Best Practices to Drive Cost Optimization in Application Support

Foundational Refreshed: 09 October 2018 | Published: 29 February 2016 ID: G00300959

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Organizations are under tremendous pressure to reduce the cost and complexity of their application portfolios. We identify research that guides clients down a path to improve the health and agility of their application portfolios through rationalization and other cost-optimization techniques.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Radically Change How You Use and Support Applications
    • Avoid Unexpected Costs From Software Audits
    • Manage Software Maintenance Costs to Avoid Long-Term Pain
    • Identify Opportunities for Application Rationalization
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