Application Management ITIL is the amplification of the Release Management process specifically focusing on the Application Lifecycle.
Application Management ITIL – the last piece of the ITIL framework! Application Management ITIL addresses the complex subject of managing applications from the initial business need, through the Application Management lifecycle, up to and including retirement.
In addition, Application Management includes the interaction with IT Service Management disciplines contained in Service Delivery, Service Support and ICT Infrastructure Management.
Application Management ITIL – value add! Application Management ITIL places a strong emphasis on ensuring that IT projects and strategies are tightly aligned with those of the business throughout the applications lifecycle.
This is critically important in ensuring that the business is receiving, and IT is delivering, the proper value for the investments made.
Application Management ITIL – scope! Applications, along with data and infrastructure components, such as hardware, the operating system, and middleware, make up the technology components of IT systems that in turn are part of an IT service.
Application Management ITIL – holistic! Application Management ITIL provides a comprehensive, end-to-end description of all the management processes that need to be followed within the lifetime of an application (from conception to retirement).
It provides a holistic description of what needs to be done and by whom.
Application Management also establishes a road map that all IT professionals can follow to successfully deliver new and existing applications into the IT environment in a more sustainable manner.
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