PR Newswire - March 26, 2015
The Technology Business Management Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to standardizing and promoting best practices for running IT like a business, opened registration for this year's lineup of nine industry and profession-specific workgroups. Designed to provide a forum for IT leaders to collaborate and define best practices for TBM specific to their industry or role, this year's workgroup themes include: Insurance, Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Power & Utilities, Regional Banking, Global Banking, CFO of IT, Technology Infrastructure Efficiency, and IT Strategy and Planning.
IT Channel Expert - March 19, 2015
Once the true cost of IT has been demystified for the business, many benefits can be realized. IT can notably have fact-based conversations with the business about the costs of the services they are providing and take the emotion out of the discussion, present the business with options for consideration, tied to cost, about adding new services or capabilities and give a better understanding of the value IT provides to the business as well as increased trust for the CIO.
PR Newswire - March 10, 2015
Apptio®, the leading provider of cloud-based Technology Business Management (TBM) software, today made available a January, 2015 Forrester Research, Inc. report, Apply Technology Business Management to Shift from Tech Cost to a Tech Value Conversation. The report, written by Eveline Oehrlich and Jean-Pierre Garbani, found that TBM is "ripe for adoption" within enterprise IT organizations looking to measure their costs on a granular level and demonstrate the value of technology investments to their business partners.
GeekWire - March 09, 2015
The Geekwire 200 list of privately-held Pacific Northwest startups, had some big movers during the past month. Avvo, the Seattle-based online attorney directory and legal advice site, cracked into the top 10. Meanwhile, Apptio jumped six slots to #9 on the list, which continues its upward rise from earlier this year.
Computer Business Review - February 12, 2015
Apptio, a cloud-based Technology Business Management software provider, has announced the integration of Microsoft Azure billing data into its Apptio Cost Transparency application. Apptio is now partnered with both AWS and Microsoft Azure and can offer views of public cloud data in the context of overall IT spend.
Business-Cloud.com - February 11, 2015
In 2014 Apptio announced the release of their Cost Transparency (CT) program for business units. And coupled within their newly released planning application this has become a powerful piece of software for shared service providers. It is not a major release except in one important aspect. Previously it was possible to identify what spend individual departments were making with AWS services in the cloud and this functionality has now been extended to Azure. This will allow businesses to compare their spending between the two leaders in cloud storage services.
Information Week - February 10, 2015
Apptio, which has been capturing and analyzing Amazon Web Services billing data, recently added the same capabilities for Microsoft Azure cloud. Its Cost Transparency for Azure software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering came out of beta to become generally available Feb. 4. First American participated in Apptio's beta release of Cost Transparency for Azure and influenced the final direction it took before its general release.
PR Newswire - February 09, 2015
Apptio®, the leading provider of cloud-based Technology Business Management (TBM) software, today announced integration of Microsoft AzureTM billing data into its Apptio Cost Transparency (CT) application. Coupled with its earlier AWS integration, Apptio now provides one of the most comprehensive views of public cloud data in the context of overall IT spend. By enabling enterprises to monitor how the consumption of public cloud services is shaping overall IT costs, resulting model and the analyses are presented in a set of metrics, KPIs, and reports that can be understood by both technology and business leaders.
The Wall Street Journal - February 04, 2015
Something strange is happening in the technology industry’s capital: Silicon Valley is starting to like Microsoft Corp. That sentiment has been rare in the Bay Area and at other startup hubs, where for years many techies either ignored Microsoft as a has-been or sidestepped it in fear the company would hew to a former tactic of crushing young rivals.
425 Business - January 30, 2015
Driving along I-405, the Bellevue skyline comes into focus and drivers catch a glimpse of countless Seattle Seahawks signs and flags that adorn many downtown office buildings. Inside these office buildings several blue-and-green clad employees celebrate their team each workweek.