Shadow IT: Savior or Enemy of APM?

Shadow IT is generally defined as people outside of IT doing IT tasks or making IT-related investments. This is often seen thorough the development of an application in a tool such as Excel or Access, the creation of new functionality in existing tools, or the purchase of entirely new...
Shadow IT: Savior or Enemy of APM?
Topics: Application Portfolio Management, Shadow IT

The Financial Burden of Application Development

Every application that is built is a capital expenditure and most organizations budget 10% to 15% of the project budget for at least three years after the application launches to fund continuous maintenance, support, and operations of the new application.   Most firms will...
The Financial Burden of Application Development
Topics: Application Development, Application Portfolio Management

Agile Vs. Waterfall: Determining Which Methodology is Right For You

I meet with a lot of organizations who use Waterfall as their standard development methodology and are looking to adopt Agile instead.  During these meetings I always bring up several questions -  What are the result you are trying to achieve?  What problems are you...
Agile Vs. Waterfall: Determining Which Methodology is Right For You
Topics: Application Development, Application Portfolio Management

Application Portfolio Management: Overhauling Your Portfolio with TIME

An essential part of the software lifecycle is periodically evaluating and overhauling the portfolio of applications in your organization.  We advocate using Gartner's TIME model to measure and map the business value of applications. TIME represents a 2x2 quadrant and is an...
Application Portfolio Management: Overhauling Your Portfolio with TIME
Topics: Application Portfolio Management