Application Portfolio Management (APM)

The foundation of any good IT repository is well-organized, consistent and interconnected data. Thanks to functionalities like LeanIX's Excel Import, its integrations with other IT Management Applications and open APIs, bringing data into the system is a quick and easy process.

See it in Action

These Customers already did it

APM in 30 Days


"LeanIX helped us on our way to get an overview of our SAP landscape and a shared understanding of where to head within a couple of weeks."

Andreas Puke

IT Architecture Manager AMAG


"When I started as Dropbox’s first CIO, LeanIX was key for me to create visibility into the internal IT application landscape. Today this allows us to make faster decisions on integrating new software, creating efficiencies and increasing our productivity."

Sylvie Veilleux

CIO, Dropbox

Application Portfolio Management Fundamentals

Requirements for a Solid
APM Use Case


Linking Business Capabilities with Applications is essential for Enterprise Architecture repositories.

These relationships can easily be established in LeanIX by importing both raw or already related data via Excel or through its integrations with IT Management solutions and Open APIs.

Excel Import/Export

How to Import Data From Excel


Define and Export

Select the columns in LeanIX for the Fact Sheet Type that you'd like to import.

Download an Excel Template from LeanIX already built for inserting and importing your data.



Fill the Excel Template with all data (and meta-data) regarding the specific Fact Sheet Type.



Import the file with the populated data to safely preview the information. If everything checks out, put it to production.


Fill-up and Adjust the Remaining Data Quickly with Inline Editing

Edit data sets directly in the LeanIX Table View with the same perks that Excel offers. Pull-downs to fill-up, copy and pastes, data validation, tagging and so much more.

  • Copy & Paste
  • Pull-down to Fill-up
  • Single- & Multiselect Tags
  • Validation on Save

Business Value

Ensure Application Support for Your Business Capabilities


Making Every Step a Success

Our Customer Success Team helps you on every step of the way. Benefit from years of Enterprise Architecture experience bundled with deep product knowledge to tackle any challenge - together.

Patrick Pfisterer
Patrick Senior CS Manager DACH
Carsten Director CS Mgmt DACH
Kai Customer Success Manager
Sai Technical Consultant Associate
Larissa Customer Support Specialist
Christian Director CS Mgmt EMEA + APAC
Tarun ServiceNow Solution Architect
Negin Mahmoudi
Negin Customer Success Associate
Sandro Consultant
Alexander Beese
Alexander Senior Consultant
Simon Uerdingen
Simon Technical Consultant Associate

Dedicated Customer Success Representatives are paired with every LeanIX client.

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Common Challenges

Answer APM Questions
in LeanIX With Authority

Available on the LeanIX Store

What the Community Has Built


This Report displays lifecycle information from Fact Sheets in a Burndown diagram. In the initial configuration, for example, it shows the lifecycle transitions of Applications in a specific time frame. From the Burndown, the actual phase transition of an Application can be determined in addition to the various transitions.

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