Governance

Governance

The purpose of governance is to make sure the application always provides what the business needs and covers the entire lifecycle.

Agile Project management Change management Requirements management

Typically the life of an application starts with a business case that’s been developed using Business Case Development (BCD) methodologies. Many organizations are using Project Management methodologies to transform the business case to a real application and Project Portfolio Management. When the first initial release is deployed into production the application responsibility typically move from the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) to the Application portfolio Management (APM).

ALM governance focus the discipline of IT asset management of software assets and this process becomes increasingly important as organization grow, mature and collect more software assets.

ALM provides effective processes and guidelines for onboarding new technologies and applications as well as retiring those that have served their purpose.

Most business processes undergo constant re-evaluation, but most deployed applications don’t, making the application remain fixed while the business process change around them. ALM Governance cover the entire lifecycle and continually re-evaluate insights.

  • BPM (Business Process Management)
  • Requirements management
  • Knowledge management
  • Compliance
  • Architecture (IT, Solution, Infra, Software)

Areas:

  • Business case management
  • Project portfolio management
  • Application portfolio management
  • Technology mapping (POC labs) [R&D]
  • Decision support

See Technical debt

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technical_debt

  • Continuous Inspection

Disciplines

  • Business Case Development
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Application Portfolio Management
  • Assets Management
  • Security Management
  • License Management
  • (Enterprise Architecture)