As the application services industry has evolved and grown over the last three decades, the technology ecosystem has expanded to comprise companies delivering applications across SaaS, traditional license, and open source models. Everest Group believes that, with digitalization as a strategic enterprise priority, the application services industry is on the cusp of another disruption, one that cannot be addressed using traditional app delivery methods. Traditional one-on-one supplier/customer relationships can be complemented with a crowd of developers to provide on-demand access to a large and diverse talent pool and offer consistent platform-based delivery and engagement.
All well understood. But the challenge has been is how to scale crowdsourced programs … and we have a solution.