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Defining 'Application' for APM

Published: 14 September 2010

ID: G00206443

Analyst(s): Jim Duggan


As an application portfolio management program matures, more-complex definitions will be needed to map the multiple stakeholder views together for coherent analysis. A single application definition cannot be achieved.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • A Working Definition
  • Application Capabilities
  • Getting Practical
    • Evolving to Business-Driven Definitions
  • In the Long Run, Services and Composites Will Add Complexity

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