Best Practice Report

CIOs: Reduce Costs By Scoring Applications

Manage Tech Obsolescence And Change IT Demand Governance

January 6th, 2023
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CIOs have been challenged on where to focus legacy modernization and where to prioritize for resilient operations. Forrester’s Future Fit Survey, 2022, shows that respondents at 36% of modern and 50% of future fit organizations say that increasing operational resilience is a critical priority for their organization over the next 12 months. An application scoring mechanism is a first step toward creating application transparency, providing actionable and objective information about each application. Application scoring mechanisms give CIOs a rating mechanism that can help them reallocate maintenance dollars to the highest-priority applications while taming and phasing out commodity applications.

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