The Top Five Changes For Application Development In 2010
After The Recession, The New Normal Will Remain "Lean And Mean"
January 4, 2010
Why Read This Report
Niccolò Machiavelli said it best: "Never waste the opportunities created by a good crisis." Over the past year, the Great Recession has forced everyone in IT to think differently about where to cut costs and what projects and tactics are still worthy of investment. So what are those opportunities for application development professionals? Forrester recommends that application development professionals make five key changes in 2010: 1) embrace cloud as an emerging platform; 2) find your inner startup; 3) favor flexibility and cost over platform loyalty; 4) become passionate about user experience; and 5) find and coach your talent. Your overall goal: Become lean and mean so you'll be ready to move as the Great Recession wanes, thus leaving no doubt of your development team's contribution to improving business efficiency and driving increased revenue.
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Table of Contents
- The New Normal Is Lean And Mean
- Five Changes Yield Lean And Mean Development
WHAT IT MEANS
- App Dev Shops Are On A Journey To A New Normal That Is Lean And Mean
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