Application Development & Integration

Software Development Today: New Trends and Issues

Course Overview
These are, no doubt, exciting times for the development community as a number of new tools and technologies are driving a powerful wave of software applications that will shape the world for generations to come. However, while these are remarkable times for developers, they’ll need to perform their work in a highly pressured environment all while delivering high-quality code, with improved functionality, faster, and more securely than ever before. In this report, Wesley Higbee, of Full City Technology, takes a close look at the trends and issues that define software development today. By watching this program, developers, IT managers, and business professionals will gain insight and understanding about the challenging world of software development.

Track: Core Technologies
Technical insights and the underlying concepts of essential technologies

Learning Objectives:

After watching this program, you should be able to:

  • Discuss today’s software development environment
  • Identify leading software development trends and their impact on the software development community
  • Recognize the challenges development teams experience when working with modern technologies

Speaker / Author:

Wes Higbee helps organizations make the leap from Today to Tomorrow.

His career has been a journey. He started out in software development helping organizations tackle business opportunities. In working closely with customers, as a consultant, he realized there are many needs beyond the software itself that nobody was taking care of. Those are the needs he addresses today, whether or not technology is involved.

Along the journey Wes has had a passion for sharing knowledge. He's been a speaker at countless local groups, community organizations, webinars and conferences. And he speaks professionally to help organizations improve.

He authored the book Commitment to Value: How to Make Technical Projects Worthwhile. He's authored multiple online courses with Pluralsight and O'Reilly. He writes extensively about business on his blog. And his written work includes articles featured on VeraSage, MSDN Magazine, and InfoQ.

He's been interviewed on "The Businessology Show", "Art of Value", and Agile.FM.


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: $29.00


Course Code : WIT-1988

Release Date : 09/01/2018
Expire Date : 09/01/2020
Credits :
PMI PDU 0.50

Length : 22min

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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