Why simplifying IT should be top of mind for CIOs and IT executives
Simplify IT with Application Portfolio Management
As software plays an increasingly critical role in the business performance of corporations, IT faces considerable pressure to support new business initiatives while cutting costs. Over the last 30 years, billions of dollars have been invested in software applications, but typically these investments are poorly leveraged. Too often, a complex and poorly understood application portfolio consumes a large percentage of IT funds, leaving IT leaders challenged to find the funds needed for business innovation.
That's why simplifying IT should be top of the mind for CIOs and IT Executives; rising cost and complexity of the application portfolios can no longer be tolerated. And these CIO’s and IT Executives face challenges and situations everyday where they ask questions like:
IBM Rational are now releasing a new version of their Application Portfolio Management solution to help organizations handle the questions above and challenges around cost, risk, agility etc. There is several aspects to a solution like this but among many things the solution will:
Is this relevant for your organization? Please have a look at IBM Rational new solution for Application Portfolio Management - and how this simple, flexible and scalable deployment(and model) can create faster time to market, deliver immediate business value, create a simpler entry point into a generally complex challenge inhibiting growth.
Organizations that are turning to application portfolio management (APM) to stay competitive, to trim and modernize their portfolio, and to better align application
investments with business needs are finding numerous benefits such as:
To learn more about how to simplify IT, check out this great story on how a North America bank improved efficiency by streamlining applications portfolio. If you want to go even deeper read this free whitepaper on Empowering the CIO.