Research from Gartner predicts that market demand for application development will grow at least five times faster than IT's capacity to deliver through 2021.
Why? Modern IT teams are under immense pressure to balance competing priorities between "keeping the lights on" and innovating new applications that will keep their business competitive.
Custom applications promise to improve customer service and business efficiency. But if IT can't manage skill demand, the business cannot realize the full promise and potential of their custom application portfolio.