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CIO Perspectives On App Dev: We Need New Approaches To Deliver Applications Faster

October 6, 2011

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Many CIOs are on the hot seat to innovate by delivering increasingly critical applications more quickly. To keep up with the accelerated pace of business, CIOs and application development and delivery leaders must re-evaluate how they develop and deliver applications. Forrester interviewed 15 CIOs to learn how they are coping with this challenge. Successful CIOs advise moving beyond being just an order taker by pragmatically eliminating complexity, introducing Agile where appropriate, and anticipating critical business needs.

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Table of Contents

  • Demand Exceeds Capacity
  • CIOs Think Application Development Is Too Slow And Ineffective
  • CIOs Must Also Deliver Applications That Satisfy Users
  • CIOs See Application Development Facing Several Obstacles
  • CIOs Advise: Be Pragmatic, Do Agile, And Eliminate Complexity And Redundancy

  • To Get Faster, Move Beyond Just Being An Order Taker

  • Application Delivery Is Not Changing Fast Enough
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