Application Modernization

Updating current apps and data to a cloud-first model.
This program entails capabilities, reference architectures, and best practices to leverage various Microsoft and Azure services for customers. It also helps customers adapt the latest Modern services, enabling them to succeed on their digital transformation journey.

What is Application Modernization?​

Application Modernization is the process of updating organizational processes, systems, and tools to the most appropriate versions or best practises which may be achieved using cloud capabilities.​

Why do organizations need Application Modernization?

Modernizing apps using microservices architecture and cloud components, can be deployed and scaled very efficiently with increased agility. It can help organizations stay competitive and relevant in today’s fast-paced digital environment.​
Reduction in development
Faster ‘App-to-Market’ Time
Reduction in IT Admin Operations
“Customer app on Azure was able to generate $168K in new business in the first year”
Reduction in application maintenance cost
Increase in Revenue
Reduction in development costs​

What all does application modernization includes?


  • Power BI​
  • Azure Application Insights​
  • Azure Synapse Analytics​


  • Power Automate​​​
  • ​​Robotic Process Automation ​(RPA)​


  • PowerApps​​
  • Microservices
  • Cloud Database Management​​​

Cloud Native

  • Azure Cloud Capabilities​​​
  • Data Warehouse and Data Lakes
  • Transforming Data​


  • With Legacy Apps (SAP, Salesforce, IBM, etc.)​​
  • Microsoft native integrations​
  • Data Engineering Processes​​
  • Other API integrations


  • Artificial Intelligence​​
  • Machine Learning​​
  • Building Chatbots​​​​

Multiple Touchpoints

  • Accessibility​​​​
  • Multiple Channels ​(Teams/SharePoint, WhatsApp, Slack, Telegram, etc. )

Scalable & Agile

  • DevOps​​
  • CI/CD Pipeline​​​
  • Versioning Maintenance​​


  • Multi-factor Authentication​​
  • API Management​​​​
  • Identity and Access Management​​​​​

User Experience

  • Accessibility​​​​​
  • Usability​
  • Flow Optimization​
  • Design Thinking
  • User Interface Enhancement


Enhanced Learning

Student’s learning experience can be improved by adding features like personalized learning experiences, easy communication between students and teachers, and collaborative learning.


Application modernization can make digital learning materials more accessible to everyone, including students with disabilities, by adding features like closed captions, audio descriptions, and screen readers.

Student Engagement

Modernizing educational systems can help enhance student engagement, for example, implementing virtual and augmented reality technologies can help students visualize and explore complex concepts.

Data-Driven Insights

Application modernization can enable educational institutions to collect and analyze data about student performance, engagement, and learning outcomes, leading to better learning outcomes

Online Assessments and Grading

Using Azure Machine Learning and Azure Cognitive Services, educational institutions can develop automated grading systems, analyze student responses, and provide personalized feedback.

Digital Transformation & Predictive Maintenance

For example, implementing an IoT-based energy management system can help monitor energy consumption and optimize operations in real-time. Azure IoT Hub and Azure Stream Analytics, energy companies can collect and analyze data from IoT devices, predict equipment failures, and improve maintenance schedules.

Renewable Energy Management

Modernizing energy systems can help monitor and manage renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind farms, more efficiently. Azure IoT Central and Azure Time Series Insights, energy

Enhanced Safety & Security of Data

Modernizing energy systems can help improve safety by enabling real-time monitoring of equipment and processes. For example, implementing a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system can help monitor and control processes remotely, reducing the risk of accidents.

Customer Experience

Upgrading mobile banking apps with new features like biometric authentication and real-time notifications can provide users with a more secure and convenient banking experience.

Renewable Energy Management

Application modernization can enable businesses to keep pace with emerging technologies, for example, implementing AI-powered chatbots in customer service applications can improve response times and reduce operational costs.

Data Analytics

Collect and analyze data about customer behavior, transactions, and preferences, leading to better decision-making and improved customer engagement.

Security & Fraud Detection

Modernizing BFSI systems can help improve security by implementing secure authentication and access control mechanisms. Implementing Azure security related components can help ensure secure and transparent transactions, reducing the risk of data breaches and cyber-attacks.

Operational Efficiency

Implementing RPA can help automate routine tasks, reducing the need for manual intervention.

Citizen Services

Improving citizen services by implementing digital channels, such as mobile applications and online portals. Chatbots and Virtual Assistants can help provide instant support to citizens.

Smart City Implementation

Modernizing government systems can help implement Smart City technologies to improve quality of life and sustainability in urban areas. By implementing IoT devices and data analytics, government organizations can optimize energy consumption.

Data-Driven Decision Making

Modernizing government systems can help promote data-driven decision-making by enabling the collection and analysis of citizen and operational data. By analyzing this data, government organizations can identify trends and patterns, improving policy-making and resource allocation.

Open Data

Modernizing government systems can help promote open data initiatives, allowing citizens to access government data and create innovative solutions. By implementing APIs and open data platforms, government organizations can enable collaboration and innovation among citizens and private sector partners


Modernizing government systems can help personalize services for citizens, tailoring them to individual needs and preferences. By leveraging AI and data analytics, government organizations can provide more relevant and timely services, improving overall citizen satisfaction.

Patient Monitoring

By leveraging Azure IoT Hub and Azure Stream Analytics, healthcare providers can monitor patients remotely and proactively identify potential health issues.

