Is Your IT Job Safe? - Legacy Programmers
A recession could be just what it takes to get enterprises to expedite plans to move past systems that cost too much for what they are delivering.
"It is fairly clear to us that those that are the most vulnerable are involved in upgrading or maintaining assets that are beyond their period of depreciation, such as legacy systems."
The U.S. economy appears to be hovering on the edge of a downturn. Unlike the downturn in 2001, however, this one will not be tech-driven, but rather the result-