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Focus on Application Agility to Deliver Change With Velocity

Published: 20 August 2015

ID: G00275222

Analyst(s): Stefan Van Der Zijden, Andy Kyte


Most demand for application capability involves changing many existing applications as well as adding new code. To reduce the cost and time to change of their application portfolios, CIOs and application leaders need a strategy to improve application agility.

Table Of Contents


  • Survey Business Managers Regularly to Understand the Level of Satisfaction With the Speed of Change
  • Focus on Improving Underlying Agility Rather Than Simply Concentrating on Speed of Delivery
  • Start All Development Initiatives With a Complexity Impact Assessment
  • Commit to a Strategic Program of Work to Reduce Complexity and Increase True Agility
  • Bottom Line

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