Application Portfolio Management (APM) is the practice of governing and optimising inventories of software applications to achieve precise business objectives. This is accomplished by creating transparent overviews of IT application landscapes to evaluate IT costs, standardise software throughout business units and promote agility and innovation.
With APM from Towers Associates, you can:
Enable cloud native strategies and meet the 6Rs
Upgrade processes with lean principles and the Technology Business Management (TBM) framework
Secure the adoption of strategic platforms with holistic insights using powerful reporting
Reduce IT complexity and improve efficiency
Promote collaboration between business and IT to react faster to business needs
Rationalise application costs and lower total cost of ownership
Prioritise IT projects
Strengthen business processes by uncovering technological gaps
Business Capability is the expression or the articulation of the capacity, materials, and expertise an organisation needs in order to perform core functions. Enterprise Architects use Business Capabilities to illustrate the overarching needs of your business in order to better strategise IT solutions that meet those business needs.
With BCM from Towers Associates, you can:
Create templated industry vertical capability maps
Know where your company is heading and how IT can help
Bridge business and IT by connecting Business Capabilities and applications
Technology & Risk
Technology risk is the potential for any unknown end-of-life components which might create a risk to the running of your business.
With TRM from Towers Associates, you can:
Analyse application lifecycles
Visualise end of life vendor dates
Understand how end-of-life technologies may impact your applications and business
Reduce cost and risk – and increase agility
Technology lifecycle mapping
The goal of a CMDB is to provide your organisation with the information needed to make better business decisions and run efficient ITSM processes. By centralising all configuration information, you and other leaders can better understand critical CIs and their relationships.
With CMDB from Towers Associates, you can:
Create a central reference point for IT assets and infrastructure
Map data flows and application dependencies
Promote transparency, visibility, and better management of IT assets
Support accurate risk assessment for new changes and deployments
Centralise data from a myriad of sources
Support effective event/incident management
Facilitate investigation of problem configuration items
Automate population and maintenance
Improve IT visibility and control across scaling hybrid cloud environments
Link software and servers to applications
Assess servers and data centres in use
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