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Troux Enterprise Architecture Solutions by Richard J. Reese

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Lifecycle management

Another use of the repository is managing the lifecycles of vendor products, as well as software and other technology created by the development teams within the company. Lifecycles are presented using a GANTT style report. Products are listed along with timelines showing the status of each product. Status is available from an industry (vendor) perspective and can be augmented with plans made within the company. Products and internal software can be categorized as "generally available", "limited use", "end-of-life", and "obsolete".

The following screenshot is an example of a typical lifecycle report:

Lifecycle management

This type of visualization ...

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