Architects, Executives & App Modernization Projects: Why Do They Fail?

Date: Thursday, August 4 at 11am PT / 2pm ET

A recent survey uncovered that 79% of application modernization projects fail. Jump into these findings reviewed by Moti Rafalin, CEO of vFunction, and Kelly Fitzpatrick, Senior Analyst at RedMonk. In this webinar, we will discuss the findings from both the architects' and executives' points of view.

In this webinar, you will discover:
  • Why app modernization projects fail
  • Insights on the biggest obstacles to modernization
  • Where architects and executives align - and how they see things differently
  • The secrets of successful app modernization projects

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About the presenters:

Moti Rafalin, CEO, vFunction

Moti Rafalin co-founded vFunction and serves as its CEO. He brings over 20 years of experience in the enterprise software market to his role, with a focus on infrastructure, applications, and security. Prior to co-founding vFunction, Moti co-founded and led WatchDox from inception until its acquisition by BlackBerry, growing the company over 20 consecutive quarters and establishing it as a leader in the secure enterprise mobility and collaboration space. Subsequently, he served as Senior Vice President at BlackBerry LTD.

Prior to co-founding WatchDox, he served as the General Manager of the Application Management Business at EMC. Moti served in the Israel Air Force where he led teams of engineers, technicians, and operational officers through cutting-edge technological projects. He is a graduate of the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.


Kelly Fitzpatrick, Senior Industry Analyst, RedMonk

KellyAnn Fitzpatrick is a Senior Industry Analyst at RedMonk, the developer-focused industry analyst firm. Having previously worked as a QA analyst, test & release manager, and tech writer, she has experience with containers, CI/CD, testing frameworks, documentation, and training. She has also taught technical communication to computer science majors at the Georgia Institute of Technology as a Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow.

Holding a Ph.D. in English from the University at Albany and a B.A. in English and Medieval Studies from the University of Notre Dame, KellyAnn’s side projects include teaching, speaking, and writing about medievalism (the ways that post-medieval societies reimagine or appropriate the Middle Ages), and running to/from donut shops.

Duration: 1 hour


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