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Reinventing How Teams Deliver Software as Products for the Digital World

Published: 10 May 2017

ID: G00311459

Analyst(s): Mike Gilpin , Richard Marshall


Application leaders responsible for digital business are embracing the product model to maximize digital value. As their application spending evolves to a hybrid of projects and products, they must reinvent their organization's delivery of software to gain maximum benefit from the product model.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • As organizations deliver digital experiences from hybrid portfolios of projects and products, application leaders need a new way to manage the flow of value; one that is not tied to application purchases or project deliveries, but is a continuous value stream managed as "lean" IT
  • As IT leaders apply the principles and approaches of lean to IT, application leaders must learn new ways to govern and articulate the business value of their hybrid portfolios, reconciling an impedance mismatch across bimodal elements

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