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Enterprises are cognizant of the digital trends that are radically transforming customer behavior. It is causing enterprises to break a sweat in the way they operate, forcing them to adapt or perish. Developers and business users are not happy with the pace of innovation in their enterprises and find it hard to understand numerous processes and limitations that restrict them from moving faster.

Creating the ideal enterprise innovation infrastructure

Traditional application delivery can rarely get to all of the custom apps that the business needs causing enterprise IT teams to explore modern technology platforms. Meanwhile, CIOs are having sleepless nights thinking about how to tackle enterprise challenges while dealing with shrinking IT budgets.  The Sandbox for enterprise innovation provides the essential freedom from issues that confront today’s enterprise app development teams:

What is a Pace Layered Application Strategy?

According to Gartner, a pace layered application strategy “is a methodology for categorizing, selecting, managing and governing applications to support business change, differentiation, and innovation.” With a pace layered strategy, businesses can build an application strategy that delivers faster response and a better ROI, without sacrificing integration, integrity, and/or governance. Gartner has classified these into three categories or layers explained in the figure below.

Systems of Innovation:
New applications are built on an ad hoc basis to cater to new business requirements and opportunities.

Systems of Differentiation:
Applications that need to incorporate company processes and industry-specific capabilities.  

Systems of Record:
These are legacy homegrown systems that support core transaction processing and manage the organization's critical master data. 

How to implement a Pace Layered strategy for your enterprise

WaveMaker has helped enterprises across industries and geographies to adopt Pace Layered strategy for their enterprise application portfolio using the following, proven three-phase execution process:


  The moderately frequent pace of change

Systems of Innovation