The emergence and availability of new platforms (e.g. Node.js, AngularJS, and Xamarin), open source libraries, and document-based database technologies (e.g. MongoDB) have made application development easier than ever before; yet, while these technologies aim to improve and expedite the software development life cycle significantly, there is one facet that remains difficult as ever: the production and maintenance of business logic.

The skills that are required to optimize and augment your software development lifecycle are already present in its current practice. The trick is to simply utilize these resources most effectively in order to achieve the optimum performance of every team involved in the process.