04 Jan 2012

Summer patching

The Age – 04 January 2012

January is a time to take stock of IT. From planning to patching, there’s a lot you can do over the quieter summer months. Here a few ideas to think about.

Do you know what’s in your applications portfolio? asks Gartner VP Scott Nelson. “Probably not as well as you think you do.”

He suggests a number of top line strategies. Firstly, deploy an application rationalisation methodology to make decisions about which applications to overhaul. Then eliminating or replace broken, poorly functioning and obsolete applications.

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