Gartner Research

How to Make Bimodal Application Governance Work

Published: 26 July 2017

ID: G00322485

Analyst(s): David Norton, Matthew Hotle , Duy Nguyen , Neil Osmond, Bill Swanton

Summary

The ability to deliver new business functionality through bimodal development is gaining popularity among organizations that demand IT to be more agile while supporting the current applications landscape. Application leaders must embrace bimodal application governance to manage Modes 1 and 2 work.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Get Good at Mode 1 but Consider Tempo of Change and Duration
  • Verify You Know Which Mode You're Operating Under
  • Break Down Work Into Small Chunks to Ease Synchronization and Decrease Complexity
  • Identify the Touchpoints Between Modes 1 and 2
  • Determine Who Will Lead the Initiative

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