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Align IT Resource, Project, and Service Investments to Business Priorities

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Agility
Accountability
Visibility into Planned Investments
Align your team, dollars and plan to business goals
  • Interactive analytics to see variances & impact of plan adjustments
  • Evaluate scenarios and make decisions at the line item detail level
  • Report on labor, vendors and assets against key initiatives
  • Plan in local currencies and easily view costs in multiple currencies
Adjust Plans Quickly and Accurately
Automate end-to-end budget and forecast processes
  • Quickly modify plans to respond to changing business priorities
  • Evaluate hiring scenarios & adjust headcount plans through the year
  • Automatically carryover multi-year line items for contracts & assets
  • Seamlessly model, budget and forecast contract renewals
Drive Stakeholder Accountability
End-to-end plan creation & management within a single source of truth
  • Drive collaboration and eliminate errors with one unified plan
  • Avoid surprises with automated variance analysis
  • Mitigate planning risk with automated process and governance
  • Provide targets and engage stakeholders to achieve accountability
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Case Study: AOL Ties IT Investment Plans to Business Priorities

How AOL uses Apptio IT Planning to account for every IT dollar spent

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Nailing Your IT Financial Plan

How IT Leaders can overcome common IT budgeting and forecasting challenges

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6 Best Practices for Efficient, Predictable IT Planning

A practical guide to headache-free IT planning.

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Apptio IT Planning Foundation

Simplify Resource Budgeting, Forecasting, and Long-Range Planning
  • Create budgets and variance views across cost centers
  • Generate budget line items for labor, contracts, and assets
  • Create rolling forecasts for OPEX and CAPEX
  • Model scenarios for contract renewals, hiring, and capacity
  • Build multi-year plans with contract and asset line items
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Apptio Project Financial Planning

Manage the Financial Lifecycle of IT Projects
  • Plan costs and resources for single and multi-year projects
  • Forecast direct and indirect costs based on units and volume
  • Track project burn rate and P&L
  • Model impact of changes on budgets and shared resources 
  • Model IT service pricing based on project run costs
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Apptio Services Demand Planning

Align IT Services to Business Demand
  • Establish IT service budgets with equitable and justifiable cost allocations
  • Forecast changes in demand that drive corresponding service changes 
  • Set IT service unit prices based on forecasted service costs and volumes
  • Forecast chargebacks and cost recovery
  • Model service price scenarios to determine impact on consumers
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Why IT Needs Its Own Planning Tool

Eight real-world reasons a dedicated system of record is crucial to effective IT financial planning.

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IT Planning Family Data Sheet

Align IT Resource, Project, and Service Investments to Business Priorities.

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Together, Apptio IT Planning and Apptio Cost Transparency provide a comprehensive view of past, present and future IT spend.

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Integrated with Cost Transparency
Build fact-based & defensible budgets & forecasts

Apptio TBM Unified Model™ (ATUM™) for spend management
Budget-to-actuals variance analysis by IT cost pool and IT resource tower
Data-driven budget justifications using historical and unit costs

Quick Time to Value
Hosted in the cloud & delivered on-demand

Self-service setup and configuration to get up and running in days
Interfaces with GL & CPM systems via simple import/export
Jumpstart onboarding service for rapid time-to-value

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