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Nov 2017 - Web Conference: Tech Buyer - Doc # US43193217

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Developers and DevOps 2018 Predictions


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Authors: Al Gillen, Carla Arend, Larry Carvalho, Jennifer Thomson


This IDC Web Conference provides a team discussion, led by IDC's Al Gillen, of the key predictions that will impact the world of application developers over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

About IDC FutureScape

IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC FutureScapes are made up of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.

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Subscriptions Covered

APIs, Integration and Process Automation , Agile Application Life-Cycle, Quality and Portfolio Strategies , Application Development and Deployment Overview , Application Development, Testing and Management Services , Asia/Pacific Agile Software and Sourcing Strategies , Business Analytics Solutions , Business Analytics Solutions with Vertical Views , China-Based Offshore Software Development Market , Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems , Content and Digital Media Technologies , Customer Care and CRM , Customer Experience: Sales and Marketing Technology , Data Integration and Integrity Software , Data Management Software , Data as a Service , DevOps Solutions: Software, Infrastructure and Transformation , Developer Demographics, Communities and Skills , Digital Business Models and Monetization , Digital Commerce , Enterprise Applications , Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce , Enterprise Mobility: Applications , Enterprise Mobility: Platforms and Security , Enterprise System Management Software , European Application Development, Testing and Management Services , European DevOps Strategies , HR, Talent and Learning Strategies and Services , IT Cloud and Software-Defined Datacenter Decision Economics , IT Service Management and Client Virtualization Software , Identity and Access Management , Infrastructure: Strategies for Cloud Builders , Internet of Things: Analytics and Information Management , Japan DevOps Solutions: Software, Infrastructure and Transformation (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Legal, Risk and Compliance Solutions , Open Source Ecosystem , PaaS: Cloud App Platforms and Developer Services , Platform as a Service Overview , Project and Portfolio Management Solutions , SaaS and Cloud Software , Security Products , Small and Medium Business Markets: Mobility Strategies and Application Development , Social and Experiential Solutions , Social, Communities, and Collaboration , Software Channels and Ecosystems , Software Development and 3rd Platform Enablement 2017 , Software Life-Cycle Process and Configuration Management , Software Overview , Software Quality , Software and Hardware Support and Deployment Services , Software-Defined Compute , Storage Software , Strategic Alliances

Regions Covered


Topics Covered

App development and app provisioning, Cognitive computing, Cognitive/artificial intelligence, DevOps, Governance, risk and compliance infrastructure, Platform as a service, Technology buyer

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