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For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Strategies To Cut Application Costs And Increase Productivity Using Application Mining Tools

Increase Productivity And Quality While Reducing Exposure To Risk

April 24, 2009

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Authors

  • By Phil Murphy
  • with Mike Gilpin,
  • David D'Silva

Why Read This Report

Today's economic climate demands that applications professionals do more with less: more new development, more maintenance, more integration, and more technology change to support wild fluctuations in the pace of business change. A tall order in good economic times, these demands border on impossible as the economy falters and IT budgets tighten. Applications professionals need productivity gains for the plethora of day-to-day activities: scoping the impact of proposed changes quickly, completely, and accurately; ensuring the quality of application changes; proving adherence to functional and compliance requirements; right-sizing testing efforts; and maintaining ongoing stores of application knowledge to enable greater agility. Application mining tools increase productivity across a wide range of these activities, especially against large bases of custom-developed applications.

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Table of Contents

  • Application Mining Tools Are Relevant In Today's Economy
  • Customers Note Decreased Costs, Increased Productivity And Quality
  • Evaluate Your Business Case Using These Steps
  • Put App Mining In The Perspective Of An Application Management Strategy
  • RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Reclaim Your Application Resources
  • Supplemental Material
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