A structured application portfolio is a powerful driver for the transformation and innovation of your organization, helping you gain a competitive edge over your rivals.
Streamlining of the application landscape helps to reduce costs and resource requirements across the IT, and therefore simultaneously creates more room for innovation. Minimizing the complexity and, as a result, the overall risk of the portfolio is what in the end drives the transformation of your company. can be done in just a few steps, and the first results can be already achieved with little effort.
Before you start, think of a model against which you would like to validate your applications after the assessment. We suggest Gartner’s® TIME model, a 2×2 quadrant showcasing the different investment strategy possibilities based on the applications’ business and IT fitness. The major milestone here, is defining a set of questions that will help you adequately assess the fitness level of each application.
Not sure which key questions to consider? Then keep on reading this blog post, and leverage our 30 best practice criteria to set your application portfolio up for long-term success!