Streamline Application Management

Move beyond maintenance to ensuring exceptional value from your apps.

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A poorly implemented application management practice leads to:

  • Inability to balance the delivery of both new features and maintenance requests and maximize the utilization of delivery resources
  • Confused and frustrated delivery teams who are receiving conflicting priorities from stakeholders
  • Omission of key quality attributes from the delivery of new features and changes requests, which risks accruing unmanageable technical debt

A strong application management foundation can generate:

  • A product backlog prioritized against organizational, not just departmental, priorities
  • An improved perception of the value of application management, leading to optimization investments
  • Greater confidence and trust of IT’s ability to deliver value

Module 1: Define Your Priorities

The Purpose

  • State the success criteria of your application management practice through defined objectives and metrics.
  • Assess your maturity.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Grounded stakeholder expectations
  • Application management maturity and identification of optimization opportunities

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Set your objectives.
  • Application management objectives and metrics
1.2 Assess your maturity.
  • Application management maturity and optimization opportunities

Module 2: Govern Application Management

The Purpose

  • Structure your application management governance model with the right process and roles.
  • Inject product ownership into your practice.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Management approach aligned to product value and criticality
  • Management techniques to govern the product backlog
  • Target-state application management process and roles

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Select your management approach.
  • Application management approach for each application
2.2 Manage your single product backlog.
  • Product backlog management practices
2.3 Optimize your management process.
  • Application management process
2.4 Define your management roles.
  • Application management roles and responsibilities and communication flow

Module 3: Build Your Optimization Roadmap

The Purpose

  • Build your application management optimization roadmap to achieve your target state.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Optimization opportunities
  • Application management optimization roadmap

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Build your optimization roadmap.
  • Application management optimization roadmap

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