Organizations place a lot of demands on their software developers and testers. They must meet business, productivity, quality and delivery goals, all while maintaining cross-team communication in Agile, DevOps and DevSecOps models. It's a lot to deal with, and there's inherent flux as different methodologies and strategies take hold.
As we usher in a new decade, it stands to reason that software development and testing trends in 2020 will have long-term ramifications. Some technologies will reach maturity, and still new frontiers will open up to change the game for developers and testers.
We tasked a diverse group of software industry experts with the duty to look ahead. In these slides, each contributor predicts a different software development trend for 2020, answering:
- How will the market for developer tools shift?
- What makes application observability a priority?
- How will teams address application security?
- Why will testers' roles change?
- Why will hybrid mobile application development arise?
- How will AI change QA?
Dig into these expert forecasts to see how software development teams should adapt in 2020 to face these different tasks head-on with the right strategy and tools.