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Plan to Improve Eight Key Disciplines in Your Application Strategies

Published: 29 August 2013

ID: G00249513

Analyst(s): Andy Kyte, Bill Swanton


An application strategy involves more than just application artifacts; it should comprise continuous improvement to the eight key disciplines needed to manage an application portfolio. Application managers should plan to improve their capabilities in the context of both business and technology.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assign Ownership to the Eight Key Application Disciplines
  • Assess Your Capabilities in Each of the Eight Key Disciplines
  • Identify Potential Future State Capability Requirements
  • Develop Strategies to Raise All Disciplines to Participatory
  • Summary

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