Gartner Research

Application Strategy and Governance Primer for 2016

Published: 18 January 2016

ID: G00292995

Analyst(s): Matthew Hotle , Paolo Malinverno , Bill Swanton


Application leaders face disruption of their organizations as they strive to shift to bimodal delivery. A Pace-Layered Application Strategy, cloud deployment and the provision of successful APIs still require strong governance and a clear strategic framework.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can application leaders and CIOs plan a strategy to move their organization into the new digital delivery paradigm?
    • How can organizations develop a set of strategies and governance policies to manage in a bimodal world?
    • How can organizations change their financing, demand management practices and organizational modes to live in the bimodal world?
    • How can organizations govern the use of APIs?

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