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As expected, IT dept needs to split up development efforts based on whether it is about maintaining backbone transactional systems of old, as versus front facing/customer interface types of apps/platforms. Dept ideally would seperate them into different units since they are fundamentally so different in thinking. In terms of overall IT trends, there are many materials, I would recommend focus on the Mckinsey 2020 tech trends, and find articles that you want to review. Then post what you think here, citing the ariticle you reviewed so we know what you are discussing.