Kong: What Technology Leaders Should Know About Digital Innovation in 2020

Kong: What Technology Leaders Should Know About Digital Innovation in 2020


What do technology leaders need to know to drive business innovation and remain competitive in 2020?

  • In our first annual 2020 Digital Innovation Benchmark, we explore how today’s leading organizations are using emerging technologies to enable business innovation. A new survey of senior technology decision-makers revealed: Innovate Fast or Die Fast. Nearly 40 percent of technology leaders believe organizations will go under or get acquired by 2023 if they lag behind in digital innovation.
  • Digital Transformation: Microservices as an Innovation Driver: Eighty-four percent of organizations have embraced microservices architectures to accelerate innovation efforts and stay competitive.
  • Adopting Distributed Architectures and Microservices: The Challenges. More than 40 percent of organizations have challenges with securing, scaling and/or ensuring performance for their APIs when connecting services. Ninety percent of technology leaders agree that securely connecting applications and ensuring performance at scale are one of the greatest technical challenges of the 21st century.

In this webinar, we will examine the findings from this survey and unpack the real-world consequences of falling behind in digital innovation in 2020.

Key takeaways:

  • Why microservices-based architectures can be a lynchpin for successful digital transformations
  • The challenges that organizations are facing in adopting microservices and how they are addressing these difficulties
  • The advantages of using open source as a way to launch new initiatives quickly
  • The business impact of not keeping pace with digital innovation