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Governing Application and Product Portfolios Primer for 2018

Published: 26 July 2018

ID: G00364157

Analyst(s): Stefan Van Der Zijden


Application leaders face disruption to their organizations as they shift to digital business. Pursuing a Pace-Layered Application Strategy, product-based delivery style, cloud deployment, successful API program or AI adoption requires a clear application strategy and strong governance.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can application organizations change to meet the needs of digital business?
    • How can we manage the shift from traditional projects to building platforms and products for digital business?
    • How can we take advantage of APIs to build platforms and ecosystems for the execution of digital strategies?
    • How can rationalization and modernization transform our application portfolio into a digital business platform?
    • How can Gartner's Pace-Layered Application Strategy provide insights for our digital strategy?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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