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ITScore for Application Organizations: Maturity Assessment Trends Through June 2013

Published: 05 September 2013

ID: G00255442

Analyst(s): Bill Swanton


Most application organizations have low to modest maturity. Application development managers should perform a baseline ITScore assessment of their application teams and the entire application organization, then reassess and monitor progress against that baseline to drive continuous improvement.

Table Of Contents


  • Maturity Is Key to Transformation
  • Maturity Assessment Components and Disciplines
  • Finding 1: Most Organizations Have Low to Modest Maturity
  • Finding 2: Less Distinction Among Industries
  • Finding 3: Lower Maturity of Disciplines Required to Develop an Application Strategy
  • Finding 4: Enterprise Size Matters
  • Finding 5: Packaged Applications Need Better Vendor Management
  • Finding 6: Maturity Assessments Can Be Used to Drive Improvement
  • Diagnosing Your Situation and Taking Action
  • Conclusion

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