Gartner Research

Understanding IT Prioritization and Portfolio Management

Published: 10 July 2014

ID: G00263800

Analyst(s): Jack Santos


By focusing on portfolio management, and using some basic prioritization techniques, here's how to transform the perception of IT from a pure cost center to a business value contributor.

Table Of Contents



  • Managing the Unmanageable
  • Business Strategies
  • IT's Imperatives
    • Application Portfolio Management
    • Application Rationalization
    • Strategic Software Assessment
    • Legacy Software Modernization
  • Become Business-Savvy
  • Triage and Manage the Portfolio
  • Modernize the Legacy
  • Bring Application Governance to Life
  • Invest in User Experience (UXP), Especially for Mobile Apps
  • Improve IT Skills



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