Any non-startup or digitally born company has built up legacy 'technology debt' that limits success as a digital business. The costs of a brittle architecture are enumerated in higher maintenance dollars, greater risk of failure, and limited future use.
For many organizations, it is time to build a foundation for the future and thereby, eliminate one of the biggest drags on time to market. For this reasons, business modernization is an agenda item for CIOs and their enterprise architects. However, how do you tie modernization to the business agenda and prove the business value of making the investment. This is the question that I asked the #CIOChat.