Be Better Than Best-Guess Development

Forrester IT

Developers sometimes feel as though they work in the dark, writing code, pushing updates, and delivering features but remaining detached from the customers they serve. agile application development & delivery application development methodologies application development processes & tools customer experience development & operations (DevOps) development platforms web development AD&D Agile application development Customer Experience (CX) Developers software

10 Steps to Develop Applications with Embedded Analytics

Social, Agile and Transformation

Designing and developing data-driven applications has to go through a modified agile planning, discovery, and user experience design compared to traditional applications. Because the data is an input to the design and development process! agile data agile planning big data customer experience data management data scientist innovation product management software development software qa

Forrester Online Survey: Organize To Deliver And Manage Application Transformation

Forrester IT

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Help Rogue IT Go Legit With Citizen Development Platforms

Forrester IT

application development & delivery low-code platforms citizen developer low-code development platformMeet Ray. He’s the director of loan operations at a bank – and he’s running out of patience. It takes ages to process customer requests, find customer info, and decide on loans. His team is doing the best it can but is demoralized by poor customer reviews and lost deals. After asking central IT for […].

Sysadmins: You're All Developers Now

Forrester IT

In the age of the customer, admins need to be just as dynamic as their developer brethren. In other words, you need to become a developer. While you will learn much of this from developers, you will also impress on them key sysadmin principles like standardization, dependability, and security. In fact, the final evolution of this exchange is application and operations developers joining forces in a powerful mind-meld of talent. application management.

6 must-have skills of modern web application developers

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Web application development is quickly becoming more complex. What skills must modern web application developers now possess? photo credit: geralt via pixabay cc In the past, application development had more of a specialized focus.

4 Reasons Why Citizen Developers May Be The Next Big Thing in Application Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

I must be behind the times because last week was the first time I heard the term "Citizen Developer", a term Gartner defines as a user who creates new business applications for consumption by others using. development and runtime environments sanctioned by corporate IT. They are referring to a business user and not a software developer in IT, and are careful to distinguish this from Rogue-IT. innovation organizational change software development

IT Applications: How to Hire a ‘Digital-Ready’ Developer

CEB IT

Faced with a line-up of eager applicants, and after a day of repetitive interviews, it’s never been easy for managers to predict which job candidate will actually be the most successful in the job that’s up for grabs. For IT applications teams that develop software in-house for large companies, this proportion is likely to rise in the next few years. Two approaches from applications teams in CEB’s network will help.

The Future of Operations: A Developer

Forrester IT

The management of your estate mandates that system administrators (sysadmins) quickly acquire skill sets common among Agile development and operations (DevOps) [ii] professionals. If You Create, You Develop - We're All Developers Now. Development & Operations (DevOps).

Autonomous Testing Is Like Autonomous Driving: The AI Needs Human Assistance

Forrester IT

Google and Uber, among others, are aiming to develop level 5 cars, but […]. The US Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has defined a scale to describe the autonomous capabilities that self-driving cars have — i.e., their levels of automation.

How Low Code Benefits Application Development

Information Week

Low code platforms can speed up application development and increase the size of your pool of developers

How to Build a Business Case for Application Modernization

CEB IT

With change comes hesitation and discomfort in moving to the next phase, particularly with application modernization. Application leaders often struggle to develop a successful business case when it comes to modernizing their application portfolios. The mistake most often made in most IT modernization proposals is pushing for every application to be modernized immediately. Recommendations for application leaders.

5 enterprise web application development trends to watch in 2018

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As digital technologies transform the business landscape, web development becomes increasingly important. In the near future, those who keep up with changing development trends will have an advantage over those who don’t. Developer focus shifts to security.

The B2B Analytics Portfolio: Untapped Competencies To Develop Now

Forrester IT

analytics applications B2B B2B insightsThis past year, I attended Forrester’s Data Strategy & Insights 2018 Forum. As I sat down to breakfast on the first day, I joined two attendees from a multinational package delivery and supply chain management company.

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Viv.ai and Developers

Forrester IT

My focus is on Application Development and Delivery (AD&D) professionals, so I thought I'd update you on what all of this means to them. Well, that's the special sauce that will be very interesting for developers. The knowledge Viv uses to deliver on voice requests is directly driven by direct input from developers. Application Development. mobileapps Application Development Application Development

Complete a week-long development project in 2 hours

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: We’ve started a new video series in which we walk you through full development projects from start-to-finish using the m-Power Development Platform. If you could take a week-long development project and complete it in 2 hours, would you like to know how?

Makers and Marketers

Forrester IT

application development & delivery application development methodologies application development processes & tools augmented reality development platforms internet of things (IoT) mobile application development Agile CX developer IoTFall means that software conference season is in full swing, and that I’m on the road more that I’m off it.

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Cisco Invites Cloud Application Developers Into Intercloud Fray

Data Center Knowledge

Company is adding cloud applications into the mix with a new marketplace of Intercloud-ready apps and APIs for developing apps in the world of hyper-distributed IT Read More. Cisco Cloud Computing

FlexDeploy Loves APEX : Source Application from Development Environment

Flexagon

Oracle Application Express (APEX) is a popular application development tool and is also used to develop custom extensions for Oracle E-Business Suite. The post FlexDeploy Loves APEX : Source Application from Development Environment appeared first on Flexagon.

