Chapter 5. Testing Application Compatibility
Understanding Compatibility 140
Choosing the Best Tool 141
Understanding the ACT 145
Planning for the ACT 148
Preparing for the ACT 153
Collecting Compatibility Data 157
Analyzing Compatibility Data 158
Rationalizing an Application Inventory 167
Testing and Mitigating Issues 169
Additional Resources 178
Application compatibility is often a deployment-blocking issue. It's also the issue that most deployment projects focus on the least—until things begin to fall apart. By focusing on application compatibility early, you can better ensure a successful deployment project.
Three common reasons that application compatibility blocks operating-system deployment are fear, uncertainty, and doubt. Companies simply ...