Journal of Universal Computer Science
Cloud systems have shifted traditional on-premise software products towards new and service oriented solutions. In order to adapt to this new trend, traditional software vendors are facing a necessary evolution towards service oriented software products. This software evolution is quite complex and full of problems. This paper presents lessons learned and the issues that emerged in a project aimed to adapt Meta 4' PeopleNet solution to adopt a cloud computing approach. This paper, designed as a two-step approach, presents a set of issues that are analyzed in this paper, namely: software evolution, software processes and technology and personnel issues.