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Succeeding as an Application Leader in 2023

Published: 05 September 2018

ID: G00353351

Analyst(s): Dennis Gaughan , Elizabeth Golluscio , Stefan Van Der Zijden

Summary

The effects of digital transformation have huge ramifications on the future of the application organization. New models of business engagement, different skills, advanced technology and a new approach to software delivery require a different kind of application leader to ensure success in 2023.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Budgets Are Shifting From IT to Business Units, So Application Leaders Have Less Control Over How Technology Is Selected
  • Changing Demographics, Variety of Technology and an Increasingly Global Workforce Require a Different Approach to Staffing and Skills Development
  • Traditional IT Operating Models Are Not Designed to Support the Pace of Change and Need to Continually Innovate

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