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How to Fix the Software Engineering Resource Gap in I&O

Published: 05 July 2019

ID: G00383877

Analyst(s): Christopher Little , George Spafford


Many infrastructure and operations organizations lack the software engineering resources needed to leverage increasingly programmable infrastructure. To deliver value faster, I&O leaders must develop software engineering capabilities and foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Implement a Multifaceted Strategy to Develop SWE Competency in I&O
    • Strategies for Forming Platform Teams
  • Create a Shared Community Mindset Throughout the Product and Platform Teams
  • Foster a Culture of Continuous Organizational Learning

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