Gartner Research

IT Modernization: Investment Is Evergreen

Published: 03 October 2008

ID: G00161714

Analyst(s): Stewart Buchanan


While IT organizations focus on funding new projects, their existing hardware and software assets typically account for more expenditure. Enterprises are starting to account for their applications as a portfolio, rather than as a series of unrelated point projects.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Understand Common Life Cycle Terms
  • Meet the Funding Challenge
  • Define Life Cycle Phases
  • Count the Costs
  • Assess the Risks
  • Demonstrate Value
  • Manage All Costs as Equal
  • Conclusions

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