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Microservices And External APIs Underpin Digital Business

Firms With Digital Business Priorities Invest In Architecture For Agility

October 17, 2017

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  • By Randy Heffner
  • with Christopher Mines,
  • Amy Homan,
  • Andrew Reese

Why Read This Report

Digital transformation, APIs, and microservices all make headlines these days, and our data shows the relationship between them: Enterprises with top priorities like changing their business models or accelerating digital business are up to twice as likely to be investing in APIs and microservices. These key investments foster business agility, and agility is key to sustainable transformation. This report uses Forrester data to guide application development and delivery (AD&D) pros crafting architecture strategies to lead their organizations.

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Table of Contents

  • Business Change Is Difficult Without The Right Architecture
  • But The Right Architecture Is Not Easy To Achieve
  • Recommendations

  • Be Intentional About Architecting For Business Agility
  • Supplemental Material
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