Business Management IT Business Management offerings help you better manage demand, balance resources, manage agile and waterfall projects, perform budget planning, and map costs to technical and business services. IT runs more like a business unit and aligns better with the rest of the organization. Plugins at the organization level Organization Extension (com.snc.organization_extension) is a new plugin added in the Kingston release that activates Goals, Business unit, Enterprise strategy, and Business unit strategy entities. It is available on zboot to all customers with demo data. Business Units, Goals, Enterprise Strategy, and Business Unit Strategy modules are available in the Organization application menu. Business Applications and Business Capabilities modules are also available within the Organization application menu, however, their related tables are moved to Configuration Management (CMDB) (com.snc.cmdb) plugin, which is available on zboot but without demo data. Application Portfolio ManagementUse the ServiceNow® Application Portfolio Management (APM) application to gain a comprehensive understanding of the applications used in your organization so you can identify redundancies, and decrease budgetary costs. By consolidating applications within the same business function, you can identify applications to modernize or upgrade. APM also helps you decide whether to invest, sustain, or replace applications based on the business need aligned towards the organization goal.Project Portfolio ManagementProject Portfolio Management provides a simplified, team-oriented approach to Project Portfolio Management and IT development by combining several individual applications.Financial ManagementUse the ServiceNow® Financial Management application to allocate, track, and report on expenses in your organization.Release ManagementThe ServiceNow® Release Management application encompasses the planning, design, build, configuration, and testing of hardware and software releases to create a defined set of release components.Enterprise Release ManagementEnterprise Release Management helps you to efficiently plan and manage enterprise releases, product releases, and the deployment process.Agile DevelopmentThe ServiceNow® Agile Development application is an iterative and incremental process for software development environments. Agile Development application is enhanced with Agile Development 2.0.Test ManagementThe ServiceNow® Test Management application provides a tool for manual software testing. Business Planning PortalA business plan consists of a business goal and a plan to achieve that goal. Business planning involves various entities of a business such as goals, business units, business capabilities, capability map, enterprise strategies, and business unit strategies. As a business planner you can manage these entities from the business planning portal.Cost ManagementThe ServiceNow® Cost Management application tracks configuration item costs. The costs can be allocated to business units and used in reports.