Gartner Research

Application and Product Portfolio Governance Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375703

Analyst(s): Matthew Hotle , Bill Swanton , Stefan Van Der Zijden , Mike West


Digital business demand is becoming mainstream, posing challenges for the application organization. Application leaders must implement product-centric delivery, digital business technology platforms and agile at scale while transforming their existing application portfolios to meet these challenges.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do we manage the shift from traditional projects to building platforms and products for digital business?
    • How do we evolve our agile practices to meet the needs of digital business?
    • How do we transform an existing application portfolio into a digital business platform?
    • How will operating models and organization design change in the new product-centric or hybrid delivery world?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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