Gartner Research

How Apps Will Impact the Management of Application Development

Published: 29 August 2013

ID: G00255098

Analyst(s): Brian Prentice


Apps, an emerging software construct that ties value to purposefulness, will have dramatic impacts for enterprise IT application leaders on design strategies, software life cycle management and funding arrangements.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • To optimize app design, application architects and designers will use personas instead of roles
  • RDM practices will have to be changed in order for AD teams to build and sustain successful apps
  • As apps proliferate in the enterprise, application leaders must fundamentally alter how they fund software projects

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