Software development projects today are characterized by a perfect storm of conflicting priorities and often comprise a cocktail of code from multiple sources. This results in an unequal distribution of risk and reward across software development ecosystems. In the same report, Forrester found that in nearly one out of every two cases, the buyer side is held 100 percent responsible for quality and security issues found in third-party code, compared to one in every ten cases where the third-party supplier is held 100 percent accountable. The study also confirmed that developers are taking on additional responsibility with more than 74 percent of respondents stating that developers are held more accountable for quality and security goals than a year ago.
Here are the top 10 strategic technology trends that will impact most organizations in 2017. Strategic technology trends are defined as those with substantial disruptive potential or those reaching the tipping point over the next five years. ... More >>