Gartner Research

CFO Advisory: Pace Layering, Risk Mitigation and Management

Published: 15 February 2013

ID: G00253303

Analyst(s): Barbara Gomolski


Bloated and mismanaged application portfolios create risk. CFOs can use Gartner’s pace layering framework to manage application life cycles, and avoid a situation where out-of-date systems are preventing business growth.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary


  • Basic Definition
  • Analysis and Discussion
    • Agility is lacking
    • Systems of record cannot be ignored
    • Rip and replace creates risk
  • Questions the CFO should ask about Pace Layering
  • Bottom Line

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