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An application portfolio management method - for implementation at SCANIA CV AB
KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Industrial Information and Control Systems.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Information Technology (IT) has become a vital tool for most industrial businesses and Scania CV AB is no exception. As the importance of IT generally has increased, the usage and number of applications has grown as well. Applications are substantial assets for an organization that is heavily supported by IT. Consequently, a way of managing applications efficiently and sustaining the costs of applications rather low ? doing more with less ? is required. In addition it is also important, from a business perspective, that applications as part of IT are aligned with business strategies and goals. Application Portfolio Management (APM) is a practice and a business-centric activity aimed to allocate IT resources to support business objectives and strategies; it helps determining the impact of applications and the relative importance of each application in the portfolio to the business. APM attempts to justify and measure the financial benefits of each application relative to the costs of the applications? maintenance and operations. Performing APM successfully is nevertheless a complicated issue, and something that many businesses are challenged with on a daily basis. New applications are constantly and regularly added, downloaded, purchased or selfdeveloped ? too often without any further control. In order to regain the control of the software that automates the business, and ensuring that the applications adds value and reliability to the company, Scania CV AB requires a rigorous and comprehensive method for an APM approach. In this master thesis together with Camilla Palomeques?s thesis1, such a method is provided. These two theses also offer a suggestion on how to proceed with the APM effort at Scania CV AB.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 135 p.
Series
EES Examensarbete / Master Thesis
Keyword [en]
Application, Application Portfolio Management, APM, Framework, Technical Quality, System Goals, Non-functional Requirements, Scania, R&D
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Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-81364OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-81364DiVA: diva2:497365
Educational program
Master of Science in Engineering - Industrial Engineering and Management
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Technology
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Available from: 2012-02-28 Created: 2012-02-10 Last updated: 2012-03-06Bibliographically approved

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