Sharing one of our very popular and growing questions from clients as most application leaders inherit an ineffective or nonexistent application strategy. And many IT organizations have a culture that celebrates firefighters rather than valuing leaders who use the strategic planning process to prevent problems.
Application organizations are overwhelmed by demands for tactical deliverables and short-term project challenges, they often fail to invest sufficient time and attention to developing an application strategy. Not to mention previous lengthy projects have led to the perception that IT is not efficient, responsive or transparent.
But new delivery channels and evolving demands for better customer experiences will bring further challenges…… what to do….?
Are you understanding the important works needed to advance the organization, while dealing with the more pressing urgent needs?
Application leaders struggling to maintain applications while meeting the challenges of mobility and digital transformation must improve results by creating an application strategy roadmap. They can deliver faster and more effectively by adopting product management, agile and bimodal practices.
Published: 02 February 2017
Deacon D.K Wan | Stefan Van Der Zijden | Bill Swanton
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