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ITScore for Application Organizations: Maturity Assessment Trends Through June 2014

Published: 21 October 2014

ID: G00270095

Analyst(s): Bill Swanton


Most application organizations have low to modest maturity. Application development managers should perform baseline ITScore assessments of their application teams, as well as the whole application organization, then reassess and monitor progress against the baseline to drive continuous improvement.

Table Of Contents


  • Maturity Is the 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 a Forward-Looking 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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