Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Application Development, 2013

Published: 02 January 2013

ID: G00239300

Analyst(s): Jim Murphy , David Smith , David Norton, Gordon Van Huizen, Ross Altman, Brian Prentice , Nathan Wilson , Ian Finley, Jim Duggan, Mark Driver , Ray Valdes, Thomas Murphy


Gartner's 2013 application development research will help AD leaders embrace mobile, social and cloud computing, and will help transform the AD organization from a cost center to a catalyst for business innovation.

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Key Issues

  • What people, processes and technologies are needed for the AD organization to better support business innovation?
  • How are application platforms and languages evolving and expanding to drive ROI from existing and new technology investments?
  • How are AD methodologies changing to improve IT responsiveness to the enterprise, and to support greater overall business agility?
  • How will SODA impact people, processes and technologies?
  • How is ALM evolving to support the enterprise software development life cycle?
  • How are software quality and testing evolving to be more agile, and to support mobile, social, cloud and information-centric AD?
  • What are the trends in enterprise adoption, use and best practices for mobile, social and context-aware AD?
  • What are the trends in enterprise adoption, use and best practices for Web and cloud AD?

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