Most companies are built on applications. They run internal systems for employees, bridge the gap between the business and the customer, and more. But with so many applications running at any given time, it can be difficult to manage them, monitor them, and make sure they are up-to-date. It’s important to put the right amount of focus on your applications, deploy helpful management solutions, and prepare for what might happen in the future by developing a game plan from the beginning.
Be Proactive & Plan Ahead
Being unprepared for change is a major contributor to losing control of your applications. Altaz Valani, senior consulting analyst at Info-Tech Research Group, says that companies need to “know the impact of any change to your application, whether it’s a greenfield or sunset scenario.” You may think you can simply test an application once, deploy it, and update it with patches and other bug fixes as needed. But if you follow a set-it-and-forget-it model, you could end up with major issues.
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