IT leaders must ensure the right architectural model and compliance is in place to avoid increasing technical debt
. Unchecked, this leads to more IT meltdowns such as TSB's [pounds sterling]330m re-platforming crisis in 2018, with customers paying the expensive price for these mistakes.
However, technical debt
, change management, and the lack of skilled talent present major roadblocks to scaled enterprise-wide DevOps adoption," says Yugal Joshi, Vice President, Everest Group.
By demonstrating to staff that the sustained period of change they went through ends with more space to think and use their initiative, and greater support and reward for work that removes technical debt
, a business will be well placed to continue to reap the rewards of DevOps transformation.
Today's enterprises are increasingly turning to cloud-based, as-a-service offerings to move faster, be more responsive and add capabilities as needed, while ensuring they remain on the latest software release and reduce the drag of technical debt
He explained that the use of Internet Explorer is increasing the technical debt
for the companies.
Without considering the data first we will continue to incur this high-interest technical debt
. Dependencies on data cost more than software dependencies but are constantly overlooked.
The intent of the agreement is to provide enterprise customers with transformative and sustainable benefits such as rationalization, technical debt
elimination, automation, and modernization to reduce costs and increase velocity.
"Department heads, project and program managers, cybersecurity professionals, innovation managers, application owners - all are key to business-wide missions such as tackling technical debt
, cybersecurity, compliance, and exploiting new digital opportunities.
This massive technical debt
is a roadblock to business innovation, and it opens the door to disruption by more agile competitors."
At the same time, years of technical debt
including that created by homegrown or traditional appliance-based DNS solutions hold back enterprise modernization initiatives by hindering automation, performance and scaling.
* Pressure to fix issues quickly rather than fix them right: 91% of organizations struggle with growing technical debt
that has accumulated over time in a myriad of ways.