Architecture awakens

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Architecture awakens

Let the evolution begin

With technology architecture growing in strategic importance, we expect to see more architects playing a large role in system operations—and joining software development teams that are designing complex technology.

The architecture awakens trend is a direct response to external pressures many CIOs face today. Innovation continues its disruptive march across business and technology landscapes. Young companies—largely unburdened by legacy systems and technical debt—are moving quickly to harness digital advances. And some established organizations are struggling to keep pace, with IT systems that increasingly seem slow, rigid, and expensive. Deloitte’s 2018 Global CIO Survey found that only 54 percent of CIO respondents thought their organization’s existing technology stacks are capable of supporting current and future business needs.1

1 Bill Briggs et al., 2018 CIO Survey: Manifesting legacy, Deloitte Insights, August 8, 2018. View in article

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Authors:

Saul Caganoff
United States

Ken Corless
United States

Stefan Kircher
United States

 

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