Gartner Research

The Application Health Check Process, 2009 Update

Published: 04 May 2009

ID: G00167247

Analyst(s): Kathy Harris


An application health check is an evaluation of an application's business, operational and technical performance. It answers the question, "How well does this application support current business and technical requirements?"

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Evaluating Application Performance
    • The Application Evaluation Process
    • Business Aspects of Performance
    • Operational Aspects of Performance
    • Technical Aspects of Performance
  • Overall Health Rating and Associated Actions
    • Taking Action
    • Additional Cross-IT Health Check Initiatives
  • The Bottom Line

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