Signs You Need to Migrate and Modernize your Legacy Product
July 11, 2020
You have a magnificent product which was a prime driver of business and revenue at one point in time. But, in recent times, you have observed that your product is no more yielding the results it once did, and your business is struggling.
With the constant change in customer needs and increase in competition, legacy systems and products fail to make a mark in the cluttered market. So, how do you know that it is high time you need to adopt product engineering services and modernize your legacy product? This blog will take you through five major signs that indicate that your product requires re-engineering.
Your prospects are no longer interested in buying your product
When your product performance analytics reveal that your customers discard it for other product options, or when your sales are dropping, or your leads are not enough, your product needs a technical facelift. Know that it is time to deploy new and advanced frameworks and run frantic promotion campaigns across social platforms and other channels to win back lost customers.
Your product is dependent on manual interventions
The time required by a product to capture the attention of prospects and make a credible impression on them determines its success or failure. If you still use manual means to manage warehouse processes, user details, inventory, e-commerce channels, shipment information, profit, and loss accounts, etc., your product will experience a downfall. It is an era of personalized and contemporary user experience, and your product needs to use digital methods and technologies to eradicate manual methods of delivering satisfactory user experiences.
Your product performance is an all-time low
For your product to flourish in this digitally disrupted era, it must embrace change and keep pace with time, appeal the modern customers and penetrate potentially rewarding segments and innovative paradigms. For this, your product needs to have robust systems that can consistently integrate with high-end technology frameworks. Make your system scalable, agile, customizable, and receptive to changes by upgrading with technology.
Report management is getting crucial
If you are constantly struggling to manage your reports due to limitations in your legacy product, then it is time to upgrade your system. You must migrate to a technologically superior and streamlined system that can solve all your challenges for optimal report management.
Where to Start?
Product modernization and migration is not as easy a task as it seems. It is rather the most crucial decision for any business, as it involves cost, effort, and risk. So, to make your project migration successful, you can take the support of a technology and digital transformation partner.
The ideal traits you need to look for while hiring a technology partner are as follows:
Good experience in implementing migration projects
Ready to take responsibility for migrating the products
Risk tackling methods in place
Transparent processes with visibility of the overall development process
Engaging with an experienced and well-versed partner gives you a head start, so you can focus on strategic goals and market needs. At Gateway Digital, we have helped established companies, startups, ISVs, and enterprises build 100+ products and migrated 80+ product in the past two decades. To know more, get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.