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Improve Your Application Strategy With Gartner's ITScore for Applications

Published: 20 October 2016

ID: G00315945

Analyst(s): Keith Guttridge , Luis Mangi , Bill Swanton


Application leaders should formalize their processes for developing an application strategy. Doing this will deepen business engagement and help ensure the most important application work is done with the available resources.

Table Of Contents


Overview of Maturity Levels or Phases

Level Descriptions

  • Level 1: Ad Hoc
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement
  • Level 2: Repeatable
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement
  • Level 3: Defined
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement
  • Level 4: Agile
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement
  • Level 5: Continuous
    • Characteristics
    • Recommended Actions for Improvement

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