'We need the ability now to re-harvest and centralize user-built innovations. You can imagine how much effort that could be for an IT organization, so we really have to think about that, and how we can scale it.'
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Containers are popular, and surveys show rise in Kubernetes adoption as their primary orchestration engine. This is key as applications grow more complex.
The jury is still out on whether low and no code platforms can blaze a path to high-end application development -- at least not yet.
Low code and no-code solutions are filling gaps that IT professionals are now too busy to fill.
There is a lot that analytics and AI-based applications can do to clear up supply chains, which have been rocked by pandemics and after-effects, never mind run-of-the-mill shipping challenges.
Business-side developers 'often see more innovative, and sometimes simplistic, solutions than what might come from an IT perspective.' But IT still needs to stand by.
IT executives agree: API and microservices make things more seamless. However, organizational, security and skills issues which are preventing these labor-saving tools from reaching their full potential.
Both citizen and professional developers will have a wealth of low-code and no-code solutions available to them.
'Technology leaders need to help business leaders see end-to-end complexities, recognize dependencies and drive best practices, not just keep the computers running.'
Artificial intelligence operations (AIOps) 'is about applying AI to enhance IT operations -- not about improving AI with IT operations.'