April 13, 2021

36 - Technology Adoption in the SDLC with Jay Garcia

From the dawn of the Internet, social media, cloud services, and apps, technology is ever-changing. But how can organizations know when new tech is worth adopting? On the flip side, when should it be sunset?


From the dawn of the Internet, social media, cloud services, and apps, technology is ever-changing. But how can organizations know when new tech is worth adopting? On the flip side, when should it be sunset? This week we hone in the technology adoption curve in the SDLC, providing important criteria to answer questions like these and more.

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Topics

  • 0:00 - The tech adoption curve
  • 9:29 - Considerations around adopting new tech
  • 13:57 - What to do for aging or outdated tech
  • 16:47 - How re-platforming ties into the adoption curve
  • 19:37 - Getting executive buy-in to re-invest into tech
  • 22:02 - Strategies to overhaul existing tech
  • 26:27 - Timelines and when the process restarts
  • 29:24 - Microservices & micro frontends 
  • 31:15 - Assessing if some tech doesn't get sunset
  • 33:05 - Other ways to mitigate risk

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