Gartner Research

Measure and Manage Your IT Debt

Published: 09 August 2010

ID: G00205265

Analyst(s): Andy Kyte


IT debt -- the cost of dealing with delayed and deferred maintenance of the application portfolio -- threatens to grow to $1 trillion globally by 2015. IT management teams must measure the level of IT debt in their organizations and develop a strategy to deal with it.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Sources of IT Debt
  • The Scale of IT Debt
  • Managing IT Debt
  • Annual Report for the Application Portfolio
  • Staying the Course

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