Companies increasingly rely on IT discovery to provide a complete picture of the infrastructure for IT optimization and migration initiatives. But current methods are costly, and they can take too long to deliver results. ALDM (analytics for logical dependency mapping), a new service from IBM Research, is changing all of that. In this paper, Larry Thompson, IBM offering development executive, explains how ALDM reengineers IT discovery with analytics, automation and cloud computing technologies and delivers a more complete and accurate view of your IT environment. Learn about the benefits of IBM's analytics for logical dependency mapping (ALDM) service - faster and more cost-effective IT discovery.