You’ve taken the obvious steps to cut costs in your application portfolio, so where do you go next? With a large, dispersed IT infrastructure and systems that operate in silos, often with duplicative functionality, it’s not necessary to take on your portfolio in a single bite.
To get started, you simply need answers to basic questions that will define the direction that the organization takes to optimize the value of its IT portfolio such as:
In our new ebook, “CIOs Must Take Stock! Simple Steps to Understand your Application Portfolio,” we give practical advice and best practices to achieve success.
Want to learn more? Read the ebook, and you’ll be on your way to increasing visibility into IT assets and projects so you can make more sound investment decisions.
Erik Oltmans, an Associate Partner from EY, Netherlands, spoke at the Software Intelligence Forum on how the consulting behemoth uses Software Intelligence in its Transaction Advisory services.
Erik describes the changing landscape of M & A. Besides the financial and commercial aspects, PE firms now equally value technical assessments, especially for targets with significant software assets. He goes on to detail how CAST Highlight makes these assessments possible with limited access to the targetâ€™s systems, customized quality metrics, and liability implications of open source components - all three that are critical for an M&A due diligence.