The pace of technology innovation in today’s market is driving a need for new products, tools, methods, components and frameworks which translate into not only technical and broad IT benefits, but, more importantly, into legitimate and sustainable business value and impact.

A recent comparative study of two application development and delivery paradigms provides notable insights into a catalogue of material performance gains across the application development, deployment and change lifecycle. More important than the performance gains demonstrated are the business impacts and implications to be drawn from this otherwise technology-centric study and its findings.