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Drive Real Value in Application Rationalization With Gartner's Tolerate, Invest, Migrate and Eliminate Model

Published: 13 October 2017

ID: G00338707

Analyst(s): Christian Titze


Supply chain leaders responsible for application portfolio management can assess the business value and technology risks and effectiveness of applications based on the TIME categories. Regularly revisit assessments as business needs and technologies change.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt the TIME Model to Audit Your Application Portfolio
    • Detailing the Categories
  • Develop a Plan That Balances Business Value and Application Effectiveness
    • Conduct a Multidimensional Portfolio Review
    • Evergreening the Process

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