Adopting a new development approach and set of tools, especially one involving modifying existing systems, is often associated with long evaluation cycles and prototyping exercises, lengthy developer ramp-up times, and difficulties around how to set up and configure test environments. This drawn-out process often consumes IT resources that could be better leveraged elsewhere.
However, the IBM Enterprise Modernization Sandbox can help, explains Saleem Padani, go-to-market manager for IBM Enterprise Modernization. Through online trial sandboxes, IBM provides a mix of full-version software trials and “try-online” hosted environments to explore tutorials and get process guidance. To learn more, IBM Systems Magazine spoke with Padani, who has more than 20 years of enterprise architecture, service delivery, solution marketing and business experience in product and application development.