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Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Application Performance Monitoring

Published: 28 February 2020

ID: G00467303

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


APM software are used to monitor the performance of business applications for front-end monitoring, application discovery, tracing and diagnostics, and analytics for IT operations. I&O leaders can learn from their peers’ implementation experience shared on Gartner Peer Insights.

Table Of Contents


Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Ensure Clarity on Your APM Requirements and Adopt It Early in the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Lesson 2: Scrutinize Multiple Vendors by Conducting POCs; Test the APM Offering Thoroughly Before Purchase
  • Lesson 3: Build a Comprehensive Implementation Strategy and Dedicate Time to Implementation
  • Lesson 4: Involve Internal Resources to Ensure Hassle-Free Implementation and Improve End-User Adoption
  • Lesson 5: Organize Team Training
  • Methodology
  • Document Revision History

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