What is Application Rationalization?

What is Application Rationalization?

Good question.  Application rationalization has many interpretations. Gartner says “Application rationalization is the radical reshuffling of an application portfolio as part of an application strategy, a plan that implements changes to applications to...
5 Tips to Find Software and SaaS Savings Now (and in the Future)

5 Tips to Find Software and SaaS Savings Now (and in the Future)

IT leaders are looking for ways to reduce spending to deal with the economic impacts of the current pandemic. Software costs, including SaaS, often represent as much as a quarter of IT budgets. While long-term contracts with major software vendors can make it...
SaaS Cost Analysis – Getting the Upper Hand in SaaS Vendor Negotiations

SaaS Cost Analysis – Getting the Upper Hand in SaaS Vendor Negotiations

Organizations are ratcheting up how much they’re spending on cloud-based software—SaaS in particular—while cutting on-premises software. It’s likely that SaaS solutions already represent a rapidly growing part of your enterprise application portfolio. Do you have...
Technology Spend & Other CIO Challenges During COVID

Technology Spend & Other CIO Challenges During COVID

Just one quarter ago, CIOs were worried about many things, but pandemics were probably not even in the top 100 on the list of concerns. As we all know, in a matter of months, life and CIO priorities have changed dramatically. Worrying about customer experience with a...
Driving Digital Transformation with Flexera: A Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Management Platforms—Again!

Driving Digital Transformation with Flexera: A Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Management Platforms—Again!

It’s been 14 years since Flexera’s cloud management solutions were first envisioned by RightScale founders in a warehouse turned incubator near a beach in Santa Barbara, CA. Now, for the second consecutive year, we’re positioned in the Leaders quadrant of...