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Accelerate Microservices Adoption Via Better Developer-Architect Collaboration

Developers Say That They Benefit From Architecture Done Well

April 15, 2020

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  • By Randy Heffner
  • with Christopher Mines,
  • Julia Caldwell,
  • Abigail Livingston,
  • Kara Hartig

Why Read This Report

Microservices show great promise for fostering business agility. The biggest challenge is skills, specifically those related to scaling microservice delivery across teams of mainstream developers. To do so, organizations must abandon patchwork solution design in favor of holistic digital business design and software architecture for innovation. This report uses data from Forrester's annual developer survey to show application development and delivery pros how success with microservices results from developer-architect collaboration around the right patterns and design models.

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Table of Contents

  • Microservices Have A Larger-Than-Usual Skills Gap
  • Build A Path From High-End Skills To Mainstream Skills
  • Recommendations

  • Accelerate Microservices With Collaboration And Business Design
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents