IT Health Monitoring

We all want to be healthy – Use metrics to track your progress over time and maintain a healthy application portfolio

IT Rationalization

Before it’s too late, make sure you assess the risks of those applications you’re about to keep.

IT Portfolio Baselining

Need to cut costs or reduce risk? Run a portfolio analysis first so you know where to put your energy.

How Can We Help Assess Your Application Portfolio?

How can you start a digital transformation or digital modernization project if you don’t know what you have? Every CIO and IT leader needs to be able to analyze their application portfolio and do an application portfolio assessment.

CAST Highlight rationalizes and optimizes your application portfolio, giving IT leaders a chance to improve governance, optimize application portfolios, and make budgetary adjustments. Our solution facilitates application portfolio analysis and helps to provide an assessment of risk, cost, documentation, complexity, and strategy. Not knowing the health of your applications can lead to problems into the future with the management and upkeep of your application portfolio

Application portfolio analysis and assessment leverages benchmarks and KPIs from within an industry to see how your applications compare to industry peers. When using our solution, you’ll get access to information on technology, application type or exposure, team skills and turnover ratio, total end-users, and much more that will make it easier to compete.

Software Resiliency
Software Agility
Software Elegance

The CAST Highlight Portfolio Application Assessment

Our solution expedites your application portfolio analysis, giving you real-time results on how your applications are performing. You’ll gain unprecedented access to your application portfolio and ongoing governance capabilities, including:

Software health measurement against KPIs and past performance

Software health measurement against KPIs and past performance

Cloud readiness, including blockers

Cloud readiness, including blockers

Complexity and cost of your software portfolio

Complexity and cost of your software portfolio

Application risk

Application risk

Investment opportunities

Investment opportunities

Retirement options

Retirement options

Early detection of issues

Early detection of issues

Offshoring

Offshoring

Application portfolio analysis and assessment provides choices for IT leadership to deliver maximum impact and create meaningful changes to their portfolios. More importantly, issues related to organizational support, infrastructure, and future development are easy to spot, allowing for more impactful planning. Using our program, you’ll be able to see the benefits and the value of each application – seeing whether or not it is allowing you to reach your goals.

With CAST Highlight, you are able to get an objective view of your application portfolio and easily break your organization down into various segments – department, owner, functions, and other traits. Even more importantly, you’ll be able to see both direct and indirect costs associated with each application, from staff hours to payments to vendors.

Application Portfolio Analysis with CAST Highlight

Through application portfolio analysis, CIOs and IT leaders will be able to answer the following questions:

  •   What is the cost of the application?
  •   What value does this application provide?
  •   How do these two numbers breakdown?

CAST Highlight searches at the code level for patterns and practices that will help you to monitor code elegance, agility, resiliency, and readability.

Identifying security issues before someone else finds them is one of the most important aspects of application portfolio analysis.

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