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Impossible Software: The Copernican Shift to Autonomous Events and Eventual Consistency

Published: 11 May 2017

ID: G00324981

Analyst(s): Andy Kyte

Summary

The software world is going through revolutionary change. Many of the assumed axiomatic truths of the last 40 years are being disproved. Few application leaders have grasped the Copernican nature of this transformation. They had better get educated quickly — and then get their peers on board.

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Analysis

  • Prepare IT and Business for the Copernican Shift to Event-Centric IT
  • Create a Digital Business Intelligence and Education Team to Support IT Transformation
  • Transformation Demands Leadership and Organization

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