Modern business technology seldom exists in a vacuum. Today’s
organizations incorporate a range of systems, applications, and hardware
devices, all interconnected. And while this allows for powerful network
infrastructure, it also creates certain problems. Namely, it creates a
complex structure in which business critical applications and
technologies depend on different servers and separate network devices.
And when these dependencies go unrecognized, a simple change within an
infrastructure can have far-reaching and disastrous effects on
A lack of application dependency mapping can lead to operational
inefficiencies, fragmented technologies, poor or incomplete data
quality, a lack of analytics in optimizing data, low or inadequate
levels of automation, and communication issues.