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Best Practices to Drive Cost and Value Optimization in Application Support

Published: 05 August 2014

ID: G00269210

Analyst(s): Dennis Gaughan

Summary

Organizations are under tremendous pressure to reduce the costs and complexities of their application portfolios. We identify research that guides clients down a path to improve the health and agility of the application portfolio through rationalization and other techniques.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • 1. Focus on Software Compliance to Avoid Unexpected Costs From Software Audits
  • 2. Proactively Manage Software Maintenance Costs to Avoid Long-Term Pain
  • 3. Identify Opportunities for Application Rationalization, the Only Path to Long-Term Health of the Portfolio

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