Gartner Research

ITScore for Application Organizations: Management of Architecture

Published: 21 June 2013

ID: G00249028

Analyst(s): Daniel Sholler, Dale Vecchio, Dennis Gaughan

Summary

Application organizations need to hone their abilities to manage architecture in order to improve the agility and cost-effectiveness of software. Application leaders can use Gartner's ITScore to assess their organization's maturity, determine what level they need to reach and identify the steps to get there.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Introduction

Overview of Maturity Levels or Phases

Level Descriptions

  • Level 1: Ad Hoc
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement
    • Recommended Reading
  • Level 2: Repeatable
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement
    • Recommended Reading
  • Level 3: Defined
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement
    • Recommended Reading
  • Level 4: Optimized
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement
    • Recommended Reading
  • Level 5: Innovating
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement
    • Recommended Reading

How to Use This Assessment

  • Diagnostic Tool Overview

Recommended Reading

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