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How The AI Era Will Hollow Out Software Development

AI, Modern App Delivery, And Low-Code Are Remaking AD&D; Here's What's Coming

October 10, 2017


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In a world where jobs are under increasing threat from automation, working in the software industry has been a safe haven — particularly for developers. They are integral to building the technology that automates away administrative and repetitive jobs. Now, it's payback time. Low-code development platforms, continuous delivery, and artificial intelligence (AI) are disrupting established jobs in application development and delivery (AD&D), while introducing new roles and skills. This report outlines the trends and prepares your organization to thrive during the disruption.

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Table of Contents

  • The Hollowing Out Of Software Development
  • Three AD&D Disruptors Drive This Hollowing-Out Cycle
  • Mastery, Then Routinization, Of A Skill Presages Hollowing Out
  • AD&D Leaders Face A Labor Landscape That's Changing Now
  • How The Current App Dev Job Landscape Will Hollow Out
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  • Adapt Software Development To The AI Era
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