News from the Gartner AD Summit
SCM is not just about software
Developers will have to pay more attention to political and social issues if they want their projects to succeed. That tough love analysis was offered by Jim Duggan to an audience made up largely of programmers and their managers at the Gartner Application Development Summit 2003 in Los Angeles on Monday. Read more
Getting ready for budget time
Application development managers will need to focus on cost reduction, productivity improvement, strategic efforts and security assurance to win in the game of corporate-wide planning, said Paul Strassman, a long-time IT industry productivity authority at the opening session of the Gartner AD Summit.
Gartner sees BPM as an opportunity for developers
The Business Process Management (BPM) trend represents an opportunity for applications developers, Gartner VP Jim Sinur told developers and their managers. While systems integrators and business users were the first to jump on the BPM cost-cutting band wagon, Sinur sees developers taking control of the space.
Out-sourcing again in Indiana
When companies consider out-sourcing, they need to look at more than just payroll costs. Off-shore out-sourcing can be good, but managers should also contemplate ‘on-shore’ out-sourcing. Read more