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2019 Planning Guide for Software Development and UX

Published: 05 October 2018

ID: G00361534

Analyst(s): Kirk Knoernschild , Bill Holz , Brad Dayley , Peter Hyde , Sean Kenefick , Danny Brian

Summary

Developing software with a high-quality user experience has never been easier. Technical professionals responsible for software development must embrace agile DevOps practices and modern technologies to compete and stay relevant.

Table Of Contents

Software Development and UX Trends

  • Great Development Talent Will Be Scarce
    • Planning Considerations
  • Urgency Will Grow for Participation in Broader Digital Ecosystems
    • Planning Considerations
  • DevOps and Extreme Automation Will Be Necessary to Enable True Quality and Speed of Delivery
    • Planning Considerations
  • Advancement of Web Application Development Technologies Will Reduce the Framework Footprint
    • Planning Considerations
  • Quality of UX in Consumer Applications Will Continue to Rise, and Applications With Poor UX Will Fail
    • Planning Considerations

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