Application Discovery supports key architecture elements such as standards, application architecture, integration architecture technical platforms, upgrade planning, and IT strategy. It also features a dashboard with multiple categories of application metrics, allowing developers to transform to the hybrid cloud faster and easier with less risk.
Key design elements supported by Application Discovery include application design, impact assessment, coding standards, integration and common services design. Application Discovery also supplies graphical visualizations and reports on applications.
The key development elements supported by Application Discovery include coding standards enforcement, code quality, integration, unit test, fault fixing and enhancements.
Application Discovery supports integration testing, UAT and regression testing. It integrates with third-party source code and tooling to provide application infrastructure mapping and automatic repository updates.
Key support elements in Application Discovery include application maintenance, fault analysis and resolution and application performance monitoring.
Application Discovery supports key management elements including application portfolio management, change impact analysis, service management and program and project management.
New features in Application Discovery include enhanced support for IMS/DB, IMS/TM, and PL/I, extensibility for COBOL custom API calls, new IBM Application Discovery configuration server, Windows™ 2016 support, IBM JRE support, integration with Application Delivery Intelligence, batch server performance improvements, validation server performance improvements, additional globalization, and documentation on IBM Knowledge Center.
Application Discovery offers several useful reports including Maintainability Index versus Cost to Deliver, Complexity versus Production Faults, Quality versus Performance, Complexity versus Resource Utilization and Complexity versus Time to Deliver.