Gartner Research

How to Prepare for the Future of Applications

Published: 28 March 2019

ID: G00380952

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

Summary

Digital business has major consequences for application leaders and their organizations as the future application organization must exploit new delivery, governance and organization models. Begin your transformation now using these new concepts and techniques from Gartner’s latest research.

Table Of Contents
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • What You Need to Know

Insight From the Analyst

  • Application Leaders: Don’t Wait Around, Start Preparing for the Future Now

Executive Overview

  • Definition

Research Highlights

  • Budgets and Control Are Shifting From IT to Business Units
    • Related Research
  • User Experience Is a Challenging Discipline for Many Application Organizations
    • Related Research
  • Changing Culture Is the Hardest — but Also the Most Critical — Part of the Transformation
    • Related Research
  • Embrace New Technologies but Don’t Ignore What You Already Have
    • Related Research
    • Peer Perspectives
    • Key Initiatives for Continuous Insight

Related Priorities

Related Resources

  • Gartner Annual Executive Retreats for Applications Leaders
  • Webinars
  • Conferences
  • Articles
  • Peer Insights
  • Peer Connect

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