IT teams need to make sure systems are functioning and predictable—with the appropriate security. They also need to evolve these systems to keep up with the pace of digital transformation. Cloud-native application development, a methodology for developing, deploying and operating applications, can help maintain reliable systems and meet increasing user expectations across multiple infrastructures. This e-book presents enterprise architects and IT leaders with a step-by-step guide for how to tackle modern IT strategy. This guide includes research, case studies, and a discussion of 3 industry trends.