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How Application Modernization is Transforming the Retail Sector

Melissa Cotton

Large big-box retailers that have been in business for any length of time may have started with one or two locations. Whether their expansion occurred at a steady pace, or they experienced explosive growth, it’s likely they didn’t evolve their business applications and infrastructure simultaneously. Added to the pain of maintaining and upgrading legacy applications was the new challenge of running an e-commerce division that required 24/7 availability and real-time inventory management to display product availability in a mobile app. Finally, the expansion of physical locations may have led to a statewide, regional, national or worldwide footprint, producing a massive…

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