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China Summary Translation: 'How to Assess Your Current Application Portfolio Using Fitness and Value Review Processes'

Published: 24 May 2017

ID: G00328223

Analyst(s): Twiggy Lo , Stefan Van Der Zijden


Application fitness assessments answer the question, "How well does this application fit current and emerging business needs and technical requirements?" Application leaders and their business counterparts can use this input to help prioritize IT investments and minimize cost and risk.

Table Of Contents



How to Assess Your Current Application Portfolio Using Fitness and Value Review Processes

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • Introduction
  • Use Cases for the Application Fitness and Value Review
  • Evaluating Application Fitness and Value
    • Application Context
    • The Application Evaluation Process
    • Relative Comparisons
    • Gartner Toolkit
  • Application Fitness Aspects and Indicators
    • Application Value and Fit to Mission or Process
    • Operational Risk
    • Technical Risk
    • Cost
  • Overall Rating of an Individual Application and Associated Actions
    • Application Portfolio and Application Strategy Initiatives
  • The Bottom Line

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