Business execs beyond the IT department are taking a more active role in software development and acquisition:
say business executives now play a key role in software decisions
of a department’s applications are developed by software engineers within the business unit
Software is Shaping KPI Achievement
Department leaders are learning to think like modern CIOs. They’re realizing that apps built with modern architectures—including APIs, microservices and containers—are more effective at helping them achieve their business goals.
... more likely to say their apps are very good at supporting their KPIs
... more likely to say that their apps are completely integrated
... more likely to say that their apps are better at delivering business insights than their competitors
And they experience 2x higher profit growth
The Keys to Software Success
The study revealed that modern application architectures in combination with modern development practices, like agile, DevOps and DevSecOps, are transforming their businesses.
say APIs are helping them connect apps and data to get better insights
say microservices help them get to market faster with new apps
say DevOps helps them improve the quality and security of apps
say agile is helping them build what customers really want
respondents say that modernizing how software is developed and delivered is very important to the future success of their organizations.
What Business Execs Are Learning About Software Development and How it is Helping Them Achieve Their KPIs
Business executives around the world are taking an active role in software development and acquisition. This report from Frost & Sullivan and CA Technologies reveals how the role of business executives is evolving and provides practical advice on how to harness the power of modern application development to generate meaningful insights, accelerate time to market and take advantage of software to achieve KPIs.