Collaborate and engage with the service provider IT teams to review the application maintenance and stability plans for the Application Portfolio to ensure that point of failures are addressed, risks have mitigation/contingency actions identified and problems are resolved.

More Uses of the Application Portfolio Toolkit:

  • Ensure the adherence to the appropriate governance functions relating to the applications in accordance with enterprise guidelines, policies and practices.
  • Ensure you nurture; understand the relationships, dependencies and impact of integrated business functions, core systems, applications and technical platforms.
  • Be certain that your organization develops productive relationships with business leaders across your organization to influence how applications can enable new sources of value.
  • Be accountable for working closely with the Application Portfolio leaders, drive and facilitates effective collaboration and communications between the IT organization and the business communities.
  • Standardize: net technology, designing and integrating business systems and software applications in alignment with industry standards and architectural strategy.
  • Confirm your team identifies, evaluate and develops processes and procedures that are effective, meet requirements and standards and follow policy and/or risk compliance regulations.
  • Be accountable for ensuring requirements are correctly interpreted and transformed into software solutions that meet the business need.
  • Arrange that your planning assess the interactions and interfaces between applications, databases, and middleware systems to identify and address gaps in functional coverage.
  • Collaborate with the client and internal stakeholders to determine the clients key success metrics and report against on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide advisory sessions to tackle tough challenges in APM, designing processes that help your clients overcome obstacles and achieve organizational success.
  • Arrange that your design develops technical solutions based on the business requirements and functional specifications provided by analysts and determines requirement impact on existing architecture, work processes and systems.
  • Develop productive relationships with business leaders and product managers across your organization to influence how applications can enable new sources of value.
  • Communicate and establish relationship with affiliates and partner entity leadership with personalized and appropriate and relevant information points with system operational and IT support context.
  • Assure your organization assess product impact by conducting Application Portfolio gap analysis, quantitative research into key user behaviors, and business process changes in partnership with product managers and service owners.
  • Provide update to appropriate leadership on work in progress, work completed, and work planned, and issues potentially impacting the on time completion or quality level of work.
  • Establish that your organization communicates with all parties to resolve system challenges and to perform mentoring and training customers, implementation teams, end users, etc.
  • Confirm your team ensures functional and technical development requirements for application modifications and integrations conform to application development standards.
  • Support customer onboarding and work cross functionally with your sales, support, services and partner teams for successful deployment.
  • Be certain that your enterprise participates in and provides significant contribution to all technology based operational activities in support of maintaining the continuity of operations for the Asset Protection Solutions Department.
  • Develop mechanisms to capture knowledge, learnings, and migrations patterns, and to share internally and externally with customers and partners.
  • Evaluate and optimize quality assurance and testing to ensure end to end coverage on regression, automation, performance and load test of Application Portfolio.
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk.
  • Support strategic organization initiatives and special projects and drive shift left activities to support resolving user issues with fewer touch points.
  • Ensure that all business operations needs are monitored and fulfilled in time for business/department needs through alignment of service levels to focused business outcomes, milestones and deliverables.
  • Be accountable for analyzing Application Portfolios, identifying dependencies and common infrastructure platform components, and assessing migration feasibility.
  • Arrange that your project develops a high performing team by increasing the high potential employee mix, ensuring solid succession planning, and maintaining long term organizational strategic designs.
  • Make sure that your enterprise provides recommended design modifications / suggestions for procedures and applications, exercises considerable latitude in deciding mission goals.
  • Warrant that your project facilitates the application governance process to gain consensus on a prioritized set of measurable business outcomes that applications must support.
  • Establish that your group provides application management, vendor management, and technology leadership across the Application Portfolio, business units and organizations, while communicating and resolving issues and risks.
  • Ensure you assess; recommend alternatives on migrating the Application Portfolio to best align with business needs and to optimize maintainability and performance.

 

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