Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Application Development, 2015

Published: 06 January 2015

ID: G00270663

Analyst(s): Maritess Sobejana, Magnus Revang , Mark Driver , Matthew Hotle , Nathan Wilson , Thomas Murphy , David Smith , Jim Duggan, Joachim Herschmann , Brian Prentice , Van Baker , David Norton , Ray Valdes


Gartner's 2015 application development research will help application development leaders embrace mobile, social and cloud computing, and help transform the application development 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 can enterprises take best advantage of both current and emerging digital delivery channels?
  • How are AD methodologies changing to improve IT responsiveness to the enterprise, and to support greater overall business agility?
  • How are application platforms, frameworks and languages evolving and expanding to drive ROI from existing and new technology investments?
  • How is ADLM and software quality and testing evolving to support more agile and DevOps approaches required by digital business?

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