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Application Rationalization and Portfolio Management solution

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Business solution to make improvements in efficiency, ROI and cost savings across the organization.

Application Rationalization and Portfolio Management solution

  1. 1. Providing:• Cost Savings• Improved Efficiency• Maximized ROI www.carolynsreid.com 1
  2. 2. • Implement major IT modernization• Replace Legacy systems• Move systems to the cloud• Consolidate databases• Eliminate redundancy and rationalize agency’s applications• Improve management of Federal projects/ stop failing projects• Deliver meaningful functionality in a timely manner• Develop a long range IT vision or roadmap What are the Issues/ Pains? 2
  3. 3. Prioritize IT Resource Project and Fund Roadmap Analysis Portfolio ProjectsThis results in improved efficiency and meets the business needs. 3
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  5. 5. From Concept to Benefit: Results of this process: portfolio of the highest value investments withassurance that resource capacity meets demand and IT is implementingoptimized improvements needed for the organization’s applications and systems. 5
  6. 6. Here we see where we need to investigate systems and applications tolook at issues around performance, risk, business criticality and cost. 6
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  8. 8. We need to drill down on IT systems andapplications that are not performingwell, risky, don’t fit the process or aren’tsatisfying users. 8
  9. 9. We have applications that do not fit the process, are risky and haveother performance issues. We need to make decisions about these applications. 9
  10. 10. The scores provide valuable information for optimizing decisions. 10
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  12. 12. We can combinesimilar projects intoprograms forefficiency 12
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  15. 15. Looking at Priorities and Resource capacity/ demand to ensure the the Portfolio of projects provides maximum value and projects are successful. www.carolynsreid.com 15
  16. 16.  What do we need to know to make decisions about our IT Applications and systems? Process fit Finding: User satisfaction • Redundancy • High maintenance cost Amount of risk • Lack of support Adherence to technical standards Compliance issues • Performance • Security issues Business criticality • Data integrity issues Redundancy • Poor performance • Threat of system failure/ outage • Not meeting business needs • Inefficiency • Lack of flexibility, adaptability, agilityWith this specific information, we can score and analyze to support critical decisions. 16
  17. 17.  Improved decisions  Cost Savings  Improve Efficiency  Meet Business Needs and tie IT efforts to Strategic Plan  Eliminate Redundancy  Phased approach for quick wins  Improve Project ManagementWith this specific information, we can score and analyze to support critical decisions. 17
  18. 18. Key Features BenefitChange Management Robust stakeholder analysis, communications planning, process transition mapping minimizes risk of project failurePhased Approach Ensures solution is implemented at appropriate pace for the organization, utilizing phased approach to achieve quick wins & ensure project success.Objective Criteria for Repeatable approach to develop objective criteria toDecision Making ensure that the organization makes decisions based on information that supports the desired outcomes.Portfolio Management Gives the organization flexibility to handle change:Method Budget cuts, funding delays, short staff, changing mandates, changing strategy. How do we ensure success? 18
  19. 19. Carolyn Reid  csreid1@cox.net  602-882-5292 Utilizing expertise in:  www.carolynsreid.com Portfolio Management Risk Management / Mitigation Change Management Application Rationalization Program ManagementUtilizing best practices to provide proven solutions withtrack record for cost savings, improved efficiency,maximized ROI and optimized decisions 19