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Standing Under Your Code: The Seven Stages of Digital Transformation
March 17, 2016

Posted By: Jake Ward, President and CEO of the Application Developers Alliance

In ancient Rome, the Empire asked its bridge builders to stand under the bridges they built as the First Legion of the Roman Army marched overhead. Bridges were too critical to fail—essential public utilities built by valued craftsmen. To ensure accountability, and to demonstrate confidence and skill, bridge builders did not just stand by their work; they stood under it.

Like these Roman bridge builders, software developers are crucial to every facet of our economy, our governments, and our lives. Whether they think of themselves as software engineers, developers, programmers, coders, or hackers, these men and women build the software that powers more of the world every day. They are the developer workforce, and businesses must invest in and make a commitment to them. Read More >