Why You Should Update Your Legacy Software

How to choose the right software development company

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Ah, legacy software. It’s that software that you invested in years ago. You had a business need and there wasn’t off-the-shelf software that could meet that need, so you created software that was exactly what you wanted.

When you first started using it, it was perfect. All the benefits you envisioned became true. All those frustrations and missed opportunities went away.

With each passing year, you began to notice that the software’s performance gradually declined. New opportunities also came along but your software wasn’t suited for it, so you probably adjusted some business processes to meet the opportunity, but you knew it was still not quite right. Then came mobile devices that provided you with the ability to serve your customers in unique ways, but your software was in no way built for that, so you adapted as best you could, but it was more frustrating than fruitful. Your workflow software was no longer making your work flow.

Aged software is another way to describe legacy software. For all the amazing things that software can do for us, it ages just like everything else. Just like some of the best things in life, software can age well. The key is having a team that uses the best technologies available and sticks around after the initial version of your software is developed.

Since your business and market changes over time, you need software that does the same. By replacing your legacy software with new tailor-made software:

  • You can make the experience for your users, whether they are customers or employees, painless and fast, and meet them where they are, on the web and mobile devices.
  • You can make use of efficiencies as you identify them.
  • You can scale your business by implementing new ideas that expand your products and services.

Do you have legacy software that you are ready to update? With our extensive expertise, we can work with you to define your goals and build the software that achieves them. Where we go from there is up to you.

Make the smart choice for your small business and partner with Cypress Mill Co. Speak with us today. There’s no obligation! Get in touch!

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