Software apps represent an increasing part of businesses’ assets. Thus, their quality and performance levels must be subject to evaluation and appropriate controls, wherever it occurs in development, acquisition or maintenance phases.
Various and effective software and systems engineering tools are widely used. But they don’t really share and aggregate results. Project stakeholders lack the overall visibility required to take critical decisions essential to project success: cost control and optimization, on-time delivery, work product quality and resource management.
The IT business actors then face then a double requirement: