community Days organization, and is passionate about facilitating education and collaboration.
Maria Armstrong
NAMER GTM Partner Leader, Application Modernization - AWS
Maria Armstrong collaborates with AWS Partners to discover and enhance their unique Application Modernization expertise, enabling them to assist customers in unlocking the advantages of modern applications: increased agility, reduced total cost of ownership, increased developer efficiency, and an improved return on investment. Her leadership is driven by passion, guiding Partners to elevate their Application Modernization capabilities to new heights. With over 15 years of experience, a talent for forging meaningful connections, Maria’s relentless commitment to helping Partners Maximize their potential is truly inspiring. You might find her enthusiasm contagious in everything she does.
Mike Rothman
Chief Strategy Officer of Techstrong Group & GM of Techstrong Research
Mike Rothman is the GM of Techstrong Research, bringing 30+ years of experience as a research analyst and security leader. He is recognized as a voice of reason for business leaders in an often over-hyped and extremely complex security industry. For the past 10 years, his research has focused on cloud security and, most recently, DevSecOps and securing cloud-native environments. Rothman helps organizations navigate this disruptive migration without compromising information and infrastructure protection. Mike also serves as chief strategy officer for Techstrong Group and frequently appears at industry conferences and on the various Techstrong TV streaming video programs.