There has never been a more disruptive time in the business applications landscape. There are two opposing forces that are birthing the next big shift:
The continuing expansion of the application estate
Employee demand for more consolidation in the estate
Chris Marsh and Conner Forrest of 451 Research explain that due to these shifts, new systems of delivery are emerging: singular planes uniting strategy, planning, resource and skills management, and work execution. For businesses, this shift will catalyze new ways of organizing their functional and lines of business, rewriting much of the received wisdom around the relationship between employers and employees.