SaaS applications that help you better manage the economics of your projects, applications, and services so you can align spend to investments that deliver business value and drive growth. Every day, IT leaders like you deliver projects and services to run and expand your organization’s business. But without insights into costs, demand and capacity, it’s easy to get bogged down in operational minutiae and budget constraints of run-the-business service delivery, often to the detriment of business innovation. That's where Apptio comes in.
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RightScale’s 6th annual State of the Cloud report cites several new trends, including a renewed focus among enterprises on optimizing cloud costs.
IT leaders have a significant opportunity to help deliver on the promises that technology and information can enhance business competitiveness, but they can only do so if the business and IT collaborate to achieve this objective.
CIOs need to raise the game of vendor management. To date, they've been too focused on procurement, cost savings, and managing existing relationships.
Why read this report
Customer obsession is paramount for business success. With customers having more power than ever, a dynamic only accelerating, it is imperative that CIOs get ahead of the curve. This involves making key decisions that will help your company provide the necessary technology to win, serve, and retain customers. This report highlights the three key predictions for 2017:
Every new year brings about excitement for new initiatives, but it's also a time to reflect on what we've learned during the previous year. Here are the top 5 blogs from 2016, that are definitely worth a second read.
Digital transformation means different things to different people. The CIO is uniquely positioned to ensure digital initiatives support enterprise-wide strategies.
To help its media properties like Huffington Post and TechCrunch innovate faster and more profitably, AOL used its cost and performance model to determine it should embrace public cloud. It has already retired 14,000 servers, sold off a data center and lowered its carbon footprint 42%. Deep understanding of its service costs, capacity and performance was also a critical factor in AOL’s decision to acquire the majority of Microsoft’s advertising business this summer.
Nearly 1/3 of IT leaders spend 50+% of their budget on external IT services. The resulting multivendor landscape presents a challenging management scenario for IT.
If you are trying to accelerate a transformation in your IT organization, you've likely found that it's the organizational challenges, not technical ones, holding you back. How do you get IT staff, lines of business leaders and your C-suite on board when the destination is outside their comfort zone? Come listen to how AOL CIO James LaPlaine used Apptio data to make his business case.