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6 Best Practices for Communicating the Business Value of IT

In this executive brief, we explore best practices for understanding and communicating the business value of IT. Discover how to show cost, consumption and the full impact of technology choices in business terms, and learn from the experiences of companies including CME Group, AOL, and Dell. Use these helpful tips to manage demand and questions from business units.

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Top 10 Metrics to Manage the Business of IT

As IT becomes increasingly more strategic and integrated with the business, managers must become more adept at communicating the cost and value of IT spend. While IT leaders are surrounded by data, too often they lack the right metrics to manage technology investments and communicate with business partners. To address this, the TBM Council has endorsed a set of standard metrics to manage the business of IT. This document summarizes those metrics and provides guidance on how to use them.

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The Role of TBM in Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have made a comeback. Industry reports indicate that 2014 was the best year for M&A worldwide since 2007, with a 47 percent improvement over the previous year. The momentum is expected to continue this year and beyond. In this paper learn how Apptio's suite of SaaS-based TBM applications provide the tools to enable transparency through each of the M&A phases.

Nailing Your IT Financial Plan

Download this executive brief for a quick overview on how you can overcome common IT budgeting and forecasting challenges to:

  • Increase the predictability and efficiency of your IT planning process
  • Improve planning transparency to drive accountability and collaboration
  • Make faster, more accurate IT planning decisions to better support business priorities

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Simplifying and Automating IT Planning

If you’ve ever owned the IT budgeting and forecasting processes, you’ll probably agree that building and managing a financial plan is painful. Most IT Finance professionals recall feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, or concerned at some point in the process — or at least pondering questions such as, “Didn’t we just finish last year’s budget?”, “Can I get everything rolled-up in time?”, or “How will it drive our priorities and outcomes?”

6 Best Practices for Communicating the Business Value of Public-Sector IT

In this executive brief, we explore best practices for understanding and communicating the business value of IT for public sector IT. Discover how to show cost, consumption and the full impact of technology choices in business terms, and learn from the experiences of agencies such as Freddie Mac and State of Iowa. Use these helpful tips to manage demand and questions from mission programs. Register now to download a complimentary copy of this Apptio executive brief.

Accelerate FITARA Progress and Boost Your Scorecard

Download this executive brief for more information on how Apptio’s Technology Business Management applications can help Federal IT and finance leaders to:

  • Understand the total cost, utilization and consumption of IT portfolios
  • Meet FITARA goals with TBM applications and a FITARA-specific dashboard
  • Advance IT initiatives for a swift path to FITARA

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