Ideally, using the enterprise portfolio as the basis for defining business demand and requirements to enable the execution of transformation initiatives is a step in the right direction.
If you can’t use enterprise portfolios for this purpose, how much value do they have? So the real question is how do you use them?
Technology has driven incredible gains in productivity in recent decades, but it has also exponentially increased the number of applications in almost every organization leaving many with thousands to manage. While Application Portfolio Management has helped them to clarify the costs of these applications and to understand their portfolios better, it does not effectively address all of the different complexities of application governance.