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Applications 2024: How Application Leaders Should Prepare Their Organizations to Remain Relevant and Highly Effective

Published: 11 January 2019

ID: G00382841

Analyst(s): Deacon D.K Wan , Paul Saunders


As enterprise applications adapt to the needs of the digital world, application leaders must develop new team skills, values and approaches to delivering these applications. This report shows them how to ensure continued relevancy and success through 2024.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Build Team Skills Supportive of Business-Centric Strategy, Vision and Customer Focus by Taking a Product Approach to Development
    • Vision and Customer Focus
  • Make Diversity a Core Objective and Look Beyond Traditional Sources of Talent to Build More Effective Teams
    • Partner With Educational Institutions to Innovate
  • Pursue Design Thinking to Foster a Culture Within Application Teams That Sees Things From the Customer’s Perspective
  • Adopt Product-Based Budgeting and Support Rapid Business Change

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