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Executive Snapshot

Figure: Executive Snapshot: The Aftermath of Economic Disruption

New Market Developments and Dynamics

What Have Past Downturns Taught Us?

What Is Different Today?

Changed Behaviors

2001: The Accelerator for Linux and Open Source Software

2008: Accelerating Virtualization Software and Cloud

Advice for the Technology Supplier and IT Buyer

Scenarios for How the Industry Could Change in 2021 and Beyond

Impact on Development, DevOps, and Deployment

Scenario 1: Shift to Agile Application Life-Cycle Management in the Cloud and Intelligent Analytics

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Scenario 2: Shift to Work Management, IT PPM, Cloud and Agile PPM, and ML/AI

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Scenario 3: Shift to High-Velocity Application Development

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Scenario 4: Expanded Use of Distributed Development Teams

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Scenario 5: Increased Usage of DevOps Collaboration and ChatOps

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Scenario 6: Stronger Need for Value Stream Management

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Scenario 7: DevOps Teams Drive Toward Greater Use of Automation

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Scenario 8: Increasing Need for Lights-Out Management Drives SRE Adoption

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Related Big-Picture Impacts

Scenario 9: Videoconferencing Becomes the Norm for Team Communication

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Scenario 10: Digital Innovators Emerge with Substantial Market Share Gains

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Scenario 11: Accelerated Use of Open Source Software

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