Analytics and Insights

Modernizing healthcare systems with Microsoft Azure Cloud can help improve data analytics and insights, enabling better decision-making and performance optimization.

Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

By implementing Azure Security and Azure Active Directory, healthcare providers can achieve better data protection, access control, and regulatory compliance.

Precision Medicine

By leveraging Azure Machine Learning and Azure Cognitive Services, healthcare providers can analyze and interpret genomic data, identify potential drug targets, and predict treatment outcomes.


By implementing Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Media Services, healthcare providers can conduct virtual consultations, store medical images and records, and share information securely.

Medical Research

By leveraging Azure Data Analytics Services and Azure Machine Learning, researchers can analyze large volumes of medical data, identify patterns and trends, and develop new hypotheses.

Predictive Maintenance

Manufacturers can monitor equipment health in real-time and proactively schedule maintenance using Azure IoT Hub and Azure Stream Analytics

Cloud-Based Quality Control

Machine Learning can help manufacturers can achieve better quality control through real-time monitoring and analysis of production data.

Supply Chain Optimization

Using Azure Machine Learning and Azure Cognitive Services, manufacturers can achieve better supply chain planning, demand forecasting, and inventory management.

Digital Twins

By leveraging Azure Digital Twins, manufacturers can simulate production scenarios and optimize performance, reduce waste, and improve efficiency.

Cloud-Based Content Delivery

By leveraging Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) and Azure Media Services, media and entertainment organizations can achieve greater scalability, faster content delivery, and lower latency.

Immersive Experiences

By leveraging Azure Mixed Reality Services and Azure Spatial Anchors, media and entertainment organizations can achieve greater engagement, interactivity, and storytelling.

AI-Powered Content Personalization

By leveraging Azure Cognitive Services, media and entertainment organizations can achieve better insights into audience preferences, behavior, and content consumption patterns.

Serverless Microservices Architecture

By implementing Azure Functions and Azure Logic Apps, media and entertainment organizations can achieve better cost optimization, scalability, and faster development cycles.

Cloud-Based Digital Asset Management

By leveraging Azure Blob Storage, Azure Data Lake Storage, and Azure Search, media and entertainment organizations can achieve better content storage, retrieval, and distribution across multiple channels.

Analytics and Insights

By leveraging Azure Data Analytics Services, media and entertainment organizations can achieve better data processing, storage, and visualization.

Improved customer experience

With modern applications, retailers can provide personalized recommendations to customers, optimized search results, and seamless checkout experiences, resulting in higher customer satisfaction and retention.

Enhanced inventory management​

Modernizing inventory management applications can help retailers to optimize stock levels, prevent stock-outs, and reduce costs associated with overstocking.

Data-driven decision-making

Modern applications can collect and analyze vast amounts of data to provide insights that enable retailers to make informed business decisions and improve operational efficiency.

Omni-channel retailing

Modernizing retail applications can enable retailers to provide seamless experiences across online and offline channels, providing customers with a cohesive experience and driving sales.

Enhanced security

Modern applications can leverage advanced security measures such as encryption and multi-factor authentication to secure sensitive customer data and protect against cyber threats.

Improved Scalability and Agility

Azure’s cloud-based infrastructure allows telecommunications companies to scale their applications up or down based on changing customer demands. This scalability can help them handle surges in traffic, improve their application performance, and deliver better customer experiences.

Reduced Costs​

By migrating their applications to Azure, telecommunications companies can take advantage of the platform’s pay-as-you-go pricing model. This pricing model allows them to pay only for the resources they use, thereby reducing their overall IT costs.

Enhanced Security

Azure offers robust security features that can help telecommunications companies protect their applications and data from cyber threats. This includes features such as network security groups, Azure Security Center, and Azure Active Directory.

Improved Developer Productivity

Azure provides a range of tools and services that can help developers build, test, and deploy applications quickly and efficiently. This can help telecommunications companies speed up their time-to-market for new services and applications.

Integration with Other Azure Services

Azure offers a wide range of services, such as AI and machine learning, IoT, and data analytics, that can help telecommunications companies gain insights, optimize their operations, and deliver more personalized experiences to their customers.

Improved Supply Chain Visibility

Azure’s cloud-based infrastructure allows transportation and logistics companies to gather, store, and analyze data from various sources, providing end-to-end visibility into their supply chain operations. This can help them make more informed decisions and optimize their logistics processes.

Enhanced Customer Experiences

Azure enables transportation and logistics companies to deliver more personalized experiences to their customers by using AI and machine learning to analyze customer data and provide tailored recommendations. This can help increase customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Reduced Costs

By modernizing their applications with Azure, transportation and logistics companies can reduce their IT costs by taking advantage of the platform’s pay-as-you-go pricing model. This pricing model allows them to pay only for the resources they use, thereby reducing their overall IT costs.

Improved Asset Management

Azure’s IoT capabilities can help transportation and logistics companies track their assets in real-time, enabling them to optimize their asset utilization, reduce maintenance costs, and improve asset lifecycle management.

Improved Collaboration

Azure provides various collaboration tools and services that can help transportation and logistics companies improve communication and collaboration between different teams and stakeholders, enabling them to work more efficiently and effectively.

What are the benefits of application modernization ?

Now more than ever where businesses are fighting for every dollar in this market, capitalizing on technology advancement and enhanced functionality to gain a competitive edge. Modernizing your applications gives your company the edge it needs to stay competitive.

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