Continuous Modernization: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Many organizations are held back by legacy applications and struggle to modernize and take advantage of the agility, scalability, and cost savings of cloud-native technologies. Join Lonnie Buchanan, Chief Architect and Executive Security Director at Veracity Solutions, as he drills down on what exactly a legacy application looks like today and why your organization should modernize.

In this session, we will cover:

  • Key insights of continuous modernization
  • Our iterative approach
  • Problems an organization may encounter and how to overcome them

A transcript of the webinar is available here.


Lonnie Buchanan

Chief Architect and Executive Security Director @ Veracity Solutions

Lonnie Buchanan is the Chief Architect at Veracity Solutions with an impressive background in management and business architecture. As an experienced thought leader in the space, he is committed to bridging the gap between business and technology to drive positive results. 

Lonnie got his start in the electric utility industry with MTU Data Systems where, as a co-founder of the company, he trained utility engineers through multimedia.  

From MTU, he made the leap to Rocky Mountain Health Plans, gaining his first experience in healthcare as Manager of Information Systems. This knowledge would serve him well, as it was just the start of a rewarding career in health-related industries. 

He soon joined SelectHealth, the health insurance provider division of Intermountain Healthcare, where he led the architecture team. It wasn’t long before he was named Director of Enterprise IS Architecture for the entire Intermountain Healthcare organization, overseeing both the enterprise architecture and Telehealth programs. His impact with Telehealth led the way for next-level patient/clinician interaction, and progressive technology-based, health-related servicesIn fact, the success of the program quickly gained popularity for saving the lives of countless children with complicated illnesses. 

Lonnie’s experience and ability to build relationships are just part of what drives his success. A North Carolina native, Lonnie served in the Navy before pursuing his first degree in Electronics Technology at Colorado Mesa University. He later received a second degree in theology and biblical studies from Liberty University. 

Beyond the workplace, Lonnie enjoys paying it forward, and actively participates with various charitable organizations. He currently sits on the board of Light the World Ministries, an organization that sponsors orphanages in Sierra Leone that care for young girls from extremely rural conditions. He is also an acting disaster relief chaplain for the Utah Idaho Southern Baptist Convention (UISBC).  

When he’s not working, Lonnie enjoys spending his time on his ranch with his wife of over 30 years, their four children, and their many animals. Whether personally or professionally, Lonnie makes a positive impact as he lives up to his favorite motto, “Making great things great.”