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Top Federal Application Development Priorities

Top Development Issues for Federal IT Professionals IT professionals in the US Federal Government face many of the same challenges as their peers in the private sector. But common challenges like BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) initiatives, cloud platforms and agile methodologies don't always translate to similar priorities and initiatives. Comparison of survey responses from attendees at the Gartner AADI Summit and the Serena Federal User Group highlights the unique characteristics of IT organizations in the US Federal Government. Top 3 Rated Application Development and Delivery Priorities for the US Federal Government VOTE 62% 57% 49% Deliver Apps Faster Automate the App Dev Process Standardize Our Methodologies Key Differences with Development Priorities Across Public and Private Sectors 62% While delivering applications faster was a top 3 priority for both public and private IT organizations, there were some key differences as well. Standardize our methodology o0 47% A 57% Deliver apps faster Standardization & Automation %89 00 O0 49% Automate the app dev process Standardizing development methodologies and automating the application development process were much more important for federal IT organizations. O00¢ 34% ** 38% Reduce app dev costs 49% 35% Different Agile Viewpoints Remove release bottlenecks 0O 40% Agile was considered much more important in the private sector than in the public sector. y 24% Increase innovation 0000¢ 47% 22% Expand the use of The Hype of the Cloud Agile o o ooội 52% ** 19% cloud O 0 21% While cloud technologies have garnered a lot of press, interestingly enough it was the lowest rated priority. Move apps to the = Federal = Private Sector Tool Proliferation Forcing Federal IT Agencies to Pursue Standardization 10-25 Tools 16% Federal IT professionals indicated that they use a number of tools throughout the application development process – including requirements, coding, testing, project management, deployment – likely causing them to focus on standardizing tools and processes across their agencies. 3-9 Tools 68% 25+ Tools 5% 1-2 Tools 11% Development Priorities May Differ, but All IT Organizations Agree on Key Initiatives #1 #2 #3 Central or federated Management of application development as a business process End-to-end traceability from production back to requirements repository for all app dev artifacts Based on responses from conference attendees at the Serena Federal User Group in March 2012 and the Gartner Application Architecture, Development and Integration (AADI) Summit in November 2011. O SERENA

Top Federal Application Development Priorities

shared by mtam on Apr 24
What are the top Federal IT priorities and initiatives in application development? And how do they compare to the private sector?



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