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Application management (AM) is the process of managing the operation, maintenance, versioning and upgrading of an application throughout its lifecycle. AM includes best practices, techniques and procedures essential to a deployed application's optimal operation, performance and efficiency throughout the enterprise and back-end IT infrastructure.
Application management (AM) is an enterprise wide IT governance approach geared toward providing an optimal application performance benchmark for organizations while incorporating business and IT segments, each with diverse AM objectives.
Key AM stakeholders are:
AM processes include Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Application Portfolio Management (APM) and Application Performance Management (APM).