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In Application Rationalization, the Number of Applications Is Irrelevant


Application rationalization is an imperative; businesses can no longer tolerate an expensive, inflexible application portfolio. But it is impossible for application leaders to rationalize the application portfolio. The real problem is the business processes.

Published: 24 April 2018

ID: G00351003

Analyst(s): Matthew Hotle Stefan Van Der Zijden

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Reduce the Cost and Complexity of the Application Portfolio While Changing the IT and Business Investment Management Processes
  • Change the Focus of Rationalization to Business Process Standardization
  • Gain the Active Engagement and Leadership of Business Executives
  • Change the Investment Management and Application Governance Process

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