APM has referred to both application performance monitoring and application performance management. Are these terms synonymous or do the entail varying technical capabilities? Perhaps monitoring refers to the expectations of the tools themselves and how to implement them. Management refers to the aspirational, where these tools are heading in the future:
It’s strange to think that we would not normally use monitoring and management synonymously, but when used in the APM vernacular they seem to be interchangeable. This may be a visceral response, but I see the APM idiom converging on itself and becoming a matter of expectations vs. aspirations.
You can read more here: Application Performance Monitoring Convergence