With reliability of financial IT systems more critical than ever, IT teams are continually seeking to rapidly identify risk and control the software quality of their applications. Like most financial institutions, this client grew through a series of acquisitions. As a result, they accumulated a large portfolio – over 200 applications – with little insight into its technical state. On top of this, pressure on budgets had been mounting and the IT team rapidly needed to show value.The company chose CAST Highlight. This rapid portfolio analysis as a service offering is able to quickly inventory and analyze large portfolios, shedding light on application and technology-level risk areas.
Cutter Consortium paper about how digital leaders drive down business risks borne from complex software. Cutter shows how industrializing software risk management unleashes organizational intelligence to improve application delivery, while ensuring business risk is baked out of applications, putting both human and software intelligence to their best use.
When application fails, the loss of revenue can be large and swift. Applications causes highly-visible outages and lapses in business every day. Still, executives struggle to justify proactive investments in application quality. This paper presents a framework for measuring the immediate and positive revenue impact of improving application quality.
Learn how Software Analysis evaluates the reliability, security, efficiency, maintainability software IT vendor deliverables. Forward-looking IT Sourcing, Contracting, Vendor Management, VMO, IT Finance professionals are leveraging software analytics to greatly improve the maturity in vendor-client relationships. Learn how to take these 8 steps to improve sourcing governance.
Learn how the Lean practices pioneered in the Toyota Production System apply to Application Development, DevOps, and Agile practices to delivery software. Applying Lean decreases application total cost of ownership and improves business responsiveness and operational dependability.
CAST research provides benchmarks on the structural quality of ABAP, the language used for customizing applications developed in SAP. The report provides benchmarks by industry sectors and geography. The report analyzes the frequency of severe violations to better understand remediation strategies for improving ABAP / SAP structural quality, performance, security and resiliency.