Create a program for an application goal

After you create a goal, you must have a program to achieve the goal that you created. Create a program, link it to the goal, and associate a program manager to the program.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_apm.apm_analyst

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Application Portfolio > Application Strategy > Home.

    You can also navigate to Application Portfolio > Application Strategy > Programs and click New.

  2. Click Create Program on the top pane of the Application Portfolio Management Home page.
  3. In the New Program form, fill in the form fields.
    Table 1. New Program form
    Field Description
    Program Name Unique name for the program.
    Goal Target goal that is to be achieved for the program.
    Program manager Name of the program manager.
    Portfolio Portfolio to which the program belongs.
    Used by APM Check box enabled by default. Indicates that the program is used by APM.
    Description Detailed description of the program.
    Dates
    Planned start date Intended date for the program to begin.
    Planned end date Intended date for the program to end.
    Planned duration Expected duration of the program in days and hours.
    Actual start date Date on which the program actually begins.
    Actual end date Date on which the program actually ends.
    Actual duration Duration of the program in days and hours, from its start to closure.
    Financials
    Estimated cost An estimate of the cost of the program.
    Actual cost Actual cost of the program.
    Budget cost Budgeted cost of the program.
    Planned benefit Benefit received from the program.
  4. Click Save.
    You can view all the programs in the Programs list section of the portal.

What to do next

Learn about and create a guided plan to execute the program that you have created or any other program in the list.