Whereas application development and lifecycle management have only been popular in a select few areas of the public and private sectors, virtually all types of organizations are beginning to recognize the potential benefits of deploying these strategies.
Project failure has been at the center of many corporate decision-makers’ frustration in the past few decades, as such a high percentage of objectives will never be met because of various hiccups, a lack of adequate support and other issues.
Application lifecycle management continues to become a more mission-critical process in the average business, and project teams have the weighty task of meeting the demands of stakeholders, users and more in real time.
Look around the modern workplace or even a crowded city street. It should not take long to realize just how many devices are now Internet-powered and how ubiquitous Web-based activities have become in every walk of life.
In the past few years, myriad trends such as mobility and the Internet of Things have placed strain on the average IT department, as professionals have had to quickly acclimate to the demands of new management strategies and technologies without missing a beat on general operational oversight.
Cloud computing continues to play a more significant role in corporate IT with the passing of each year, and enterprise mobility has even further bolstered demand for a range of these services.
Requirements management has been around since the dawn of private sector operations, and continues to be a critical aspect of modern application development.
Since the Great Recession, businesses from a wider range of industries than ever before have started to leverage lean management strategies to reduce waste and drive the overall efficiency and productivity of operations.
The Internet of Things is one of the newest and most important trends to watch in the corporate computing realm, and is generally defined as representing the massive shift toward constantly connected devices.
Application lifecycle management and development have moved into the mainstream relatively quickly in the past several years, with organizations in a wide range of industries and regions beginning to partake in the activities.