Software Industry Predictions for 2021

by Polaris Solutions on January 8, 2021

Many technology leaders are ready and willing to put 2020 behind them, and rightly so. Despite the challenges and setbacks we’ve all faced this year, at Polaris we’ve found comfort in the fact that innovation has not wavered. In fact, the global pandemic has driven an increased focus on channeling the magic of software to better our lives. Our optimism for the future has never been stronger.

Last month, a few members of the Polaris Thought Leadership team sat down to share an in-depth look at emerging industry trends and count down each of their top three predictions. If you missed the webinar, you can catch their predictions below:


Jess Likens is a Cloud Architect and Evangelist Thought Leader at Polaris, responsible for advising clients on planning, designing, building, and deploying cloud-ready and cloud-native enterprise applications. Technology is in his blood, and he is passionate about helping organizations, teams, and individuals reach their potential.

Haseeb Mohammed is a Modern Software Solutions Specialist at Polaris, building collaborative relationships with customers and delivering world-class custom software. His focus on application modernization breathes new life to legacy applications – he builds purpose-built applications to support purpose-built processes using the latest tech and machine learning.

James Nelson is a Senior Software Engineer at Polaris, with software development experience working on object-oriented and structured software architectures, designs, systems analysis, numerical models, analytics and programming. Hobbies are robotics engineering, app development, finance, 3D printing, and hardware accelerated deep learning.

Clint Edmonson is a Principal at Polaris. He has been working with companies to maximize their use of technology for over 28 years, working on everything from custom shrink-wrapped software at small startups to enterprise architecture and methodology adoption at fortune 500 companies.


Let us know what you think of the predictions from Clint, Haseeb, James, and Jess in the comments below. Or, feel free to share your own predictions with us. If you have software projects to launch in 2021 and you’re looking to take advantage of the latest innovations and modernization strategies, reach out to us for a free discovery session.

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