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Some Software Trends to Consider in Your IT Strategy

Some Software Trends to Consider in Your IT Strategy

This is a short presentation I used for the IT Strategy Day 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey. The goal of the presentation was to give a sense of the software development trends to IT leaders.


Daron Yondem

October 06, 2020


  1. Some Software Trends to Consider in Your IT Strategy Daron

    Yöndem CEO, Deveload http://daron.me @daronyondem
  2. Low-Code / No-Code (LCNC) “By 2024, low-code application development will

    be responsible for more than 65% of application development activity” –Gartner • Rapidly deliver apps that your business needs with the existing talent • Break down silos to foster a strong business-IT partnership • Stay agile to respond quickly to changing business and customer needs
  3. Some examples • Airtable, the next spreadsheet • Appy Pie,

    Workflow automation, mobile app builder • Salesforce, App Builder and Lightning Components • Microsoft Power Apps
  4. Progressive Web Apps (PWA) • Still using hybrid, cross-platform tools

    to deliver apps to multiple platforms? • Better app reach • Low cost app maintence. • 65% of users download 0 apps per month –comScore • AliExpress increased conversion rates for new users by 104%
  5. Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity • Can there be a future

    trends deck without AI? • Think about AI in security and anomaly detection. • 44% of organizations worldwide using some form of AI to detect and deter security attacks on their network back in 2018 -gcn
  6. Big Data Analytics • Big Data Computation, Spark will dominate.

    • Real-Time stream processing. • Data-Science and Data-Engineering roles will ask for more. • Amazon Snowflake, Azure Synapse
  7. Quantum Computing • Steep learning curve prevents a “fast-follower” approach.

    • Good fit for chemistry, biology, healthcare, materials science, finance and artificial intelligence. •
  8. Outsourcing • IT budget spent on outsourcing from 6.3% in

    2018 to 8.7% in 2019 –marketwatch • Where did this piece of code come from? • Code Auditing, Versioning, DevOps, DevSecOps?
  9. Remote Work • Remote work is here to stay and

    is not only about digital nomads. • A report by Zapier.com published at the end of 2019 revealed that about 74% of the workforce would prefer to quit a job for one that offers remote positions. • Would just VPN save the day? Device Management, Home Network Management
  10. Recap

  11. Thanks http://daron.me | @daronyondem Download slides here; http://daron.me/decks