Gartner Research

Application Development Strategies for Digital Business Primer for 2018

Published: 01 February 2018

ID: G00344078

Analyst(s): William Clark , Nathan Wilson , Jason Wong


Digital business demands new approaches to app development. Application leaders must deftly solve legacy app challenges, while infusing modern agile practices, design methodologies, disruptive technologies and a continuous quality mindset, to transform development strategies in the digital era.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can we accelerate digital business by scaling agile and DevOps methods and facilitating citizen development?
    • How do we exploit digital design methodologies to maximize the business value of apps and experiences?
    • How do we harness the continuous and ambient experience technologies, trends and tools disrupting our software development?
    • How can we shift to a continuous quality mindset in order to improve our software solutions and shorten cycles?

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  • Tools and Toolkits

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