Embrace DBaaS to Speed Up Mobile App Development

CTOvision

As enterprises work to rapidly embrace the mobile revolution, both for their workforce and to engage more deeply with their customers, the pressure is on for IT to support the tools needed by their application developers. Mobile application developers are working with a massive variety of technologies and platforms, but one trend that stands out is the rapid adoption of NoSQL database engines and the use of Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platforms and services to run them.

Developers: Will AI Run You Out Of Your Job?

Forrester IT

Actually, if you are or were a developer, you've probably already written or used software programs that can generate other software programs. Application Development. AI Application Development Application Development Cognitive Quality Testing artificial intelligence automated testing cognitive computingMuch has been written about how artificial intelligence (AI) will put white-collar workers out of a job eventually.

IT Applications: How to Create a Culture of Quality

CEB IT

Over the past several years, those in charge of IT applications teams have emphasized the need for their staff to be as quick as possible in getting applications in to day-to-day use. But this mindset can lead to low quality applications development and time-consuming rework.

Unconventional Metrics for IT Applications Portfolio Investment

CEB IT

One of the perennial jobs for IT applications teams who develop and maintain in-house software applications is to manage the portfolio of existing apps used by the company. And what separates the good from bad investment decisions in the applications budget is economic insight.

Free beer! Now Amazon has cloud developers' attention

David Linthicum

You know the hunt for developers is getting tough when free beer enters the equation. Amazon.com will reopen a "pop-up loft" in downtown San Francisco this fall to give developers a place to learn more about Amazon Web Services. Cloud Computing IT Jobs Application Development Cloud Computing read more.

Modern Software Development - Why Less Code is More

Social, Agile and Transformation

Are you seeing better or worse code coming from developers today?" "I I'm not just talking about low code platforms that can enable software developers and citizen developers to build entire applications with relatively. agile software development citizen development software development software qaLast week I participated in a panel, "The Future of Software" at the Northeast Javascript conference and was asked a question about code quality.

How to Implement Agile on Lowcode and aPaaS Development Platforms

Social, Agile and Transformation

A colleague and friend recently asked me whether agile practices were appropriate when managing development on lowcode or aPaaS (application Platform as a Service) technologies. These higher level languages enable developers to write a class of applications faster and maintain them easier by providing development environments, programming constructs, and other tools.

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Red Hat Acquisition Gives IBM A Much-Needed Booster Shot Of Open Source And Cloud DNA

Forrester IT

application development & delivery hybrid application development hybrid cloudYesterday, IBM announced its intention to purchase Red Hat for $34B.

Customer Obsession Will Remake App-Development Tools

Forrester IT

Application-development leaders shifting to modern techniques are like acrobats performing above a flimsy net. The tools and technologies they need to support the planning, execution, and evaluation of customer-focused applications just aren't widely available yet. The biggest gaps are in portfolio management, test-and-learn development environments, and digital application platforms. Application Development

IT Applications: Three Questions You Should Ask About the Applications Portfolio

CEB IT

For IT applications teams – whose job it is to develop software for a company in-house – this focus on digitization gives them a great opportunity to discuss the applications portfolio roadmap.

Low-Code Development 101: Understanding the Basics

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Application development has long been a problem facing both the IT department and the business units. The IT department gets overwhelmed with new application requests. Today, we explore the concept of “low-code development”, and explain how it helps address this problem.

IT Applications: 3 Changes Needed to Run Agile at Scale

CEB IT

Most applications teams have brought in coaches and new tools to help them and nearly half are trying to implement enterprise frameworks like SAFe , according to CEB data.

12 Warning Signs of Bad Application Architecture

Social, Agile and Transformation

cio cloud computing it management software development software qaAt a #CIOChat this weekend we were asked about warning signs for bad architecture. Here was my quick response capturing just a tweet-sized summary of architecture that "smells bad" - Too slow making biz needs. Too difficult/complex to explain to new technologists. Lack of defined integration process (closed system). Can’t be deployed to the cloud. Performance or stability issues. #.

At Build 2018, Microsoft Augments Developers With AI And Open Source

Forrester IT

Microsoft (MS) is making it easier for its huge worldwide development community, encompassing enterprises, partners, and single developers to infuse AI vision, speech, language processing and more in applications building. agile application development methodologies artificial intelligence (AI) Agile Agile+DevOps AI Cognitive Developers DevOps microsoft

5 signs that you need a low-code development platform

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Do your development projects drag on for months? Learn how a low-code development platform will help solve these problems. I’ve noticed a fair amount of confusion surrounding the idea of low-code development platforms. Development projects drag on for months.

The Perils of Citizen Developers

Social, Agile and Transformation

Hundreds or thousands of undocumented disparate applications that don't share data or design patterns. agile software development cio citizen development cloud computing enterprise 2.0 it management organizational change software developmentMile wide spread sheets. String parsers that break when unrecognized characters are passed to it. Rapid fire queries that kill database performance. Forms that permit SQL injection.