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Applications Portfolio Analysis (APA)

Applications portfolio analysis (APA) is the process of reviewing and assessing the applications used by a business. These applications can be internal, such as those used for HR and accounting, or external, such as those used for eCommerce and customer relations. APA evaluates the business need for each application and its technical and financial feasibility with the goal of identifying which applications should be kept, upgraded, or replaced to improve the overall business efficiency.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Applications Portfolio Analysis (APA)

APA can help SMBs make better decisions about which applications to keep, update, or discard. It can also help them identify opportunities for the consolidation and standardization of their applications portfolio. By doing so, SMBs can reduce costs and improve efficiency. APA can also assist SMBs in aligning their applications with their overall business strategy.

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