July 28, 2017

Is Your PMO Ready To Take A More Activist Role?

The turbulent nature of business, competing strategic initiatives and the pace of change is creating more pressure than ever before on the PMO and its leaders, according to industry research firm Gartner. In a press release issued April 15th, Gartner predicts most C-suites in the largest global organizations will rely on activist enterprise program management [...]

Optimizing Your Application Portfolio Can Uncover Significant IT Savings


Gartner research has shown that if you own an application for 15 years, the cost of the initial project will be, on average, 8% of the 15 year “total cost of ownership.” In other words, 92% of the cost of an average application occurs after the project has finished as “maintenance.” So how can enterprises [...]

Bloated Application Portfolios are Bogging Down IT and Inhibiting Business Growth says New Cap Gemini Research Report


According to a new report issued by Cap Gemini, nearly half (48%) of IT decision makers recently surveyed by the firm believe their business has more applications than it needs, and nearly three-quarters of those IT leaders believe at least one-fifth of their current applications share similar functionality and should be consolidated, and another 57 [...]