Dramatic short-term cost reductions is usually what comes to mind when discussing Application Portfolio Management (APM). Yes, APM is about pinpointing which applications you need, which ones you don’t, and how to safely remove redundant applications.
But what if a well-executed APM program could still deliver incremental value while paving the way for longer-term benefits? By using a broader enterprise context, you can better manage your application portfolio through hardware refreshes, license renegotiation, migrations to new platforms or to the cloud and outsourcing.
Here are some quick tips for continuous APM improvement: