Adapt or Die: The New Pattern of Software Delivery

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Companies need to get many different versions of their software out in quick succession, often running more than one version at once in order to test their assumptions in the marketplace and learn where to focus their energies next.

In short, companies need to be highly adaptable, so their software needs to be highly adaptable too.

An enthusiastic proponent of microservices, Adrian Cockcroft, former cloud architect at Netflix and currently with Amazon Web Services, has described the need to adapt like this: “Everything basically is subservient to the need to be able to make decisions, and build things, faster than anyone else.”

But speed isn’t the only factor here,…

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