With new trends like Internet of Things (IoT), software is everywhere. Every business - including retail, manufacturing and banking are now in the software business. They use software to unlock any advantage to streamline, increase efficiency and better engage with customers. Software is everywhere indeed, but it's still incredibly complex (and getting more complex each day).
Application Portfolio Analysis provides a fact-based assessment which is objective, repeatable and cost & time efficient to provide visibility on the products and their evolutions over time.
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.
This is a Gartner-CAST paper which shows the data-driven approach to balancing delivery agility with business risk. The paper features exclusive analysis from Andy Kyte, Gartner VP and Fellow who eloquently illustrates the systemic risk in the application portfolio caused by the accumulation of Technical Debt over the last decade.
In this just-released white paper, Dr. Bill Curtis – SVP and Chief Scientist at CAST– examines the Technical Debt metaphor to explain how it can be used to help executives think about software quality in business terms while governing software changeability and maintainability of their application portfolios.
If you already have some knowledge of Technical Debt, this ebook provides a 7-step Technical Debt Management Cycle that provides a clear process that can over time reduce the risk of failure of critical applications---and ultimately pay down the interest of the overall liability inherent in your application portfolio.