Application Portfolio Management (APM)
Increasing confidence & value by adding objective metrics to your APM program/practice.
Application Portfolio Management (APM) initiatives strive to inventory lots of information about an application, collecting information about release dates, owners and business users. APM does a great job of documenting the application’s relationship to other layers in the business, but it misses one critical capability – it doesn’t look inside the box. APM can tell you the impact of change for a given application, but it doesn’t provide any objective metrics on the application itself – like risk of failure, upgrade difficulties or recommended maintenance effort – until now.
CAST Highlight provides a smart integration with your current APM practice.
CAST Highlight adds objective metrics to existing APM initiatives, supplying fact-based data on application risks, complexity and costs. It was built to complement existing APM programs, easily exporting this objective information for consumption by a variety of tools. Objective metrics around production risk and application complexity can now be viewed directly in your APM solution, providing answers to a new level of impact analysis questions. Add to that metric-driven costs on software maintenance and technical debt, and you now have unparalleled visibility across the portfolio.
Secure/Defend agility & scalability by monitoring software complexity and adaptability risk metrics.
Control customer experience & satisfaction using the business value indicator.
Integrate technical debt and risk metrics into the IT strategic planning process.
Highlight is a really helpful tool for an organization like us, it helped us in making strategic decision towards business investment.
CAST complements our offerings in the technology space with hard facts and metrics.
Key Features & Analytics
Fast & Easy
Taking control of your Application Portfolio has never been so easy. Onboard your applications in minutes and get fact-based analytics on software risks, technical debt & software maintenance costs.
Highlight identifies the missing piece in your APM puzzle: exclusive and fact-based insight on your software quality risks through a painless code-level analysis (SAP, COBOL, JEE, C#, C/C++, etc.)
Your code never leaves your environment. In addition, we take care of the confidentiality, integrity & security of your application portfolio analytics & assessment – we’ve been certified ISO/IEC 27001:2013
Get immediate access to CAST Highlight – Browse and report on a set of real applications today! Then contact us to start analyzing your own applications.