Digital platforms will introduce new technologies and methods requiring skills that most leaders don’t have on staff and can’t hire in a competitive market.
Software engineering leaders responsible for building a digital business technology platform must set goals and budgets, assemble teams, develop an initial platform, then scale and expand.
How to Build a Digital Business Technology Platform
Published: 23 March 2021
Analyst(s): Bill Swanton , Deacon D.K Wan
Software engineering leaders cannot buy a digital platform or build one without help. This research shows them how to plan, organize and develop a platform, highlighting the key business, organizational and technical decisions required. It shows how to establish goals, set expectations and mitigate key challenges.
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