More apps, more data, more devices. What does it mean for app dev?

Published: June 10, 2013 03:00

More threats, More pressure, Move faster….But where's the help? Oh, sure, just put it in the cloud, that will take care of it.

Sound familiar? As developers, we live in a world that is dominated by pace and change. Gone are the days when IT was viewed as a cost center. If you are fortunate (at least I think it's fortunate) to work for an organization that expects the development team to turn technology into a competitive advantage, then you have to deliver fast and deliver continuously.

So now that we have outlined the business trend - using technology to outmaneuver the competition, what is happening on the technology side? Even though I hate to jump on the bandwagon, there is no escaping cloud, mobile devices & big data. But don't worry, this post is not a rehash of those topics, it's just a starting point for consideration when thinking about the new world of application development.

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