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Process Harmonization and Application Rationalization Services

Maximize efficiency and streamline your business operations with Xybion's comprehensive services for process harmonization and application rationalization.

What is Process Harmonization

Process harmonization involves standardizing the same activities across different locations within the same business units. This approach offers several key benefits:

Process Harmonization Framework

We follow the below process harmonization framework with aspects of “People-Process-Technology-Innovation” baked into the key facets of standardization and harmonization:

How is Process Harmonization implemented?

Influencer mapping

Overall governance and escalation

Measurement and KPIs

A Success Story

Listed below is a high-level roadmap, metrics framework and governance model for implementing process harmonization across the organization. 


How can Harmonization and standardization benefit you?

Harmonization does not necessarily mean that you would need generic processes – however its aim is to standardize ways of working across an organization. It benefits organizations including an improvement in operational and departmental efficiency, reduction in process complexity and reduced cycle times & operating costs. 

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Why Application Rationalization

The rapid turn of events since the pandemic, coupled with economic and geo-political shocks are converging to drive immediate and critical needs for organizations to identify opportunities to reduce costs.  Prior to COVID-19 and other high-risk events, multiple businesses and IT trends were driving revived organizational focus on application portfolio rationalization including: 

Business Optimization 

Organizations are launching new consumption-based business models and in turn are reevaluating their application portfolios.  


Modern cloud-based architecture (pre-configured, new features availability, etc.) is changing application economics and provides flexibility, extensibility, and scalability with a predictive and adaptive cost structure 

Mergers, Acquisitions 

Inorganic growth requires rapid integration of acquired companies to achieve M&A synergy objectives. This drives the need to rationalize and modernize the applications portfolio for the combined or divested companies 


Market forces are driving the need to have agility and faster time to market on product releases. As a result, the organizations are optimizing & streamlining the applications portfolio through automation & integration (APIs)  

Business Operations and IT Cost Efficiency 

High cost of maintaining and running core processes and associated applications is driving the need to optimize application portfolios 

Modernizing Legacy Applications 

According to a Global survey, the top software investment priority was “update/modernize key legacy applications,” with more than 20% marking it critical and about 41% marking it as high priority 

Methodology and Timeline

We follow a seamless, application focused framework and methodology as explained below:

Why Application Rationalization

Here are the methodology and sample timeline that could be applied to achieve application rationalization as per the above framework.  

Benefits of Application Rationalization

Rapid growth and digitization of organizations often leads to redundant applications with databases and middleware of their own because of poorly governed application portfolio and application architectures designed in silos. Such organizations often undertake an Application Portfolio Rationalization exercise with the primary objective of rationalizing current applications and increasing utilization of software licenses to achieve lower IT operating costs.  

Application rationalization helps to solve below issues:

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Our experienced experts bring subject matter expertise and cumulative industry experience in the dynamic, regulated, and fast-growing life sciences sector.

Strategy and Planning

Xybion professionals possess expertise in technology, data, transformation, and process change. We collaborate to create and execute a custom digital strategy that aligns with your business model.

Quality and Compliance

Our experienced experts bring subject matter expertise and cumulative industry experience in the dynamic, regulated, and fast-growing life sciences sector.