Aberdeen Group report on Migrating from VB6 to .NET

Aberdeen Group have created a new report “Migrating from VB6 to .NET: The challenge of software agility in a volatile economy

Some bits that stood out for me:

  • 50% will migrate all the applications, 36% will migrate some (86% in total will migrate)
  • “Best in class” understand the importance of external migration services and tools - 30%+ in each category
  • 14% of organisations said their entire environment is VB6 based.
  • For those who will NOT migrate to VB.NET:
    • 62% will migrate to C#
    • 10% Other .NET languages
    • 16% Java (tut tut)
    • 12% Other none .NET